How things have changed with the rise of the Internet and smartphones!
Although traditional phone sex lines still exist and some thrive, no longer are people tethered to cumbersome wall sockets that keep them in their bedrooms or office cubicles.
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Some, again usually male, would spend hours or even days languishing at home or work paying to talk and talk and talk about sex, usually culminating in—you guessed it—masturbation.
Neither party, of course, could see the other, so imagination was in full play.
I recently spoke with a young colleague who had just completed training to become a certified sexual addiction therapist (CSAT).
She was astonished to hear my stories of what I jokingly refer to as the golden age of phone sex, which I’d say lasted from the mid-seventies, when I worked on a suicide prevention hotline, until about 1998, when the Internet was starting to really take flight.By the early eighties, I had ceased taking hotline calls and started practicing as a licensed therapist in my office in West Hollywood, California.Some of the people I helped had issues with obsessive phone sex.Good is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, medical treatment, or therapy.Always seek the advice of your physician or qualified mental health provider with any questions you may have regarding any mental health symptom or medical condition.Unlike drug and alcohol addiction, it’'s not included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).