Ralph recounts his history of looking at porn, masturbation, a long history of one-night stands in the dating scene, and, more-recently, forays into the intrigue of online sex chat and sexual hookups.
He describes the relationship he’s had with Sarah as the best relationship he’s ever had.
“That is starting to even out in part because of the equality of opportunity that the Internet brings to everybody,” she says.
Women usually feel more threatened by the emotional betrayal of a partner’s online affair, while men are more concerned about physical encounters, Hertlein says, but the gender differences are lessening.
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He is in crisis because his girlfriend, Sarah, discovered his sex chat with another woman and has threatened to end the relationship.
But others, scattered about the world and peering through computer screens, would see Glass and Lopatka only as "Slowhand" and "Nancy," whimsical aliases with wild, even dangerous electronic personae.
"I don't know about this Internet," mused David Flaherty, the genial Caldwell County, N.
“It’s not just that you’re communicating with someone online but that there is a sexual or emotional nature,” says Katherine Hertlein, Ph D, an associate professor at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas who studies online affairs.