ERIC Number: EJ624386
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Digital Dating and Virtual Relating: Conceptualizing Computer Mediated Romantic Relationships.
Merkle, Erich R.; Richardson, Rhonda A.
Family Relations, v49 n2 p187-92 Apr 2000
Examines the culture and history of the Internet that have contributed to the recent emergence of a subset of romantic interpersonal relationships known as computer mediated relationships. Considers the differences between the characteristics of face-to-face relationships and online relationships. Discusses implications of findings on clinical practice, family life education, and future research. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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