Dating a family member
They fear losing their independence and do not want you to think they’re incapable or vulnerable.They may withdraw from contact and will not discuss the problem openly. It’s too difficult to think when passion overtakes you. You can resist temptation if you put on the whole armor of God (Eph. If you are dating someone who doesn’t have a personal relationship with Christ, you are playing with fire. Don’t let the relationship progress to a physical point and then hope you can cut it off later. You need all the help you can get in today’s world. Do you depend on Him to meet your needs of love and security? Run image searches on photos of admirers to see if the photo has been used in other scams.Once you have confirmed the scam, ask your family member what they would like to happen next. Grooming occurs when a scammer builds a trusting relationship with the target through regular contact. "Family" includes individuals related by consanguinity or affinity, as determined under Sections 573.022 and 573.024, Government Code, individuals who are former spouses of each other, individuals who are the parents of the same child, without regard to marriage, and a foster child and foster parent, without regard to whether those individuals reside together.
"Court" means the district court, court of domestic relations, juvenile court having the jurisdiction of a district court, statutory county court, constitutional county court, or other court expressly given jurisdiction under this title. Block the scammer’s email address or ‘unfriend’ them from any social media sites or apps.Consider changing your family member’s email address and phone number, especially if contact from the scammer continues.Their telephone provider may agree to change their number for free.If a physical address has been given, seek advice from local police.