Sites like Facebook have been used for dating; which may be insecure.
People get conned-of money and expensive gadgets which are emotionally and physically draining.
I'd been through the wringer these past six years, first with an on-again, off-again long-distance relationship with an old flame I'd reconnected with through Facebook.
After that, there were others I'd met in real life — a widower, a couple of recently divorced men.
On May 20, 2013, Frind implemented several changes to the website with the stated goal of focusing on "meaningful relationships." Among these changes were the removal of the "intimate encounters" option.
Social life is slowly drifting away; people no longer value their time with friends and loved ones.
The most common excuse is that of chasing their career.
Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs Throwing a line into the cyber-fishing pond for a date on a Friday night is as scary as it is (too) easy. Sure, I was originally hoping to find someone to grow old with, but, if the gods hand you a lemon, make lemon meringue.
I'd had a 16-year marriage that ended in divorce six years ago, and my 18-year-old daughter was finally off at college.