The detrimental effects that those six months had on me are too great to mention in detail, but I can tell you the worst of them. But worst of all, I lost respect for myself and it took a lot of time to get my life back.
I was addicted to sex, fantasies, physical desire, and I didn't even know it until it was too late. Somewhere along the way I contracted Chlamydia, a serious sexually transmitted disease.
Chatrooms had a much more powerful attraction to me than the pornography itself.
I hide a lot of dirty laundry, make quickest meals possible . My initial curiosity with Internet porn led me to the chatrooms, which in turn led me to actual face-to-face sexual encounters.
Yes, I am TOTALLY addicted but having the best time of my life. Like it has done to so many men, Internet pornography/cybersex chat takes decent, intelligent, respected and successful and makes them stupid!
Now she lives alone, divorced, virtually ignored and despised by her children.
Actually, prior to her introduction to Internet pornography and her subsequent addiction to cybersex chatrooms and illicit sex, she was an exemplary wife and mother, a model citizen in her community, and an active participant in her church.
There are those reading this who might assume that Cathy was simply a loose woman, slutty, not unlike a prostitute in her mind-set.
The range, scope, and prevalence of sex technology in 2015 makes the AOL chatrooms of 1997 seem quaint.
Snapchat, Tinder, and even Facebook double as social networks, dating platforms, and subtle messaging systems for sexual missives.
After reading through some of the posts here, it makes me feel better to at least know that I'm not alone, but I really don't know what to do.
I cannot take care of the kids on my own since I travel extensively for business, and really don't want to split up the family.
My earliest memories of the internet are set in AOL chat rooms.