Internet dating warning signs
In my college days, many moons ago, I perfected the art of meeting girls online.Of course, back then, “online” consisted of IRC chat rooms on the IBM Mainframe that connected together the University systems across the state, as well as the online email and electronic bulletin board system that all of the college students used to stay connected to one another. I was painfully shy when meeting new people – bordering on some kind of clinical social anxiety disorder, I’m sure.
This is difficult to accomplish in person, because it requires very quick thinking and perfect timing.
However, with that increased trust in the online social experience to find a future partner comes an increased risk that you’ll come across a shady character who is not exactly what he makes himself out to be.
Here are a few helpful tips – from an “insider” male perspective – of 5 red flags you should keep an eye out for to spot a guy who’s trying to pull a fast one on you.
For a partner once willing to communicate about contentious matters, this could be a smokescreen for an online affair. Loss of interest in sex – Some online affairs evolve into sexting, phone sex, or an actual rendezvous, but cybersex alone often includes mutual masturbation from the confines of each person’s computer room.
When a spouse suddenly shows a lesser interest in sex, it may be an indicator that he or she has found another sexual outlet.Signs of Online Affairs With the development of the Internet, the definition of infidelity now includes a romantic and/or sexual relationship with someone other than the spouse, which begins with an online contact and is maintained mainly through electronic conversations that occur through e-mail, chat rooms, social media, and texting.