"A Christian friend of mine met a guy in an interactive area of the Caedmon Call's Web site.
I think it has to do with the sense of control that Internet communication gives us.
In the real world, couples pick up on non-verbal communication and evaluate little habits and routines that can bring new depths of excitement and appreciation to a relationship.
Of course, these interactions can sometimes be tedious or awkward. But cyber fantasies can never match the rewards of real life relationships.
The "relationship" was implicitly platonic, implicitly spiritual, but it was also implicitly time consuming.
"She spent a tremendous amount of time on her computer — waiting for new email and composing her responses. Although she was talking about God a lot — she was too distracted by her email to spend time with Him." Finally she decided to call it quits.