that will be published in the February/March issue of American Psychologist.
I am an imaginitive, submissive girl who loves roleplay of all kinds. I grew up in the Midwest where people either become very boring or wild like me.
I enjoy writing erotica, so i can come up with many scenarios and plays to keep things interesting. I'm not a friend collector, and I'm unlikely to be friends with those who are.
By that definition, there’s plenty of intimacy online, including thousands of Web sites filled with sexual images and stories as well as scores of high-tech virtual sex services.
In fact, many newsgroup participants report being able to get close with people in interactive online areas in a way they never could in “real life.” “I’ve found a guy who actually wants to talk about the things I care about,” writes one chat room regular.
Regrettably, all close relationships eventually have to address the good and the bad, the joys and the disappointments.