I know its strange but think about it. Your mind is stimulated by the hours of conversations with them. You excited every time you chat with them; its the best part of your day. They seem enamored by you as well. Do you need to see what they look like?
There's a small Mexican village in terrible need of a savior from a tyrannical leader. Zorro zooms in and saves the day. Did anyone ask him to take his mask off? Did the lovely woman he swoops by and kisses ask? Nope! They were just glad he was there.
Your chat buddy is a kind of superhero. They brighten your day and make you feel good about yourself. Do you ever wonder if they are real? How old they are? If they're telling you the truth? Will you ever meet them? Does it matter?