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Sex Addiction: Unraveling Fact from Fiction

Sexuality can be a healthy experience for some, and a tumultuous experience for others. When it comes to sex addiction, there is a lot misunderstood. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) does not classify sex addiction as a real addiction nor is there a clear treatment path. Some would argue sex addiction is not an . . . . Continue Reading


6 Behaviors That Should Not Be Blamed On Sex Addiction

Sex addiction is one of the most controversial addictions out there. So controversial that the DSM-5 did not label sex addiction as an addiction in the latest edition of the manual. Considering the DSM-5 reclassified “gambling disorder” as a behavior addiction, many are perplexed as why sex addiction was not classified as an addiction as . . . . Continue Reading


How to Choose a Support Group For Your Sex Addiction

When it comes to finding 12 step-fellowships for support, it usually is pretty straightforward. If you struggle with alcoholism, AA is the choice for you. OA is for overeaters and GA is for the gambler addicts out there. However, when it comes to sex addiction, there seem to be a plethora of choices: SA, SAA, . . . . Continue Reading


4 Ways Female Sex Addiction is Different From Male Sex Addiction

There is basically one similarity between female sex addiction and male sex addiction, which that neither men nor women sex and love addicts understand how to be intimate. That is, intimacy is lacking in their relationships. On the other hand, there are several major ways that female sex and love addicts are different from male . . . . Continue Reading


Sex Addiction: Not Just a Guy Thing

  Shortage of research and information about female hypersexuality branches from the double standard that men always want sex and women never do. Some women as an alternative refer to their condition as “love addiction” or “relationship addiction.” “Hypersexual Disorder” came close to being added to the DSM-V, the controversial fifth edition of the standard . . . . Continue Reading


Love and Sex Addiction Treatment

Believe it or not love and sex can be addictive. Love and sex can also be destructive. Well, at least socially, love and sex can be destructive. Love and sex can become compulsive just like substance abuse


Alcoholism, Women and Sex

Too often, alcohol and sex go hand in hand, whether you’re a college student on spring break or a professional woman having wine on a dinner date. Unfortunately, when alcohol addiction or alcoholism is in the equation, sex can take a morbid turn for both men and women. Diseases, unwanted pregnancies, planned pregnancies that end . . . . Continue Reading


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