Yes, I think so. With Katie, there was a point where we both felt enough trust and respect through our online communication that we started to share personal information. Our relationship grew from there.
I find Medium to be a little different. Some use aliases and stand in profile pictures. Some share all. Some share little. We see bits and pieces of all kinds of conversations.
Writers can be here today and gone tomorrow.
For me, right or wrong, it feels a little like shifting ground.