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20/20 Wants to Know: What Makes A Date Go Bad?
This article can be originally found on BadOnlineDates 20/20 is interested in your Bad Dates! The ABC Newsmagazine wants to know what makes a date go bad? We want to see! The ABC Newsmagazine 20/20 is working with BadOnlineDates.com and we are looking for videos of dates gone wrong, the wilder the better! So the next time your date heads south, instead of just thinking what you will post...
Sex app launched for 'unsafe' Swedish youth
A new safe-sex initiative has seen the launch of Provligget (‘The Test Bonk’), a Facebook application which allows young Swedes the chance to virtually trial sex with their friends and aims to raise condom awareness. The test is an initiative of the Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet) and the the National Council for Coordination of HIV Prevention...
Sex and Tech
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Recovering From Sex Addiction
After several years in Alcoholics Anonymous, “Jennifer,” now a 74-year-old Tampa Bay–area resident, realized she had a problem with sex, too. “I’d been doing the same things in the rooms of AA that I’d been doing in bars: picking people up and having a lot of casual sex partners,” she recalls. Coming to the self-diagnosis that this behavior was proof positive of her sex addiction, Jennifer...
Reversing Japan's rising sex aversion may depend...
“If young people’s aversion to sex continues to increase at the present rate, the situation of Japan’s low fertility rate and rapid ageing will rapidly worsen. … The Japanese economy will lose its vitality even more than now. If this happens, this nation might eventually perish into extinction.” To read more about how the young people of Japan are averting to...
Brian McKnight writes a theme song for YouPorn...
Brian McKnight decided that he would tackle another crisis griping our nation: anal sex. Furthermore, this song is an advertisement for arguably one of the biggest ironic takes on YouTube: YouPorn. Read the rest of this article and listen to the song on Death and Taxes
When Even a Little is Too Much: How Do You Block...
This article was originally posted on PsychCentral by Robert Weiss Tech-Connect: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly For many of us, digital information gathering and online interaction have become integrated into our daily routine from the first multitasking moments. We check email, tweet and text, update Facebook, and simultaneously peruse “newspapers” from all over the globe, all while draining the...
Online Sex Only?
Is dating online only attracting men looking for sex? Sasha from badonlindates.com gives a woman advice on online dating: Remove all pictures of you bikini-clad or in any flammable attire Take down any picture of you in Los Vegas or at a night club Do not post any pictures of you with a drink in your hand On your profile, make it painfully clear what you are looking for in a man To read the...
Porn Company Brings Military Families Together
RealTouch wants to bring teledildonics to Afghanistan. Company manager Scott Rinaldo, appearing at a CES party sponsored by porn firm Pink Visual, said he’s working on distributing “a thousand dildos for the military wives”—in this case, Internet-connected sex toys that can let families thousands of miles apart get intimate. To learn more about how technology is changing the way...
An Interview with Novelist Michael Olson, Author...
Strange Flesh by novelist Michael Olson, is a novel about emerging technology and particularly technology involving sex and sex toys… but it’s more than that. Read the rest of this article and the interview here.
Robot Red-Light Districts By 2050? [VIDEO]
A Poke and a Smile: Relationship Intimacy in the...
Check out Sexual Recovery Institute Founder, Robert Weiss’ latest blog post on his Psych Central “Sex & Intimacy in the Digital Age” blog!
E-books are rekindling women's x-rated reading
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New Book Questions 'The Myth of Sex Addiction'
via CNN Is sex addiction for real? Or is it “nothing more than a pop-psychology phenomenon, serving only to demonize sex, enforce moral views of sex and relationships and excuse irresponsible behaviors?” Those are the fighting words of psychologist David Ley, who, in his rousing new book, “The Myth of Sex Addiction,” expresses concern over the slippery ease with which America’s mainstream...
New Program for Gay Men Struggling with Intimacy...
The Sexual Recovery Institute will launch an 8-week program for men struggling with gay male relationship intimacy, fidelity, sex and love addiction. Partly based on my book Cruise Control: Understanding Sex Addiction in Gay Men, the program will be offered Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the SRI offices (914. South Robertson, Suite 200, Los Angeles, California, 90035) beginning March...
Love Addiction: Amber Smith Shares Her Story
Amber Smith is a well-known model, actress, and reality star. Her experiences on the ground-breaking television shows Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, Sober House and Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew have exposed addiction as the disease that doesn’t discriminate. The wealth of knowledge she has received working with some of the best addictionologists in the world, as well as her own personal struggle with...
Sex addiction, hypersexuality and the DSM
There will always be controversy—as there should be—when any forms of inherently normal human behaviors such as eating or sex are clinically designated as pathological. And while the power to “label” must always be carefully wielded to avoid turning social, religious or moral judgments into diagnoses (as homosexuality was in the DSM-I and -II), equal care must be taken not to avoid researching and...
Is Virtual Sex Destined to Become Your New BFF?
There is never a dull moment in the sex-nology industry. If you don’t like what you see (or feel), just wait a few months and someone will invent a gadget or program to suit your every sexual taste and desire. In addition to their sex-partner-seeking, geo-location abilities, smart phones are among the latest gadgets revolutionizing the rapidly evolving world of virtual sexuality. Just as video...
Sex in the Digital Age: Just One Human Required
Innovation News Daily discusses virtual sex with Robert Weiss, founding director of The Sexual Recovery Institute in Los Angeles. Sexuality in the Digital Age can mean sexting on smartphones, hookups through Craigslist and Facebook, and transmitting lewd photos like Anthony Weiner or Brett Favre. But while humans continue to define the do’s and don’ts of online lust, a new...
Comedy Takes On Sex Addiction
Another movie whose storyline centers around the topic of sex addiction is “Thanks for Sharing” starring Mark Ruffalo, Gwenyth Paltrow and Tim Robbins, offering viewers another chance (after Shame) to contemplate the trials, tribulations and reality of being a sex addict. The storyline focuses on the three lead actors and their stent in a 12-step, sex addiction program. Singer, Pink, will make...
Newsweek Addresses “The Sex Addiction Epidemic”
Chris Lee of the Daily Beat wrote a Newsweek cover story entitled, “The Sex Addiction Epidemic.” The article focuses on the increase in sex addiction over the past decade as a result of the Internet and other contemporary triggers. More people than ever before are seeking treatment and speaking out about destructive sexual behaviors that both therapists and patients are working diligently to...
Video from VirtualSx!
Robert Weiss offers final thoughts on #VirtualSx.
Dr. David Sack sums up the day.
All sex need not be procreative.– Nina Hartley
When you’re masturbating you can think about anything … and I think...– Nicholas Tana
Jennifer Kelton, BadOnlineDates.com.
[Online dating] creates a lot of intimacy issues that will be hurtful in the...– Jennifer Kelton
Technology is facilitating repair. People are able to get help [because of...– Dan Uliel
Online addiction is a fairly new kind of problem in the world. All of the sudden...– Dan Uliel
What the difference between masturbation and sex? Technology is really blurring...– Nicholas Tana
How do we view our own relationship to sex? Is it going to be a joke, or...– Nicholas Tana
What is cheating in the digital age?– Dr. David Sack
I’ve never met an addict yet who goes into treatment without a problem.– Rob Weiss
Ultimately it’s up to the parents to have open discussions [about sex]...– Dan Uliel
Most of what I learned about sexuality was on a school bus, which was not...– Nicholas Tana
25 years of the internet is not going to override 2500 years of the...– Nina Hartley
[Online] I’m a LEO, when in person I’m a Pisces.– Amber Smith