The word will cause some to envisage a virtual chat room where you'd find your very own Howard Wolowitz, or bring to mind all those cybersex news stories relating to cyber crimes where the sexual element is abusive rather than consensual.
This is partly down to a lack of clarity within mainstream media who use the term ‘cybersex’ when they should really label it as ‘illegal cybersex’ (see current ban by the Philippines where syndicates are formed exploiting minors).
Abstract Cybersex refers to a kind of interactive erotic experience, which usually involves two or more participants having real-time sexual exchanges online with the purpose of sexual arousal and stimulation.
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Different from real-life sex, cybersex is a cognitive and emotional exchange rather than a physical one, providing free region for imagination and fantasy.
There are both positive and negative aspects of cybersex.
The research states that amongst both men and women who have had cybersex, participants are significantly more likely to have had it with their current partner than with someone they know who isn’t their partner.
And those having cybersex with a stranger were the least commonly reported.
The accessibility, affordability, anonymity, and acceptability of cybersex make it potentially addictive.