Just follow my adventures in the dating websites thread on here with that supposed English teacher in China if you want to see an example of what this kind of predatory practice looks like and give you an idea of the warning signs. This person was asking me to send $750 to help her cover her flight ticket and I said no, explaining that I'm not comfortable giving money to anyone I haven't even met in person given all the scams going on. And then I never heard from her again. That scenario had nothing to do with White Knight Syndrome though.Superman23 wrote:White Knight Syndrome basically means you buy things or do things for the person you love because you don't think they would like you without it. Sort of like rescuing the damsel in distress so she'll fall in love with you. As a result you usually get treated like a doormat and used by the other person and lose something (money for example).
I'm guessing this is pretty common with people who are avoidant because of low self esteem. Watch out for internet dating websites, especially with people asking for money from you so you can meet or "be together". They prey on people who have this problem.
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