Match welcomes everyone and empowers our community of users to create and cultivate relationships.
An important aspect of any healthy relationship though – whether formed on Match or otherwise – is ensuring proper sexual health and safety.
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It’s important to keep a clear mind and avoid anything that might place you at risk.
Be aware that bad actors might try to take advantage of you by altering your beverage(s) with synthetic substances.
Transport Yourself to and from the Meeting You need to be independent and in control of your own transportation, especially in case things don’t work out.
Stay Sober Consumption of alcohol and/or other drugs can impair your judgment and potentially put you in danger.
is responsible for more dates, relationships and marriages than any other online dating site. campaign to promote online safety and cyber-security awareness.
To be effective, however, protective measures must be used consistently.
Be Open and Honest It is completely reasonable to have a conversation with your partner regarding sex and sexual contact before actually having it.
Condoms and other mechanisms can significantly reduce the risk of contracting or passing on an STI, such as HIV.
However, you can still get certain STI’s, like herpes or HPV from contact with your partner’s skin even when using a condom.