My e-Buddy keeps talking about wanting to call me, and has asked for my phone number. What should I do?
Worried in Wisconsin
As you know, e-Buddies are not allowed to contact each other via phone or meet in person, unless prearranged by a member of the e-Buddies staff.
Your best bet would be to remind your e-Buddy of these rules. Be firm when you tell him that you are only an e-mail friend. Suggest he review the code of conduct on the e-Buddies web site, which is found at http://www.ebuddies.org/conduct.html.
If your e-Buddy still insists on asking for your phone number, let a member of the e-Buddies staff know by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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