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Simona LeVey

The Pros and Cons of Getting a Free Psychic Reading Online

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Simona LeVey, (2022, November 1). The Pros and Cons of Getting a Free Psychic Reading Online. Psychreg on General. https://www.psychreg.org/pros-cons-getting-free-psychic-reading-online/
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The Pros

  • Efficiency. Having an online psychic reading is efficient because it does not rely on meeting physically. Usually, it is cumbersome setting up appointments for these sessions due to the psychic’s tight schedule or your commitments. Before online readings, it was a struggle to get an appointment with a psychic, especially if they are genuine and hence in demand. In most cases, getting a slot could become frustrating and exhausting, and due to the extensive waiting list, time would often be limited between sessions. You could also often find some psychics unavailable for readings due to logistics issues, leaving clients frustrated. Consequently, in addition to scheduling challenges, there was no guarantee that your reading would leave you satisfied. Online readings have effectively eliminated these issues because it is now possible to get a reading instantaneously. From your mobile device, you can easily get in touch with a professional psychic, who can perform the reading remotely, saving a lot of time and energy that would have been previously used to book a session.
  • Cost-effectiveness. Making the process of contacting a psychic more efficient further enhances financial efficiency, due to the elimination of multiple unnecessary stages. Since a client can reach a psychic from their homes or any other location, they do not have to travel directly to the psychic’s premises for a reading. On the other hand, the psychic also benefits since they do not have to set up a physical base of operation. Additionally, internet and voice data rates are very affordable, enhancing the process of reaching your psychic. With free online readings, you do not have to pay any fees to the psychic, as long as you have a stable internet connection.
  • Flexible. With online psychic readings, you can pretty much get your service from anywhere at any time, eliminating all physical boundaries that were previously the norm. With your online readings, you can get your psychic to offer a reading even when you are halfway across the world, or whenever you have a break between your tight schedules. The efficiency offered by online readings ensures that you cannot miss a reading whenever you need it. Before online psychic readings became commonplace, you had to conduct extensive research regarding specific psychics, seeking to ascertain their validity and their effectiveness. Usually, it took a while for a client to fully trust their psychic, well until they had a significant reliable track record. Potential clients had to find out about specific psychics via word of mouth, or through classifieds, where their services would get advertised. Client reviews could only be done by word of mouth, and thus, most clients would connect with these psychics through referrals from friends and family. In case either the psychic or the client moved from the psychic’s geographical area of operation, they would have to go through the tedious process of identifying a replacement. Today, with online psychic readings, however, you can instantly get your free psychic reading from your usual psychic, from any geographical location, as long as you have an internet connection. Therefore, you can retain the services of your favourite psychic without worry even when you are physically incapable of reaching them. Additionally, with psychic services now online, potential clients have a vast pool of professional psychics from which to choose. Further, you can find user reviews easily online, eliminating the hassles of getting a physical reference.

The cons

  • Less detailed. Despite the vast changes in psychic readings with online services, there remain challenges arising due to this shift. With reduced face-to-face interactions between psychics and their clients, the psychics may often give incomplete information. While working online makes it easier for all involved parties, it also waters down the level of detail in the readings. For some readings, the psychic may require to be in physical contact with the client, to present the most accurate and detailed readings. Additionally, with the psychic and client being apart, there is a chance that external distractions could interfere with the readings, resulting in inaccurate results. In both cases, the absence of face-to-face interaction between the two parties puts accuracy at risk.
  • Higher risk of scams. While online psychic readings present a more convenient avenue for clients to get the service, it also creates an opportunity for criminals to target unsuspecting individuals, in the guise of being psychics. Despite the readings being free, these scammers will seek to get any advantage they can from these unsuspecting victims, usually targeting their personal information such as account numbers, or looking to charge them for false services. Despite the presence of online reviews, these scammers continue to multiply, most especially having falsified good reviews and user ratings. It is, therefore, very important for all individuals seeking psychic reading services to carry out due diligence to ensure that the psychics they are interacting with are genuine.

Simona LeVey did her degree in psychology at Tel Aviv University. She is interested in mental health, wellness, and lifestyle.


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