Another Study Makes Everyone Ask ‘Is Sex Addiction a Thing?’ Again

People have been questioning the scientific validity of sex addiction for a while now. That's because everyone wants to be like, "See, slut! You have no excuse! You're just a big slut!" But for those who self-identify as sex addicts or exhibit signs of hypersexuality, that assertion falls flat. People with… » 7/24/13 4:45pm 7/24/13 4:45pm

Sexual Addiction Close to Becoming an Official Mental Disorder

"Sex addiction" is an easy thing to mock and dismiss—oh, everybody likes sex, right? Nice try, Casanova! Pass the sexahol! Because it seems, on the surface, like an easy out for an unrepentant cheater, moral laziness trussed up like victimhood. Increasingly, though, amidst one million hacky David Duchovny jokes, the… » 10/22/12 7:20pm 10/22/12 7:20pm

Is Sex Addiction Just Crap Some Sluts Made Up?

As sex addiction becomes fodder for TV scripts and philandering athlete excuses, doctors and researchers are turning their eyes to its study. Specifically, is sex addiction even a real thing? Can women be sex addicts? Why do women become addicted to sex? And, most importantly, is it just another term for "being super… » 1/06/12 6:30pm 1/06/12 6:30pm