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Sex Addiction and the New Media Frontier

Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S Founding Director - The Sexual Recovery Institute
Former: SASH Board member (1995 - 2000) Member: Current SASH Editorial Board Recipient Carnes Award: 2008

Forever: A Sex Addict

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Think of the following in terms of the Triple A Engine Dened * Access Affordability Anonymity
* Cooper, Del Monico et al 1998 - 1999
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Sex Addiction Access 0.0 Pre-history to 1900


Cave Art Affairs & Indelity Prostitution & Harems Compulsive Masturbation to Fantasy
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Sex Addiction Access 1.0 1900 - 1960s


Now add ...

Porn Shops, strip clubs Magazines & photos Porn Movie Theaters
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Sex Addiction Access 2.0 1977 - 1990


Now add ...

Video = VCR and BETA (remember Beta?) Phone Sex

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Sex Addiction Access 3.0 1990 - 2004


Now add ...

BBS - bulletin board systems Websites Online Porn Chat Rooms Online Hook-ups
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Sex Addiction Access 4.0 2004 to the present


Now add ... 1. Sexting 2. Smart Phones with GPS 3. Social Networks (facebook, twitter, LinkedIn) 4. 3-D Imagery 5. Virtual World Sex
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1. Sexting

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Eewwwwwwwww! For some it is a form of offending


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2. Social Networks
The Economist * is reporting that pornographyrelated web activity is decreasing in America (as a proportion of total visits), as more and more people are opting to participate in social networking sites such as MySpace, Bebo and Facebook. What does this say about our work and the work to come ?
*The Economist 2010 and Hitwise.com
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What does the data tell us ?

Dating Research from OkCupid 2010


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What does the data tell us ?

Dating Research from OkCupid 2010


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3. Smartphones
GPS Locators mean immediate access to Universal Internet Access Anywhere - to
porn, to sexually oriented environments (strip clubs, adult bookstores, etc) sexual partners - theres an App for that

Live video streaming to phones and pads


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Smart Phone Hook-ups

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4. 3D Adult Video in the News 2010


The rst 3D porn full feature lm made for
modern stereoscopic TVs-those that use shutter eyeglasses-has arrived Called Kama-sutra, it stars xxx xxx .

Sharps 3D mobile video will support user

movie creation which, in turn, will promote the viewing of 3D content both amateur low-cost video and corporate premium content.
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5. Virtual Sex ? Its already on the way ...

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Public perception of our eld in 2010


As was alcoholism in the1960s when alcoholics were bums.

In the 2010s sex addicts are: Just making an excuse Pervert, sleaze-bag, scum, offender etc. Folks, we obviously we have a lot of work to do. What are you doing to give back to the eld ?

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Implications ...
Clearly escalation in Sexual Addiction is being
fueled by Exponential Technological Growth - which is only just beginning in the move toward virtual sex. wont come without research and Leadership (SASH). tables ...

Hypersexuality or related diagnosis needed but it So ... please pull out those little cards on the cafe
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Thank you for all you give and all you do!

Sex Addiction and the New Media Frontier


Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S Founding Director - The Sexual Recovery Institute
Former: SASH Board member (1995 - 2000) Member: Current SASH Editorial Board Recipient Carnes Award: 2008
SEXUAL RECOVERY INSTITUTE

Forever: a sex addict

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