, we exchanged numbers, we started talking and I was surprised to find out that she lived nearby," he said.
After two years of chat room tutoring, I discovered that as I chatted
, and as I became more and more comfortable with the students I was working with, I did make some attempts at the kind of humor I usually include in f2f conferences.
So we've received letters from women who have moved across the country to be with each other once they've chatted
for a year.
Once they've chatted
a few times, people can begin to develop a pseudo life online and get caught in the same trap as the ancient Chinese philosopher who dreamt he was a butterfly and then spent the rest of his life wondering if he wasn't just a butterfly dreaming he was a man.
The coincidence of finding another gay man in the college town of 10,000 people amazed them, so they chatted
for weeks and finally met at a restaurant for dinner.