Sex addicts on the Internet often experience a rapid progression of their addiction.
The new sexual thrills lead to spending huge amounts of time, moving more quickly into more extreme behaviors, taking greater risks, and getting caught more frequently.
In this article I will discuss the use of ethnographic field research methods in cyberspace, focusing more specifically on my own ethnographic research of the online sexual practices of the inhabitants of AOL chat rooms.
Below I will briefly describe this research to give readers an idea of the focus and findings of the study which I undertook.
Thus, internet sex has been referred to as the "crack cocaine" of sex addiction.
Sexual addition is extremely destructive, both to the individual and to the marriage partner.
After tracking his license plate number, Gallegos turned himself in.
Gallegos claims he had never believed the person he was chatting with was a minor.
In recent years academic researchers have written extensively about computer mediated communication (CMC).
Taliaferro said in her client's case, he was convicted based solely on an Internet chat he claims was purely sexual fantasy.
James Gallegos, of Clearfield, was charged and convicted by a jury of enticing a 13-year-old girl over the Internet. In actuality, the 13-year-old was an adult agent with the Utah Attorney General's Internet Crimes Against Children task force.
He was looking at porno, again,” reports a counseling client.
The blue green glow of the computer made him look diseased.