I was a sexual being capable of courting and receiving male attention. The Internet is a dangerous place for any sex addict, but for female sex addicts, there is the extra appeal of judgment-free access to an endless stream of sex partners willing to offer intimacy, flattery, money and whatever else it takes to get our attention.
While straight men may attempt to use the Internet this way, they're bound to meet with more resistance, based on the rules of sexual supply and demand.
cybersex with someone you met through an online dating site?
Would you go on a date with someone you met through a cybersex chat room? High Joy melds a dating database, a proprietary chat client and teledildonics to form what the founders call "the complete High Joy experience." It launched a few weeks ago, and because its offices are in Southern California, I was able to stop by for a demo. Lynn Borne, the director of marketing, asked me to hold the Doc Johnson i Vibe Rabbit while he walked me through the chat client and the online control panel for the toy.
Now that we're used to the idea of meeting people through personal profiles and internet communities, "people are looking for an increased level of interaction," he says."With us, you can do everything you would expect at an online dating site," says Lynn.
Members fill out profiles, in varying degrees of detail.
Dating in Ireland these days is about “hooking up” online; more often for men and bisexual women than for heterosexual women.
A total of 12,639 participants completed the survey (a 71 per cent completion rate), with 12,134 responses used in the follow-up analysis.
I would still have been a sex addict without the Internet, but it’s hard for me to picture because those two tweaky compulsions are so tightly wrapped together for me.
I even discovered my sexuality and the World Wide Web at the same time.
“Cybersex is also easier to hide and it usually doesn’t cost money.” With the internet’s coming of age, so have multiple opportunities to meet someone online and get romantically involved.
Tessina, 64, a Long Beach, California-based psychotherapist and author of Money, Sex and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage (Adams Media 2008).