I'm seeing a person who a) is a photographer and b) lives in a different country and c) is far more visual than me. I'm now relearning intimacy through a whole new medium. It's not like being right there with someone, but it also doesn't let your imagination run wild like phone sex or sending dirty emails; it's some whole new thing, with its own drawbacks and its own distinct pleasures. Skype sex is like watching porn that stars a person who (hopefully) you know for real, who's aware that you're watching them.
That way, if anybody else sees it, you can deny it, because it's just a bunch of faceless body parts floating around on a screen. It's widely held that men are visually stimulated and women don't know how to use their eyeballs except to look at shoes and children and housework.But unlike Facebook or other types of online chat, you get to hear and see the person you’re communicating with. For all you know, there could be five others in the room ready for a live show.Someone could even be secretly recording the episode to broadcast later (although Skype itself does not record the calls). Get some tips on how to stay safe in Safe Sext: 5 Free Smartphone Apps That Keep Things Private.)As you might imagine, there aren't any statistics on how many people are hooking up over Skype, but what we do know is that Skype had more than 40 million users in 2012 and that if you type "Skype sex" into a search engine ...There are 54 million single people in the United States; 40 million have tried online dating. Plus, a study conducted in February 2012 by researchers at Rochester University shows us that the stigma of online dating sites as "online cantinas of the unsociable, inept and the sleazy anti-social," has finally fallen away. Here's the thing: While dating sites have had problems weeding out the deceptive and the criminal, Skype users can fall prey to over-confidence in their ability to safely screen and communicate with potential partners.To enhance your partnered Skype sex, utilize some of that alone time to explore and discover your kinks.