More often than not, people did not want to converse on the phone (which I totally get), so I would have to deal with their anger, irritation, and lots of hang ups. After college, I worked for Medicaid doing prior authorization for nursing visits and home medical equipment.
But unlike other addictions, this one isn't officially recognized.The movie industry, for its part, has released at least five films on sex addiction in the past five years, six if you count both parts of Lars von Trier’s But even now, sex addiction seems to exist in parallel realities: one in which millions of people are struggling with it, and another in which it is barely studied and not even clinically recognized.Research has yet to confirm that extreme sexual behavior really is addictive in the same neuroscientific sense that, for instance, habitual heroin use appears to be.Spector Pro helps to bridge that gap, by recording what the child does so that the parent can review this at a later time.Because Spector Pro acts like a video recorder for PC and Internet activity, you will be able to SEE EXACTLY what your child has been doing online.The number of certified sex-addiction therapists has more than doubled since 2008, according to the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals.Hookup apps like Tinder (26 million matches per day) and Grindr (1.6 million active daily users) are growing wildly and multiplying, like real-life manifestations of the futuristic smartphone imagined by Gary Shteyngart in which rates the "Fuckability" of everyone around you.In addition, through reviewing chat conversations and e-mails, you can determine whether an adult stranger has been trying to develop a questionable relationship with your child, long before it has a chance to develop into something that could become dangerous.We believe that parents need to spend time with their children, especially when they are surfing the Internet, but we also understand that a parent cannot always be present when the child is online.Soon, I was spending hours in the parallel universe of cyberspace, often through wonderfully wide-awake nights, uninhibited in a way I never could be in reality.I told no one, immersed and isolated in my secret life. In moments of fleeting clarity, I wanted to understand what was happening to me. Was it just my marriage problems, or was there something deeper causing me to behave that way?From a personal computer with an Internet connection, your child has access to almost any encyclopedia, dictionary, book, magazine or newspaper in the world.Your child can chat with friends and relatives, meet new people, learn foreign languages, develop new interests.I met all sorts of people, from all over the world, older and younger, and each seemingly as desperate for a true connection as I. Should I be blaming my mother, or my – mostly absent – father for feeling that something was eternally missing? I was born to a woman that didn't much want children, and who fell foul to postnatal depression a good couple of decades before the term was even coined.