A late arrival into the world of social media, I nevertheless embraced it as a kind of escape.
I told no one, immersed and isolated in my secret life. In moments of fleeting clarity, I wanted to understand what was happening to me. Was it just my marriage problems, or was there something deeper causing me to behave that way?
When chatting online it is a brand new world, thanks to the internet.
The media are constantly presenting horror stories about young teens being lured off the internet from social media networks, teen chat rooms or dating sites into compromising positions by pedophiles and sex traffickers.
We didn’t have all the online options that teens today have.
Now, in addition to Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter, teens have hundreds of sites just for them, and they can chat and get to know all kinds of people within seconds.