The concept of sexual addiction has gained increasing recognition in the academic and healthcare communities since the s. It has also captured the attention of the media, where there has been much debate over whether it can truly be described as an addiction. What is certain is that many people struggle with out of control sexual behaviour, which takes over their lives and has harmful consequences for their relationships, careers and finances. The Routledge International Handbook of Sexual Addiction brings together a comprehensive range of perspectives on sexual addiction from a worldwide selection of scholars and therapists.
Online sex parties and virtual reality porn: can sex in isolation be as fulfilling as real life?
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Camming site CamSoda calls itself a "virtual strip club. Editors' note: Some of the language and descriptions in this story are not suited for younger readers. CamSoda is an adult-oriented live "camming" site dubbed "a virtual strip club with no cover" by its creators. At any time, visitors can log on and view the public live feed of the model of their choice, tipping her with the site's digital currency if they enjoy the show. Should they want something more intimate, users can request a private, one-on-one show -- the online equivalent of a back-room lap dance.
Sex dolls, live models make 'virtual intercourse' feel real
As the world isolates and learns to limit human contact, many may go without physical intimacy a significant period. People are moving to find digital solutions to find pleasure and human contact. The coronavirus crisis has seen traffic to porn websites rise, and erotic isolation and quarantine fiction has found a captive audience. So what happens while we are isolating, when human touch and connection are fundamental to element to our humanity? Many people may go without physical sexual intimacy for an extended and indefinite period.
The porn industry is a highly visual industry and it has always been anchored on the delivery of high-quality audio-visual content. The emergence of immersive technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality was therefore always expected to drive this industry to new frontiers. Various immersive virtual reality sex platforms are currently springing up across the world.