We have created a world that has little accountability, easy access, secrecy, and virtual identities. We can be whoever we want to be when we are online. And it can prove to be very dangerous for us.
The other day, I received a private message through my Facebook account from a man who was one of my “friends.” We have several mutual friends. When he friended me long ago, I checked out our mutual friends, looked at his page to see what he was all about. Everything checked out. He is like-minded, our friends in common hold the same convictions our family holds (and I *really* know most of them). So, I accepted his friend request and never had a word of interaction with him. Until last week.
He sent me a complimentary note, which both shocked me because of who I thought he was and the fact that I am married. I stopped in my tracks and considered my options of response, if any. Do I tell my husband? Do I say anything? A simple thank you? What is right and good and appropriate?
While I was considering my options, he quickly sent me two follow on messages which became aggressive and assaulting. And angry.
I did some research…
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