Jealousy over Text Messages Can Turn Deadly!
Jealousy over text messages has led to a chef and martial arts enthusiast named Jordan Matthews being convicted of beating his girlfriend to death because he found a dating app on her phone and believed she was soliciting other men. The man and his girlfriend were living together, after having met on a dating site, Plenty of Fish over a year ago. This is not the first or only time that jealousy over text messages has led to violence in a relationship. What is it about text messages? Why does jealousy over text messages turn so deadly so often?
The fact is that technology in general, social media in particular, can take a toll on relationships and people have been known to cross lines and incur the jealousy of their partners whether wittingly or unwittingly.
The lessons of the story are:
- Guard against the vice of jealousy.
- Do not cheat on your spouse or partner.
- Do not engage in physical violence against others.
- Exercise caution with people you have recently met on dating sites.
- If you have even the slightest suspicion that your spouse or partner is capable of murder, get out of the relationship immediately and go into hiding from this person.
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