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From Meth & Sex Addiction to Recovery: Chelsea in the Sober Hot Seat (AUDIO/VIDEO)

Nicholas Snow | Posted 09.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

In addition to Nicholas Snow Live, I am honored to produce Intervention 911 with Ken Seeley, also featuring Chelsea Edwards, Steven Richitt and Eric McLaughlin with compelling guests. Their focus? Talking about addiction and recovery while dissecting the issues and creating solutions.

Pastor Opens Up About The Abuse That Contributed To His Sex Addiction

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Dr. Mark Laaser is a thriving ordained pastor today, but his past is much darker thanks to another man of the cloth abusing him as a child. He joined ...

Sex Addiction And Drug Addiction Linked In The Brain

Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jillian Rose Lim, Staff Writer Published: 07/14/2014 03:11 AM EDT on LiveScience People with so-called "sex addictions" may have patterns of ...

Wake the F- Up America!

Elaine Williams | Posted 09.07.2014 | College
Elaine Williams

I love this country. I love 96 percent of the people I come in contact with when I speak or perform or travel; but we have GOT to wake up, people.

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: Nymph()maniac vol. I and II -- When Sex Gets Unsexy

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Mark Burnett's Jesus movie Son of God clocks in at two hours and 18 minutes. But director Lars Von Trier knows that if you want to tell a story about someone important, like a nymphomaniac, you're going to need more time, which is why his Nymph()maniac is made up of two films with a combined running time of four hours.

With Nymphomaniac, Lars von Trier Delivers Brainy X-Rate Shocker

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

When Lars von Trier announced a while back in Cannes that he planned to make a film about a nymphomaniac, eyes rolled or appetites were whetted, depending on how one felt about the bad boy auteur of international cinema.

Up All Night to Get Lucky: Sexy or Obsessive?

Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay 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.

'I Was Married To A Sex Addict'

Posted 02.09.2014 | Divorce

Written by The Stir Bloggers on CafeMom's blog, The Stir Early on in a relationship, the sex is new and exciting and awesome. And you want it. All...

The Top Four Reasons Spouses Cheat -- And What To Do About It

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 03.05.2014 | Divorce
Robert C. Jameson

No matter what resolution you decide, to repair the relationship or to end the relationship, at some point in time, the acceptance process comes into play. How can you accept that your life has been turned upside-down?

Love Addiction, Codependency and Internet Dating

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

Here is the story of a love addict named Jake and a codependent named Melissa. Like so many codependent/love addict relationships, they were oblivious to their psychological afflictions. They felt like "regular" people who just wanted the all-American dream of true love.

What Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Porn Movie Can Teach Us

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment

-- Jon Martello's relentless libido has a comic math to it. At the club, Jon (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and his pals rate girls on a scale of one to "a ...

Is Thanks for Sharing an Honest Look Inside Sex Addiction Recovery?

Robert Weiss | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Robert Weiss

The new film Thanks for Sharing, along with Shame and hopefully Don Jon, which releases Sept. 27, are a great leap forward in our public understanding of the very real problem of sexual addiction.

Is Porn Destroying Your Sex Life?

Robert Weiss | Posted 11.24.2013 | Women
Robert Weiss

Thanks to porn, growing numbers of women now find themselves in relationships with men who are suffering from sexual dysfunction, which affects the women as much as the men. After all, if your man can't get it up, keep it up, or reach orgasm, your sexual pleasure is likely to be diminished.

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.

Christians Don't Know What Porn Is

Posted 08.28.2013 | Comedy

Yikes. If you feel like you have an addiction to pornography, we're not sure this PSA produced by Christian groups (in the '90s, evidently) is going t...

What the Heck Is Sex and Relationship Rehab?

Robert Weiss | Posted 10.05.2013 | Women
Robert Weiss

Yes, most people know about drug and alcohol rehab. If they haven't been to one themselves, they're familiar with someone who has had to face those demons in a residential setting. But sex rehab? That's a joke, right?

Attack of the Gluten Intolerant Sex Addicts

Mark Morford | Posted 09.30.2013 | Comedy
Mark Morford

There is some interesting news. It is very likely you are not. Gluten intolerant, that is. Few people really are, few really have full-blown celiac disease. But it sure is interesting to notice how many want to believe they are.

Why Some Straight Men Are Romantically or Sexually Attracted to Other Men

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

Many men who have sex with men aren't gay or even bisexual. Although their mental and emotional state resembles that of the initial stages of coming out, gay and bisexual men go on to develop a gay or a bisexual identity, whereas these men don't.

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...

How To Make Sure You Never Get Cheated On Again

Virginia Gilbert, MFT | Posted 02.16.2013 | Divorce
Virginia Gilbert, MFT

Women who grew up as targets of abuse -- physical, sexual, or psychological -- or abandonment, or who witnessed sexual betrayal in their parents' marriages, tend to be drawn to partners who will re-enact the betrayal of their childhood.

The Sexual Issue The DSM Doesn't Acknowledge

Posted 12.07.2012 | Women

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 12/06/2012 02:26 PM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily Despite recent strides in "sex ...

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.

The Salted Caramel Ice Cream of Sex

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 12.22.2012 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

Internet pornography is the junk food of sex and love addiction.