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Treatments For Sex Addiction

Treatments For Sex Addiction

Sexual addiction is a complicated condition and one that not even all experts can agree about in terms of diagnosis. Many experts would say that it doesn’t exist, that addiction and addictive disorders should be restricted to drugs and alcohol. No expert, however, would deny that some people develop obsessive and destructive behaviors related to […]

Sex Addicts’ Version Of The Dry Drunk

Sex Addicts’ Version Of The Dry Drunk

Among the AA set, the term “dry drunk” is frequently used to describe a condition of returning to one’s old alcoholic thinking and behavior without actually having taken a drink. The underlying premise of most recovery programs, particularly 12-step groups, is that true sobriety is contingent upon spiritual recovery and personal growth, not merely upon a […]

Teens And Their Addiction To Love

Teens And Their Addiction To Love

Teens can be intense about friendships and opposite sex relationships. Parents might deem this behavior a normal part of growing up, but a pattern of intense relationships can turn into love addiction. It doesn’t sound nearly as damaging as other addictions, but it can be the outer garment covering a deep well of trouble. Love […]

Club Drugs and Addiction

Club Drugs and Addiction

What are Club Drugs? Club drugs are substances often used by people partying in bars, nightclubs, dance clubs, and at concerts and raves. They are used by people of all ages in conjunction with sexual activity. Common club drugs are GHB (G, soap, Grievous Bodily Harm), Ketamine (K, Special K, Vitamin K), MDMA (Ecstasy, X, […]

Sex Addiction

Sex Addiction

Sexual addiction as a condition is still met with disbelief or laughter. The form of addiction defined within sexual terms is not universally understood or recognized, even within the medical profession. Sex addiction is relatively new to the general populace and is conflated with adultery or inability to commit to relationships. Those who address their […]