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Even though the writing was on the electronic wall, this woman did not want to see the truth -- the man she thought she loved was a myth.
You may be thinking people who have cyber relationships must be desperate or starved for attention but that is not the case most of the time.
She copped to using a false identity and admitted her motivation was to lure a man over the Internet in order to receive gifts.
Ultimately, she never wanted a real life relationship.
For example, every time she scheduled an in person visit he would need to cancel at the last hour due to an emergency or when they had a “Skype date,” he would bail on her.
Either my friend had hit the online dating jackpot or his cyber “girlfriend” was indeed a fake.
When I alerted him about this odd coincidence, he confronted the woman.
If anything good [can come] of this, I hope it is that others will be far more guarded when they engage with people online than I was.” Although we do not know if Te’o may have played a role in what he calls a “sick joke,” this bizarre virtual dating scandal has resulted in a much needed national conversation about the pitfalls of online relationships.
Instead of crucifying Te’o, who is, after all, innocent until proven guilty or admits to lying about his relationship, let’s examine how a football star could have been terribly duped and why you may have been, too.