As a way to meet that special someone, online chat is a mixed bag.
It's really easy to fake your identity in a chat room. It's hard to tell if that nice Christian gentleman is for real, or if he's really a teenage girl out to have a little fun online.
If Christianity is important to you, you probably want to date someone who feels the same way you do about your faith. The old-fashioned method, meeting someone at church, is still worth a try.
Volunteering at a Christian charity is a good bet, too.
It may take a few seconds for the room to appear, but it shouldn't take more than a minute.
You can fill out a profile, but just put things that can't identify you outside the site. This site has many different rooms you can join in such as Singles, Flirt, Gay Les Bi, Advice, Party, Hottub, Zone, Christian, Seniors2008, Lounge, Military, Café, Dorm, Hangout, Lobby, Palace, and Park.
In order to write an article such as this that is intended to reach the parents of potential victims, I have to be general in my assumptions and sweeping in my aim.
I would rather offend you than not get the message out to someone that could prevent a devastating, life altering event for a child.
There are also a plethora of message boards if you don't prefer real-time chatting.
They allow you to find topics that interest you, then post your thoughts on them and read what other teens have to say.
Hawkins, Information Security Officer Over the past several years, I have been actively speaking to parents, children, tweens, teens, and young adults regarding the dangers of the Internet and social media.