Get to know them first It can be a good idea to message and get to know a bit about each other before meeting up.It can help to give you a sense of who they are – and whether you have things in common.
Don't let a lack of familiarity keep you from participating in online dating.
The vast majority of people using dating services, are there with good, honest intentions. At the risk of sounding like a killjoy, it’s important to stop for a minute and make sure you’re aware of the pitfalls and risks.
Here is our advice, for using dating services, safely: One of the golden rules of online dating is don’t exchange personal information.
Dating is all about forming an emotional bond with someone but you have to be careful not to get too emotionally involved with someone, too quick.
Establish some emotional boundaries and maintain some distance till you are sure the person is someone you would like to invest more time in.