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Sexual Compulsion

Up All Night to Get Lucky: Sexy or Obsessive?

Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D.

There is always the potential of having too much sex or falling into the proverbial "dark hole," where obsession takes over and you lose yourself in your quest to satisfy that overwhelming need for sexual gratification, similar to any drug or alcohol addiction.

The Movie Shame and the Myth of Sexually Compulsive Gratification

New Harbinger | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
New Harbinger

Substitute sex addict for alcoholic, and meaningless sexual encounters for drinking binge, and you will have a rough approximation of what it's like being addicted to sexually compulsive behaviors. It's not satiation that you are left with but shame.