Surprise: Most Women Digitally Stalk
If anyone out there were to tell me that they have never digitally stalked someone in their lifetime, I'd be the first to call them a liar. Women are the worst offenders. Don't get defensive, you know you've all cyber stalked a guy at least once in your lifetime.
Which is why I somewhat don't understand why the numbers are so low from this study. According to a new survey conducted by AVG Technologies, 44 percent of women in the U.S. have read their partners' email or text messages on their mobile device without them knowing.
46 percent of women investigate a guy on Facebook before going out with him (I call bullsh*t), with 23 percent admitting that they've canceled a date based on what they saw on social media (okay, this seems reasonable).
Now don't get me wrong, I'll completely admit (embarrassingly) that I've done this before. However, this does not mean that it's an acceptable practice. When you're looking to snoop, you're looking to find something — and if you're looking to find something, you don't trust your partner.
In the past, when snooping, I will completely admit that it was due to my lack of trust. Now that I've escaped that relationship and have moved on to a new one, I don't feel the need to do this anymore. Maybe it takes growing up and life experiences to move on from cyber stalking and if that's the case, I'm sure as hell glad I've moved on from that phase in my life.
Now, I wonder what the stats would be on women stalking other women…
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