When we feel restless and dissatisfied with our relationships, instead of working on it, we become addicted to our electronic gadgets.They offer us the kind of instant gratification and validation that's not always easy to get from our partners.We turn to our laptops, tablets and cellphones for the kind of attention, stimulation and intimacy we crave. Divorce rates are increasing, infidelity stats are rising and social media is increasingly to blame; Facebook, as an example, is reportedly being cited in over 30% of divorce cases as the cause of the breakup.More and more men and women are cheating, and much of the cheating starts -- or is being fueled -- online. Sure, it's easy to make excuses and deny what's happening by telling ourselves, How can you be sure that what you're doing is really innocent and harmless, or if you're slipping down the slippery slope toward emotional sex?
One man’s profile picture was of a photo of his erect penis. Lowdown: Although Tinder promotes itself as a dating app, many people use it as a hook-up tool.These Secret Conversations, as Facebook is calling encrypted chats, rely on a device key that ensures only you and the recipient can see the message.You can verify the device key to confirm that the messages are end-to-end encrypted, set a timer to have secret messages disappear from the conversation and so forth.Because you are matched with a stranger, there is a high risk that the stranger will be a sexual predator.Whisper– Just two short years ago, a 12-year-old girl was raped by man she met while using this app.Here’s how to set up and use Secret Conversations in Facebook Messenger.Secret Conversations are currently available in the Messenger app on i OS and Android.It links you up to singles who are up for sex in your postcode but remember, the more info you put on about yourself, the more you can see about others.Verdict: Popular with young professionals (we came across a mix of 20-something chefs, builders, students, musicians and lawyers) who aren’t shy when it comes to no strings sex.Originally, this app was known as “Bang with Friends.” Omegle – Using this app, you can video chat with someone else.Although you may remain anonymous, it works by using your Facebook “likes” to match you with someone you don’t know but has similar “likes” as you.