Cybersex can lead to a 21st century form of addiction which threatens relationships, writes Nuala Macklin. In the s with the predictions relating to the internet becoming mainstream, the potential effects of virtual pornography were somewhat miscalculated. Feminists of the day warned it would unleash a wave of unprecedented sexual violence against women. While this forecast might not be completely off the mark, the insidious and destructive effects of cybersex on human relationships are taking a toll. A conference in Dublin next weekend examines the extent of a growing problem. Last year Naomi Wolf conducted some informal research among university students and wrote about her findings.
Cybersex addiction takes toll but not in the way predicted
How To Make Cyber Sex Hotter & Less Awkward
Cybersex , also called computer sex , Internet sex , netsex and, colloquially, cyber or cybering , is a virtual sex encounter in which two or more people connected remotely via computer network send each other sexually explicit messages describing a sexual experience. The quality of a cybersex encounter typically depends upon the participants' abilities to evoke a vivid, visceral mental picture in the minds of their partners. Imagination and suspension of disbelief are also critically important. Cybersex can occur either within the context of existing or intimate relationships, e.
How To Improve Your Next Long-Distance Sex Session
When I first got into a long-distance relationship, I thought I'd be a pro at having cyber sex. I'm not afraid to talk about sex, so it should be easy, right? I had no clue what to say or do, and everything I tried just felt super cheesy.
I want to stop, but the sexual thrill is intense. I still love and hugely desire my wife and know she would be horrified if she knew what I was doing. I am a very happily married man in my 40s. In the past few years, I have been drawn into cybersex with women I meet in chatrooms.