There is no substitution for acting with caution when communicating with someone you are just getting to know.
Here are some essential 'rules-of-the-road' for safely navigating any relationship, but especially one that begins online.
We believe in empowering you to make the best choices by providing guidance and support to help you discover your best qualities and those of your potential partners throughout your search.
As with anyone you meet—online or offline—your sound judgment and instincts are necessary to protect yourself.
Phoning with the other person is an important step in getting to know each other better.
But before you share phone numbers, make sure you have discussed the need to respect each other's privacy.
Once you've given out personal information, you cannot take it back!
We encourage you to get to know a match well via our secure e Harmony Mail system before taking the next step and sharing a telephone number, instant messenger handle or email address.
e Harmony works hard to deliver you the most compatible matches possible.However, as a general practice, you should always use good judgment and be cautious when deciding to click on any URL links.In particular, be aware of links that lead to web pages which look similar or identical to the e Harmony homepage, including its log-in fields.The only way to log in to your e Harmony account (through our webpage) is by directly accessing the e Harmony website at (Click here to watch "The Online Phishing Con" video) While online communication can accelerate one's sense of comfort and intimacy, we can't stress enough how important it is for you to take your time getting to know your match.