Put simply, if an online suitor can send an image of a disembodied penis to someone they don’t have to face, they are much more likely to do so than, for example, exposing themselves in public with all the social and legal consequences that might bring.But this doesn’t explain the underlying motivations to send such images on a dating site.
It’s something many women have experienced online and, although Hewson tried to make light of it she was left feeling shocked, and quit the site.
What would possess someone to send a graphic image of themselves without ever being asked for one, or even thinking to check if it might be appreciated?
When it comes to the internet, it seems common sense to think that the physical distance and anonymity the online world provides allows, even encourages, people to do things they wouldn’t normally do “in real life”.
They’re basically erotic thoughts that make you feel sexier.
He or she would never do them.” There’s a lot of angst surrounding sexual fantasies.