See full summary » "One Man's Hero" tells the little-known story of the "St.Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish, and other immigrants of the Catholic religion, who deserted to ...
Online relationships are similar in many ways to pen pal relationships.
People no longer need to search on the streets to find casual relationships.
They can find them online if that is what they desire.
The major difference here is that an internet relationship is sustained via computer or online service, and the individuals in the relationship may or may not ever meet each other in person.
Otherwise, the term is quite broad and can include relationships based upon text, video, audio, or even virtual character.