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People are skeptical about descriptions of jobs and lifestyles. They cock an eyebrow over poetic prose from a potential romantic partner.

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And they're downright dubious about the seemingly ageless quality of the person in the photos. With all this doubt fogging up the computer screen, it's no wonder that many online hopefuls, and especially women, are worried about sharing their phone number with someone they've met online. Online dating has especially caught on among people on opposite ends of the dating spectrum, or those between the ages of 18 and 24 and those between 55 and And two-thirds of online daters have gone on a date with someone they've met online — a significant increase from the 43 percent who said they did so when Pew posed the question in Precisely when people who've "met" someone on a dating website decide to share their phone number may be the subject of a future research project.

But the warnings to exercise caution have multiplied right along with the hundreds of cautionary headlines about online dating.

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In the wrong hands, an untrustworthy person could use your phone number to:. Naturally, you can always block a phone number. By this time, however, you probably will feel frazzled and at the end of your emotional rope.

This is why dating sites advocate personal responsibility measures, especially for their female customers. Eventually, someone you've met online may ask for your phone number.

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And you may be tempted to share it. You can take the next step in your burgeoning relationship and protect your privacy by signing up for a Google Voice phone number.

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