In investigating this relatively unexplored area, University of Duisberg-Essen psychologist Christian Laier and a team of German researchers decided to study the nature of cybersex addiction in women and understand its predictors.
They began with a perspective known as the which proposes that people become addicted to cybersex because they both anticipate and then receive sexual satisfaction.
Technically, cybersex is defined as sexually motivated behavior involving the Internet.
Unlike other forms of addictive behavior, such as gambling disorder and substance disorders, cybersex addiction is not an officially recognized disorder and therefore mental health professionals would not give a diagnosis to people who show the signs of this kind of addiction.
I wear glasses and I have on a pair of blue sweat pants I just bought from Walmart. Sweetheart: I'm pulling up your shirt and kissing your chest. Wellhung: My hand suddenly jerks spastically and accidentally rips a hole in your blouse. Sweetheart: That's OK, it wasn't really too expensive.
Wellhung: I'm gulping, I'm beginning to sweat. Sweetheart: I'm throwing my head back in pleasure. I'm rubbing your bulge faster, pulling and rubbing. Wellhung: I'm fumbling with the clasp on your bra.
In countries like the Philippines, Cambodia and Indonesia, abject poverty and a growing digital infrastructure are contributing to its expansion.
In 2015, Southeast Asia had over 1.6 million Internet users.
My tongue is going all over, in and out nibbling on you....
Research in the field is still emerging, but based on what’s known currently, it appears that women are in fact less likely to use cybersex than men, and when they do, they're more likely to join chat rooms than to view pornography.
Research also shows that women become more likely to prefer interactive cybersex as they get older.
Jeff Nagle, the Australian chief executive of International Justice Mission, is familiar with the raid."Upon the arrest of Kyle Dawson and the seizure of his computer equipment they were able to identify the location of some of that live-streaming abuse in the Philippines," he told 7.30."Kyle Dawson had recorded those shows to watch at a later date and had done that with the intent to share or watch again that there was stored material that could be used as evidence."The AFP tipped off authorities in the Philippines and together with International Justice Mission launched a sting operation by posing as a customer."That's when the police started to go into the house and rescue the children," Mr Inocencio said."They're being provided with psychological care, especially trauma-informed care."Joann is now being prosecuted for qualified trafficking — basically this is the law against trafficking against persons in the Philippines."In July, Dawson was sentenced to five years in prison at the Brisbane District Court.
The Australian Federal Police is concerned demand for child abuse material is increasing across the country.