How long before they turn from an online ‘friend’ into a real friend?
They are very happy to lie about who they are and what they want to get it. Others don’t care who they have sex with but think young people are easier to trick into doing things.
It’s the betrayal of relationship trust by consistent lying that causes intimacy to crack wide open.
Thus we respond to the sexually addicted client who insists on continuing to act out with every justified reason, “Feel free to chat online with other women, complain about your marriage to old girlfriends on Facebook, and hook up with women from Craigslist.
Both think they can get young people to do things they don’t want to do.
Online you can pretend to be something you’re not – a friend, a mentor, a boyfriend or girlfriend.
Action Fraud UK, the country's fraud and internet crime reporting centre, says it has been alerted to new methods used by dating fraudsters.
One includes the scammer telling the victim that they don't have enough annual leave left to come and visit them but that they can buy some from their employer.
This means it can be hard to tell the difference between someone genuine and someone dangerous.
Of course, in today’s world of chat rooms, webcams, instant messaging, and instant pornography, the concept of cheating is, in the minds of many who do it, somewhat malleable and easier to deny than in the past, when cheating meant While our cultural stereotypes tend to focus on men stepping out on their wives or girlfriends, the fact of the matter is almost as many women are unfaithful as men. Some women stray sexually when seeking some form of deeper romantic connection or emotional support seemingly missing in a primary relationship.
But many others will cheat for the very same reason most men do: they just want more or better or different sex.
With one in four British adults using a dating website at some point in their life, according to Which?
, users are being warned to be vigilant while online, particularly as the fraudster's tactics are becoming more elaborate.
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