There are compelling reasons to be cautious about opposite-sex friendships outside of your spouse's company.
In every circumstance, your love for your spouse and your commitment to your marriage should be your guiding principles.
On other occasions, it can be a fine art that requires wisdom, discernment, and maturity.
To find out if a specific chat is right for you, you should read their terms.
Some online suicide prevention chats offer encryption to help protect your privacy.
In your virtual life however you can go anywhere you want, do anything you want and be anyone you want.