- Be wary of opening email attachments from someone you have only just met - Ensure that you keep your internet security software up to date.Connecting With New People Online Get to know people, take your time and trust your instincts.Nothing will give you better prospective than time! Nothing hurts a relationship or friendship more than poor communication! If you want to take a walk hand in hand, let it be in the mall. If you start to feel ill, insist on calling a friend or taking a cab if you are too ill to drive home.Has your date's habits, mood or language inexplicably changed? Do background noises match the information you have been told? If you are both on the same wavelength you are less likely to get hurt. Tell someone who you are going to be with, including name & phone number.
You can talk about whatever is on your mind, or join the group converation.Act with caution and learn more about someone before contacting him or her outside of the dating site.Dating services run mail and chat so you can get to know people in a safer and [monitored/controlled] way. Use their platform and the added security it gives.Try submitting your date's phone numbers and email address to Google. Also try using the 'image-lookup-tool' on the Google image tab to see if your date's photos have been posted anywhere (else) online. Always ask "What would the other person say about you? Someone who cherishes you will always delight to take your call! Does your date seem irritable that you are calling unexpectedly? Don't be a pest, but try a couple of unanticipated times over a few days... Use a return address that will not reveal your identity or your physical address (i.e.