The technological development of the Internet has facilitated the connectivity between people with very diverse motivations. One is accessing sexual content and connecting with others who share this interest. The use of the Internet for sexual purposes includes a wide range of behaviors, some of which can generate a crisis in a stable and committed couple relationship, being signified as an infidelity. The characteristics of the media and Internet users for sexual purposes, challenges therapists to acquire new psychotherapeutic tools to help couples in conflict. The article aims to a) to disclose the main concepts related to the use of the Internet for sexual purposes (b) to describe the characteristics of the cyber affair and behaviors signified as infidelity (c) to establish psychotherapeutic guidelines for the treatment of this type of cases.
|Translated title of the contribution||Couple psychotherapy in front of the discovery of male involvement in sexual activities on the internet|
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - Apr 2020|