“It is definitely a common complaint that the husband is getting his sexual satisfaction through the Internet, from chatting or from porno sites,” said Barbari, adding that this trend plays a factor in the breakup of relationships.
In 2008, the ECWR found in the first exhaustive study ever to be conducted on sexual harassment in Egypt, that more than 60 percent of the Egyptian women and nearly 100 percent of foreign women who took part in the study, claimed to have experienced some form of sexual harassment in Egypt.works as a marriage counselor and sex therapist is her downtown clinic.
While she encourages young married couples to be more sexually active, she also warms them about promiscuity.
A basic search for “free Egypt chat sites” brings up over 5,000,000 results.
Twenty-two-year-old Mostafa, a single pharmacy student from Assiut said the sole purpose of his chatting online is that a virtual relationship can lead to a real date.
Most of the time my clients are facing marital problems, and they come to me when they are on the brink of divorce,” said Abier Barbari, an Egyptian psychologist who has been practicing as a private counselor in Cairo since 2001.
Her patients vary in age between their mid twenties and fifties and range from the average to the very affluent, influential, and Westernized Egyptian.Twenty-three-year-old Waleed uses the Internet to catch up on the news, check the latest football scores and also meet women. Three such cyber exchanges in fact led to face-to-face meetings. Assiut is very conservative,” said the single Egyptian male, who is studying medicine at the faculty in his hometown south of the capital. “There you can only say good morning to a girl in the street.” The World Wide Web has indeed opened doors for the doctor-to-be, providing him with the opportunity to chat with single women online.Waleed still goes online regularly in the hope that one day he will eventually meet his future wife.The popularity of the Internet and other digital technologies is on the rise in Egypt, causing some critics to question whether the digital revolution will lead to a sexual revolution in the traditionally conservative Egyptian society., is convinced that there is indeed a connection between the use of cyber technology, infidelity and the rate of divorce in Egypt.“They are very sexually frustrated which is why they watch these movies.