Long term effects of online dating
He said at the age of 5 he told his mother to leave him.
As I got to know him more, I discovered that he had a very peculiar relationship with his mother.
I thought it was really strange, that a guy in his early 20’s would always be calling his mom, to tell her where he was and when he was coming home and would always say I love you mom.
Even among Americans who have been with their spouse or partner for five years or less, fully 88% say that they met their partner offline–without the help of a dating site.
Many online daters enlist their friends in an effort to put their best digital foot forward.
Some 22% of online daters have asked someone to help them create or review their profile.
In so doing, I hope that many of you will see the similarities in your own relationships and take the necessary action before you lose yourself, like this reader did. Although he was gorgeous, his mom was a doctor, so he was always praised by her, growing up, for his intelligence. Looking back there were raging, red flags, that should have been enough to have me running and screaming far, far, away from him, but hindsight is 20/20. In the beginning he couldn’t get enough of me and he wanted to talk to me and be with me all the time.
When we weren’t together, we were talking on the phone for hours and hours. He couldn’t wait to show me his world and his interests.