Sometimes people wonder why there are so many more female ‘gamers’ or why more women spend a lot of time on their computers and not out there having ‘real’ lives. Computers give some of us safer options for socialising – if we don’t feel safe with someone we can delete them from our lives far more easily on a computer and our bodies aren’t violated.
And that is one of the main reasons I am a gamer and facebooker.
I feel safer than if I am out in the real world. I am an introvert, I’d just prefer not to feel isolated. I couldn’t cope with another attack.