Sex on internet
Treatment Sex internet – ETHOS HEALTH CARE
The Internet is altering patterns of social communication and interpersonal relationships. This is nowhere more truely than in the field of sexuality. Sex is the most frequently searched-for topic on the Internet. Among the various uses of the internet seeking sex and sexual partners has been one of its main services. There are teenagers who spend hours over the net to find sexual pleasure. The Internet is seductive and allows your imagination and dreams to take on a life of its own.
Internet has been used for a number of diverse activities surrounding sexually motivated behavior. These include the use of the Internet for seeking out sexually related material for educational use, buying or selling sexually related goods for further use offline, visiting or purchasing goods in online virtual sex shops, seeking out material for entertainment and masturbatory purposes for use online, seeking out sex therapists, and seeking out sexual partners for an enduring relationship. The most likely behaviors include the use of online pornography for masturbatory purposes, engaging in online relationships, and sexually related Internet crime (e.g., cyberstalking).
Internet has a great way of sharing information and knowledge bur it has also created a negative side to it. With sex over the net more and more children are involving into sexual activities. Incidents have been reported where adults have pretended as children over the internet and later created problems when they fixed meetings to commit crimes such as molestation, assault and even rape. Parents also do not like the idea about their children spending time over internet as they fear their children are being sexually abused.
Internet a Contributing Factor to Sex Addiction
In a study made in 2002, most people who have been assessed to be addicted to sex have been influenced by the Internet. For people with unique sexual desires, the internet provides them with enough material that is otherwise difficult or embarrassing to obtain through other ways. They are engaged in sexual activity online, irrespective of time and location, even if it harms their real life relationships. People addicted to sex find themselves spending endless hours online, looking at sexually explicit material. The sexual behavior affects their social life, adversely. They would not be able to concentrate at work, spend quality time with family or fulfill their hobby.