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?
While it is true that sexual behaviors get labeled as sexual addiction when they are not, and that sexual addiction may not be the best label for out-of-control sexual behavior, the fact remains that those suffering with out-of-control sexual behavior do exist.
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.