Phone chat is making quite the comeback, especially for those who remember the intimacy of actually speaking on the telephone.There was a time when no one would have known the meaning of a text message or video calls.
The city becomes more cosmopolitan as the tribes mix; the lawyers doff their ties, and the nocturnal dandies don their makeup.
After a day of drudgery, the office intern lies down for a nap and emerges, hours later, having metamorphosed into Cinderella.
The number of certified sex-addiction therapists has more than doubled since 2008, according to the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals.
Hookup apps like Tinder (26 million matches per day) and Grindr (1.6 million active daily users) are growing wildly and multiplying, like real-life manifestations of the futuristic smartphone imagined by Gary Shteyngart in which rates the "Fuckability" of everyone around you.
The movie industry, for its part, has released at least five films on sex addiction in the past five years, six if you count both parts of Lars von Trier’s But even now, sex addiction seems to exist in parallel realities: one in which millions of people are struggling with it, and another in which it is barely studied and not even clinically recognized.
Research has yet to confirm that extreme sexual behavior really is addictive in the same neuroscientific sense that, for instance, habitual heroin use appears to be.
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Our fifth annual “ Yesteryear Issue” roams the streets of New York after dark, from the Vanderbilt Ball in 1883 to a Weegee crime scene to George Michael on the dance floor at Sound Factory to an underground rooftop water-tower party last month.