Sex robot craze sparks rise of ‘digisexuals’
THE SUN – FELIX ALLEN
THE craze for sex robots will lead to a growing number of men whose only sexual and romantic relationships will be with dolls, academics say.
So-called “digisexuals” will shun human partners in favour of the new kind of virtual reality porn and customisable robots able to speak and interact.
The warning comes in a study of the growing use of sex dolls. including at the world’s first brothel staffed entirely by robots.
High-tech sex dolls with realistic silicone skin and the ability to flirt and even simulate orgasms have become increasingly available.
Psychotherapists should be prepared for more clients “participating in digisexualities”, says a report by ethics researchers Neil McArthur and Markie Twist of the University of Manitoba.
They write: “There is no question that sex robots are coming.