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Solitude @ net: relationship in the Internet All its existence humanity has developed and improved ways of communicating, from verbal and oral communication to written, and now, with the development of technologies, we have a possibility to have cyber communication. Thus, this new way of communication has generated a new form of relationship - relationship on the Internet or, as some scientists call it, cyber relationship. Nowadays it is a very widespread form of relationship. Trough e-mail, chat rooms, instant messengers and other means people have a possibility to share their aspects of daily lives, talk about interests with likeminded others and keep in touch with family members and friends. Thus one can feel close to family or friends even if he or she is far away from them. But there exists another form of relationship and it is called as cyber love. This rather new term describes the notion of romantic relationship that is taking place on the Internet. ...read more.


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