Tangled in the Web
Understanding Cybersex from Fantasy to Addiction
AUTHOR: Young, Kimberly S.
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The Cybersexual Revolution is upon us but are we prepared? Cyberspace is the first completely unregulated electronic frontier fostering the growth of online pornography, adult chat rooms, live sex shows broadcast via the Web, and new technological devices that enhance sexual stimulation. Today, more and more online users take advantage of these erotic cyberspace offerings to seek out sexual fulfillment. How will this change our sexual attitudes and offline conduct?
From the author of the groundbreaking book, Caught in the NET, the first to identify Internet addiction comes, Tangled in the Web: Understanding Cybersex from Fantasy to Addiction. In Tangled in the Web, Dr. Kimberly S. Young builds on her research in the area of online behavior to uncover the brave new world of the Cybersexual Revolution, and the powerful allure of cybersex fantasy. Dr. Young reveals the impact of online sexual fantasies and their potential for addiction. Dr. Young describes who is most at risk to develop Cybersexual Addiction, how the disorder progresses, what drives the compulsive behavior, and offers hope and help for cybersex addicts with a comprehensive plan to stay web sober even when relapse is just a mouse click away.
Cybersex users will gain a better understanding of their own online behavior and learn how to identify the early signs of an addiction. Couples hurt by virtual adultery will learn how to save their relationships with a seven-step plan to rebuild commitment and regain intimacy. Dr. Young also points family members in the right direction with a step-by-step plan to approach loved one in trouble. Finally, therapists, marriage counselors, pastors, and related mental health professionals will gain insight and guidance in helping their clients deal with the impact of cybersex fantasy on their lives.
PUBLICATION DATE: 7/26/2001