Digital Flirting — Easy to Do and to Get Caught
With Facebook friends, Twitter followers and Skype video chats, it is now all too easy to flirt with strangers and engage in sexual fantasy without (technically) breaking a marriage vow. Digital dalliance has entered the mainstream. NY Times writer, Tara Parker-Pope features Ackerman president, Lois Braverman.
I don’t think the Internet is increasing transgressions, but it’s leaving a trail that is very accessible,” said Lois Braverman, president of the Ackerman Institute for the Family, which specializes in couples and family therapy. “In the 19th century there were letters; in the ’60s and ’70s there might be private detective photos or credit card receipts. What’s different is that back then a transgression might have been discovered, but it didn’t go viral.” Read the full article on the NY Times site, click here.