Sherry Turkle, Sociology of Science professor at MIT, believes that this new age of communication provokes people to create another aspect of them to portray online.
The woman in the quote above admits that the personality that she portrays online isnt a complete lie, but just an embellishment of her positive attributes combined with a few attributes that she wishes she had.
The first rule of safety according to Natalie Rosa of The Echo is to use an anonymous identity (Rosa, par. An anonymous identity is supposed to protect you from other people on the Internet that might be lying; lying has turned into an accepted behavior on the Internet.
Because of this large amounts of people feel led on and eventually lose faith in online dating.
Whether your faith in online dating is lost based on previous experiences or because you dont take online dating seriously, lack of faith can lead to a lack of trust in an established relationship.
For example, if the last person you had an online relationship with turned out to be married you might be more wary in your next online relationship.
Theres no way there can be a strong bond of trust in these types of relationships until the initial face to face meeting because so many people lie about their life off of the internet.
Joe Schwartz believes that people cannot trust each other in a relationship until time has proved that person reliable (Schwartz 124).