How To Save Your Marriage From An Axe Murderer

Posted By on January 9, 2014

We have cre­ated a world that has lit­tle account­abil­ity, easy access, secrecy, and vir­tual iden­ti­ties. We can be who­ever we want to be when we are online. And it can prove to be very dan­ger­ous for us.
The other day, I received a pri­vate mes­sage through my Face­book account from a man who was one of my “friends.” We have sev­eral mutual friends. When he friended me long ago, I checked out our mutual friends, looked at his page to see what he was all about. Every­thing checked out. He is like-minded, our friends in com­mon hold the same con­vic­tions our fam­ily holds (and I *really* know most of them). So, I accepted his friend request and never had a word of inter­ac­tion with him. Until last week.

He sent me a com­pli­men­tary note, which both shocked me because of who I thought he was and the fact that I am mar­ried. I stopped in my tracks and con­sid­ered my options of response, if any. Do I tell my hus­band? Do I say any­thing? A sim­ple thank you? What is right and good and appropriate?

While I was con­sid­er­ing my options, he quickly sent me two fol­low on mes­sages which became aggres­sive and assault­ing. And angry.

I did some research…

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One Response to “How To Save Your Marriage From An Axe Murderer”

  1. irisT says:

    just the reason i donot have facebook: it attrackts weirdo’s 😉

    My husband and i have a few “rules”on the web, which keeps us out of trouble:
    * Make clear you are happily married
    * no private information on the web without the aproval of the other spouse
    * no male-female mingling online.
    * we have eachothers passwords..

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