The story of how, five years ago, this apparently happily married woman, approaching her 40th birthday, went from browsing erotic literature forums to having online sex with men looking for “naughty fun”, of how the virtual tipped into reality when she had a proper affair, of how her husband found out, left her and came back, is the subject of a compelling new memoir, Turned On, published next week. The author, who wishes to remain anonymous, agreed to this interview on the understanding that it would be done on the telephone with her publicist at her side.I would not be allowed to mention where she lives and only that she works as an associate producer for a TV broadcast company.Cybersex can occur either within the context of existing or intimate relationships, e.g.among lovers who are geographically separated, or among individuals who have no prior knowledge of one another and meet in virtual spaces or cyberspaces and may even remain anonymous to one another. "Social Psychological Aspects of Computer-Mediated Communication." American Psychologist Vol. "Reducing Social Context Cues: Electronic Mail in Organizational Communication." Management Science Vol.32 No.11. Please choose a bipolar chat room that is private, safe and free!An online chat room can be a great outlet and a great source of bipolar support (although adult chat is unwise during manic phases).
In one form, this fantasy sex is accomplished by the participants describing their actions and responding to their chat partners in a mostly written form designed to stimulate their own sexual feelings and fantasies. "Standards of Conduct on Usenet" in Cultures of Internet: Virtual Spaces, Real Histories, Living Bodies. and Gail Love, "Electronic Emotion: Socioemotional Content in a Computer-Mediated Communication Network" in Communication Research Vol. Having read the book, which is not only sexually explicit but paints unflattering portraits of her husband, her mother and her dysfunctional childhood, it’s easy to see why, although her husband has given it his blessing. On the Tube, the train, in the café, the park; anyone staring intently into an open laptop, or else assiduously thumbing at an i Phone, is quite possibly at it the way I so incessantly was,” she writes. “When you’re online you can take on another persona, so perhaps in life, if you’re more quiet and reserved, it allows you to be another person.” And the persona this naturally quiet and reserved woman took on was of a needy, sexual predator with names like Juicy and Lucy.It’s possibly the first memoir of its kind that examines close up the dangers of a new but rapidly growing phenomenon: an addiction to cyber-sex. It began after Dent was made redundant and the work on the new house she and her husband had recently bought had been finished.