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The widespread availability of Internet pornography has made it possible for millions of people to get sexual gratification easily, frequently, and without public attention.
But because we so widely associate attraction to pornography with men, and because Internet pornography in general is a relatively recent phenomenon, there’s been very little scrutiny, either in academic research or the popular media, on women who become addicted to cybersex.
But being hooked on cybersex can interfere with an individual’s ability to lead a productive and satisfying life. study did not have fewer or less rewarding sexual relationships in their own lives, they did have more symptoms indicating psychological problems.
They also were more likely to engage in riskier sexual behavior.
One might argue that, in contrast to risky sexual behavior, cybersex addiction isn’t particularly troublesome.
The individuals pursuing online sexual arousal aren’t hurting anyone, and the behavior is legal.
Participants also answered a questionnaire measuring their propensity for sexual excitation and another, the Hypersexual Behavior Inventory (HBI), to assess problematic sexual behavior.
They also rated themselves on a set of physiological and psychological symptoms within the past week, and provided information on the number of sexual partners they had both within the previous week and the previous 6 months.
You might think that women hooked on Internet porn have poorer real-life relationships.