The other day I was talking to one of my friends, and in the conversation something came up that really surprised and disturbed me. It turns out that…

The other day I was talking to one of my friends, and in the conversation something came up that really surprised and disturbed me. It turns out that her sister is “dating” some guy. Okay, so at first that doesn’t sound strange, but what if I told you she was 17 and he was 14? On top of that, they met on MySpace and live in completely different states but they still somehow call each other boyfriend and girlfriend.   I don’t know about you but I think that’s creepy because she is way older and I don’t understand how you can possibly date someone you’ve never met in person. Apparently, internet relationships like this aren’t that uncommon between teens, but I still think it’s completely weird because I’m finding it really hard to figure out the dynamics of a relationship like that. How do you know if you have chemistry with that person if you communicate through MySpace? Honestly, how solid of a relationship can you build by means of just the internet? Now, I do know about all those adult matching sites but those are just for old people that have waited too long and are desperate for any human contact before they die alone. We teens are better than old people are, we have our youth and time is on our side.   I think the reason it gives me the creeps is that when you hear a teen has met someone on the internet you almost automatically think pedophile, but again that may just be the overload of 20/20. Has the internet entwined itself so much in our lives that teens can replace traditional dating rituals with a simple instant message or a comment on a person’s MySpace/Facebook? I think the internet is sometimes better left separate in some aspects of our lives especially when it comes to dating.   – Ruben

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  • well i mean,i dont see anything wrong with it.if its love then its love