Ok Cupid, Tinder, and a plethora of other dating sites are more prevalent than ever, and the stigma of online romance is slowly but surely diminishing.
“I suppose it’s as good as a bar,” said Alice Aspen March, Los Angeles-based author of The Attention Factor.
In other words, a way to play out fantasies in a safe environment.“The only difference is at a bar you actually see and talk to a person in the flesh.When you go on the Internet, you are getting a connection with a person in the machine.Thankfully I wasn’t groomed by older players and became bored and went back to Myspace. My dad was less relaxed about the whole thing and I felt 13 all over again confessing what my friend and I had been up to.
Until this week I had forgotten all about our secret dining room romps, and I almost wish it had stayed that way.
They don’t count because there is no one-to-one contact. It can create a real problem in your relationship at home.