I’ve never been terribly tech-savvy (it was a huge leap for me to go from the Walkman to an i Pod a couple of years ago), and quite honestly, I have no interest in virtual sex beyond it being a sociological phenomenon.(I haven’t been into a video game since Pac Man was all the rage.) So you can imagine that I felt a bit sideswiped when I learned that cybersex is the latest craze.Cybersex involves any expression of sexuality while logged onto the Internet, Cooper said.
Second Life boasts 10 million users (though that figure includes people with more than one identity).
And it’s really a fantasy to have an affair on a machine.
It is not real.” “That aspect fantasy might be why so many married people get lured into affairs online when that was not their original intent.
But it's worth thinking about what the risks might be.
Although cyber sex may not be the same as 'real' sex, there are still real emotions involved.