As bad and sad as the experience of a dating or romance scam is, there is a need to heal from it.
It is an experience that many victims who have been through it have described as being worse than a nightmare.
Although they never bargained for the romance scam when they began to look for a date online, yet when the romance scam happened, they didn’t imagine that the experience would be so horrible as it later turned out to be.
Some victims told me that they couldn’t sleep at night for days afterwards.
Rather, they would cry their eyes out on their bed.They let me know that they would wish that the whole incidence was a dream and that it would just go away.
But it never did.
The experience stayed with them for a while before they got over it. And many others who use the internet all over the Western world are still going through the same experience till date.
From my interactions, counseling sessions and experiences with many victims of the scams, here are some tips to use in getting over this scam:
1. Do not keep what happened to you secret: Find someone to talk to about what happened. Don’t keep your...