It's almost redundant these days to say that the Internet is a powerful tool for building relationships. Since websites like Facebook and LinkedIn rose to popularity in the past few years, we've all found ourselves reaching out--and being reached out to--more than we ever have before.
When I became pregnant with my son a few years ago, I went online to find information. Of course, I had all kinds of questions--questions for which even the Internet didn't have answers. I also stumbled upon a discussion forum for women in my situation.