if you are that cautious about it, you can call customer care and they can block text messages completely. its a free service they offer
Is there a way to get rid of it? I use GV.
Disablnig forwarding doesn't stop people from texting the OP's carrier number though. As mentioned above, the carrier can block messaging.Just make sure while using GV that it isn't forwarding to your number and you'll be fine.