Cybersex Addiction: How To Know If You're Affected
Donald Trump has been campaigning strongly against Anthony Weiner. The disgraced former US Congressman has admitted that he is suffering from cybersex addiction. While the Trump campaign is trying to link Weiner with Hillary Clinton, many wonder how serious the addiction Weiner is talking about is.
Weiner's addiction was revealed by his sexting. He exchanged explicit sexual message with a minor. The addiction also includes the use of webcams to perform sexual acts with an online partner. It also includes having sexual conversations with another person online. Sex addiction involves being addicted to online pornography.
Weiner was first caught in 2011. He took paid leave for a couple of weeks to seek treatment for his addiction. He said he would work on becoming a better person. His wife urged him to go for treatment for his addiction for cybersex. His latest encounter involved sending an almost-nude pic to a 15-year-old girl.
According to a 2007 survey, 60.6 percent of the cases did not involve any physical contact and was only limited to cybersex. It was also noted that 22.3 percent of couples held cybersex addiction responsible for their divorce. The brief survey also revealed 52.1 percent of addicts lost interest in their sexual partner due to the addiction. At the same time, 31 percent of addicts continued their preexisting sexual practices online.
According to Ask Dr. Manny, online sex addiction includes compulsive sexual behaviors like masturbation, cybersex, prostitutes, pornography, strip clubs and casual affairs. It also includes exhibitionism and voyeurism. Donald Trump is, meanwhile, trying to cash in the Weiner controversy.
"Crooked Hillary Clinton has been busy living in an alternate reality where her litany of email scandals and FBI investigations don't disqualify her from running for President," CNN quoted Trump's senior communications adviser Jason Miller. It will be interesting to see if Weiner's cybersex addiction helps Trump reach the White House.
Does Masturbation Increase Testosterone? Find Out
The relationship between masturbation and testosterone levels is not as simple as people think. Find out what researchers about it.
Some Doctors With Criminal Convictions Are Still Allowed To Practice, Campaigners Are Furious
Dr Steven Burn was arrested after an IT staff found child abuse images on his computer. He got a 12-month ban, but Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service in Manchester ruled that Burn should be allowed to return to practice. There are a lot more doctors like him - criminally convicted, but still allowed to keep their jobs.
Sex Addiction: Intense Sexual Desire No Longer A Mental Disorder
A group of sex therapists and educators recently claimed that sex addiction is not actually a mental disorder. The compulsive sexual behavior according to experts is natural to human and it is the fear of suffering the consequences of such event is what makes sex addiction seem real.
Are You A Sex Addict? Unfaithful To Your Relationship Or A Nosy Parker? This Paperclip Test Tells What Kind Of Personality You Have
Must Try: The Paperclip Test To Determine The Type Of Personality You Have, But How Accurate Can This Test Be? Find Out How Psychiatrists Have Designed This Test; The Details, Find Out Here
Teens Who Watch Porn Are Likely To Become Sexual Predators
A study conducted in Melbourne found that kids who watch porn are more likely to sexually abuse other children. Scientists now want teens to have reduced access of sexually explicit contents.
MORE IN ITECHPOST
'Tokyo Ghoul' Season 3 Delayed By Its Live-Action Movie? Ken Kenaki Returns With Another Identity?
"Tokyo Ghoul" season 3's release is delayed and there are countless speculations as to why it is being pushed back. Reports claim that the show is to give way to "One Punch Man" and "My Hero Acdemia" but new rumors say that it's lack of materials and storyline as well as its live-action movie are causing the delay.
‘Resident Evil 7: Not A Hero DLC’ First Gameplay Trailer Leaks Online
First gameplay trailer pertaining to RE7: Not A Hero DLC has just leaked on YouTube.