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“There are some cool ideas that just don’t work in implementation,” he says.
Still, says Machulis, teledildonics are “changing long-distance relationships for the better,” allowing couples to “finally be physical over the wire.” And, he argues, we “haven’t even seen the tip of the iceberg” in the field of virtual sex toys.
Young says addictive cybersex behavior appears more common among males.
She estimates that men comprise 60% of the clients who come to her center seeking help for sexual online compulsivity issues.
But problems arise, she says, when users “lose their ability to control” that behavior. But there was a real person on a computer somewhere in the world making her avatar have sex with my avatar by clicking a pink ball on the ground. She was an avatar in Second Life, the online, 3D, digital world developed by San Francisco company Linden Labs.Allowing separated couples to stay in touch, almost literally, is only one of the many positive aspects that virtual-sex advocates see in the refinement of — and increasingly widespread access to — cyber-sex technologies.“One of the huge benefits is safety,” says Brenda Brathwaite, a veteran video game developer (whose credits include Playboy: The Mansion) and author of Sex in Video Games.