"Never before has the dating world been so handy for married men and women looking for a fling," said Beatriz Avila Mileham, who conducted the research for her doctoral dissertation in counselor education at UF.
He believed he was chatting with the father of a 14-year-old girl and expressed his interest in engaging in sexual acts with the girl.
He is charged with two third-degree felonies and one second-degree felony.
Some went online for a quick "sex fix," while others established more meaningful connections where they talked about personal problems, marital issues and things like that, Mileham said. Still others wanted to engage in cybersex, exchanging sexual fantasies with someone while masturbating, she said.
The vast majority said they loved their spouses but sought an erotic encounter online because of boredom, a partner's lack of sexual interest or the need for variety and fun, Mileham said. "I'm just capturing back some of those butterflies we feel when we're young and start flirting and dating." "The No.
"The Internet will soon become the most common form of infidelity, if it isn't already," she said.