Staying safe online dating
Use a free email provider Your email address can give away a lot of information about you.
If someone is asking you to send them more photos of yourself - whether compromising or not - try to really think about what you’re sending, who’s going to see them and whether or not you’re easily identifiable in the photos.
Most people are legitimately there for this purpose and are decent, genuine people.
But you should always be aware that some people are online for less honest purposes.
If someone contacts you and something just doesn’t feel right about his or her profile, or the content of their conversation, or the way in which they chat to you, go with your gut.
Although you can gather a lot of info about someone via text and email, there's nothing like hearing a guy's voice and engaging in some back and forth banter to feel him out.