Cybersex, often simply referred to as cyber, is intended to be undertaken for sexual stimulation and arousal, regardless of whether or not real life masturbation is taking place.
Therefore, many jurisdictions will treat cybersex as engaging in sexual practices.
The practice itself has become quite popular, particularly with the rise of certain internet service providers.
Cybersex can oftentimes employ the use of webcams, by which those engaging in cybersex can physically view the other participants.
In the 21st century, with our increasingly digital lives, the once-clear line between monogamy and sexual or romantic infidelity has become rather blurry.
As a psychotherapist specializing in sex and intimacy issues, I regularly see couples in conflict about what does and does not constitute cheating.
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Infidelity is not defined by a specific behavior; it is defined by the secrets that are kept, the lies that are told, and the damage that is done to emotional intimacy and relationship trust.
What I like most about this definition it that it applies equally to online and real-world behavior.
Moreover, it is flexible depending on the relationship; it lets couples define their own version of fidelity based on what is important to them, as determined through honest, nonjudgmental discussions and mutual decision making.
Chinese users already benefit freely from the so called “Quick Pay” (in Chinese “刷卡”, “swipe card”) Here’s how it works: Once a person enters their We Chat account in the “Me” section there is the option “Wallet”. On the top there is the “Quick Pay” option: If you didn’t add a card to it, it will ask for your bank card information.
We will cover this in our next blog about We Chat and how to add a card as a foreigner in China.