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This Is What Being a Sex Addict Is Really Like | Posted 10.23.2014 | Healthy Living

There is no doubt in my mind that I desperately needed some sort of pattern interruption, and treatment did that for me. But I also know that I am doing better in large part because the entire experience of rehab was so horrible that I never want to relive it.

Confessions Of A Sober Sex And Love Addict | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women

I'm a smart girl, I figured, and I've been working the steps for years. Now that I am aware of my pattern of self-destructive behavior, surely I will do it differently? I will set bottom lines. I will take contrary action. Turned out, I just made a whole bunch of fresh new mistakes.

ReThink Review: Thanks For Sharing -- Sex Addiction Goes Mainstream

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

When I saw the trailer for Thanks For Sharing, I wrote it off as a fluffy ensemble rom-com questionably based in the world of sex addicts in recovery. But I'm happy to admit that I had this movie totally wrong.

Who's the Real Sex Addict? The Dubious Claims of Ariel Castro and Anthony Weiner

Robert Weiss | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics
Robert Weiss

Sexual addiction is not defined by either sexual offending (as Ariel Castro would have us believe) or having a high sexual desire (as a recent study would have us believe). Instead, sexual addiction is about escape and dissociation from life.

Sex Addiction Isn't A Real Disorder, Study Says

Posted 07.23.2013 | Los Angeles

Celebrities Tiger Woods, Russell Brand and David Duchovny all blamed their copious amounts of sex on a disorder: sex addiction. But UCLA researcher...

David Lohr

Arizona Woman Accused Of Engaging In Illicit Acts With Family Dogs | David Lohr | Posted 02.15.2013 | Crime

An Arizona woman who allegedly confessed to her boyfriend that she has sex with dogs and fantasizes about incest has been charged with crimes against ...

Court Rules Parkinson's Drug Turned Straight Patient Into A Gay Sex Addict

Posted 11.29.2012 | Gay Voices

A French married father of two has won a staggering payout after claiming use of a prescription drug used to treat Parkinson's disease turned him into...

New Study Strongly Supports 'Sex Addiction' Diagnosis

Robert Weiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert Weiss

We now have criteria that can be used to accurately identify and treat those with hypersexual disorder -- provided the APA is willing to adopt the definition.

'My Life Is A Lifetime Movie': Man Wanted Family To Think Him Dead

Posted 10.25.2012 | TV

When Christine Carter's husband decided he was done with his wife and kids, he absolutely meant it. The latest episode of "My Life Is a Lifetime Movie...

Brittany Needs Sex 20-30 Times A Day On MTV's 'True Life'

Posted 04.11.2012 | TV

MTV's latest foray into "True Life" (Tue., 11:30 p.m. ET on MTV) took a look at sex addiction. Brittany's addiction was so severe, her boyfriend Jamei...

Is William Faulkner Sexy? Hell Yes!

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 05.02.2012 | Books
Scott Alexander Hess

All of Faulkner's books are ripe with both overt and subtle sexuality. His novel Sanctuary, about a debutante who is taken hostage in a farm house (sometimes referred to as his potboiler), is wild, beautiful, brilliant and very sensual.

Can You Really Be Addicted To Love?

Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

By Catherine Townsend I had never heard the phrase "Addicted to Love" uttered outside a Robert Palmer video or bad poetry until a few years ago, ...

Sex Addiction a Myth? My Response to Dr. David Ley

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 03.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Ethlie Ann Vare

Ley concludes his piece by inviting high-libido men to "see their sexuality as something that is in their control." He could make the same invitation to heavy drinkers, but we know now that some of those drinkers won't be able to stop.

Interview With A Sex Addict

More | Posted 08.23.2011 | Women

When Congressman Anthony Weiner’s sexual escapades emerged last month, they reignited the “Are all men perverts?” debate in the blogosphere. ...

What Is Sex Addiction?

Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Addictions to alcohol, drugs and gambling can destroy lives, but less well known and more controversial is the overwhelming need for sexual satisf...

Why Are We Addicted To Sex?

Beth Green | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

Whether we are consuming sugar, drugs, power, people, things or sex, we are addicted to the "fix," and what we are attempting to fix is ourselves and our lack of wholeness.

Man Claims He Was Booted Off Facebook For Bedding Hundreds Of Women

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Clive Worth, 60, claims to have met and "bedded" around 1,500 women online. He says he has connected with 300 of those women using Facebook, a tact...

Ask Michael Cohen: Dirty With Rich Hair

Michael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Cohen

Don't ask or tell your husband about the upcoming sheering. Make an appointment, and when you get home put on your sexiest outfit. When he walks in that door, you own that haircut.

Tiger Woods: Tiger, Tiger, Hitting Bottom

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Matthew DeBord

We know that Tiger Woods, who glimpsed his heights, has now experienced his bottom. Tiger Woods is capable of monstrously distorted conduct. There is Jekyll. There is Hyde. There is Tiger.

Winston Bennett, Sex Addict: I Slept With 90 Women A Month (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Winston Bennett played in the NBA during the late 1980s and early 90s, and while he may have been known for his on-court ability, he harbored an off-c...

New Rule: Stop Saying "Sex Addict" Like It's a Bad Thing

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Maher

In the wake of Tiger Woods' heartfelt apology, the media has been interviewing sex addicts. But sex addiction is just something Dr. Drew made up because he had no other way to explain Andy Dick.

Sexual Chemistry -- Is it a Trap?

Sara Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Davidson

My entire body wanted to connect with his. We eyed each other, cautiously, like two animals... He said, "I thought you wanted to break up with me..."

Sex, Love, And Enlightenment

Sara Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Davidson

Part 1: How to Make a Woman Fall This is a serial, a true story about love and awakening. Many have had a Billy in their life -- a relationship that'...

Sex Addiction: Fact Or Fiction?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In light of the news that David Duchovny recently checked himself into rehab for sex addiction, there may be some people out there scratching their he...