The idea of transient and long-term online relationships also come into play.
The two people find reasons not to meet in person and reasons why their relationship should continue in an online format.
Dating someone in-person offers visual cues and ways of knowing the other person.
Online dating is completely different because the person on the other side of the computer screen can be anyone or anything.
They consistently date, but meet in chatrooms or use online instant messenger programs for contact.
) and decided to get back into the world of dating.
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