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Experts warn that robots can fuel a rise in sex addiction

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jul 17, 2018, 8:32 pm IST
Updated Jul 17, 2018, 8:32 pm IST
This comes at a time when manufacturers are claiming that sex robots are a blessing for troubled marriages and disabled men.
They said it serves the same purpose as alcohol does for drinkers (Photo: AFP)
 They said it serves the same purpose as alcohol does for drinkers (Photo: AFP)

The rise of advanced technology has touched every aspect of life in different ways. Intimacy has also experienced the impact of technology with the internet giving access to porn and various gadgets changing the way people have sex.

While sex robots are gaining popularity in different parts of the world, experts have always been concerned about their effect on people’s sex lives. Now they are warning that getting sex from these droids can fuel a rise in sex addiction.

This comes at a time when manufacturers are claiming that sex robots are a blessing for troubled marriages and disabled men. A leading psychologist said that they could be a way for sex addicts to express compulsion and serve the same purpose as alcohol for people with a drinking problem.

He said that while he hasn’t treated anyone addicted to sex with robots, the procedure would be the same as in case of other sex addicts.

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