Conversely, you may see a chat room as a place to express ideas and feelings that you think your parents or friends would disapprove of.Either way, you end up deceiving one group or the other.“I have not sat with men of untruth,” he wrote, “and with those who hide what they are I do not come in.”—Psalm 26:4.As noted earlier, some chat rooms may serve a useful purpose.By pretending online to be someone you are not, you are deceiving your chat room contacts.
The person I was chatting with had sent it to my computer.” Once your desire to consider sexually explicit material has been aroused, you may be tempted to pursue your interest further, such as in an adult chat room.* Many who fall into the trap of viewing pornography go on to commit immorality and suffer the inevitable consequences.—Galatians 6:7, 8.
Abigail says: “I would start conversations with people and then take on a personality to fit the conversation.” Like Abigail, you may be tempted to assume a different personality to fit in with a certain chat room group.
You might conform to their standards of language or adopt their interests in an attempt to make new friends.
People who want to talk about sex with you online do not have your best interests at heart. that strangers may not satisfy themselves with your power.” (Proverbs 5:8-10) The principle behind this advice might be applied this way: Do not get near chat rooms where sexual topics are discussed so that you do not give your dignity to strangers who just want to satisfy themselves at your expense.
These strangers want to lure you into immoral talk—and possibly actions—to gratify their own desires.* In an attempt to protect his son from a sexually exploitive person, King Solomon wrote: “Keep your way far off from alongside her, and do not get near to the entrance of her house, that you may not give to others your dignity, . “Those Who Hide What They Are” You may say, though, that you do not want to talk about sex online.