The Psychological Causes Of Internet Addiction
The internet has good qualities as well as bad qualities to it. But, it seems that the good qualities outweigh the bad qualities most of the time. At the same time, the bad qualities may seem small, but they can cause great problems for internet users. Also, the bad qualities can cause individuals to commit acts or pick up behaviors that are unbecoming for them.
The internet has some good qualities to its usage like you can stay in connect with family and friends who live far away, you can find love on the internet, you are able to start a business using the internet, and the internet is good for students to complete assignments. The funny thing is that most individuals now live their everyday life on the internet because they complete work on the internet, they communicate with others on the internet, and they spend their leisure time on the internet. Many companies and schools require their employees and students to have 24/7 access to the internet in order to complete work assignments and class assignments. You can even do business with others in different countries due to the internet. The internet has made the world seem so small and everyone closer than before.
Despite the many good qualities concerning the internet, there are some bad qualities concerning the internet as well. And such bad qualities, can cause one to become addicted to bad behavior associated with access to the internet. One bad behavior that one can pick up from using the internet is addiction to pornography because anyone can easily access pornography on the internet. Also, one can pick up the addictive behavior of gambling on the internet because it is easy to gamble on the internet now. Many children are being preyed upon by pedophiles on social media sites and the police have had to learn how to combat this problem. Also, the internet is a hotbed for many different types of financial schemes.
The internet is not a good place for individuals with addictive behavior to browse without parameters. It is not good for a recovering gambling addict to have access to online casino sites. The main reason that some individuals may be addicted to the internet is because they are living a dull life. Whereas, on the internet, they are able to create a wonderful life for themselves. Also, pedophiles can hide behind the computer screen to catch and attack their prey (young children). When accessing the internet, you have to be careful and set parameters for yourself and your family regarding what will be accessed on the internet.