Meet the Lady Who's Addicted to Smelling and Chewing Dirty Diapers

My Strange Addiction never features addictions that aren't just completely disgusting. Like, you'll never see a lady on there who's addicted to smelling cupcake icing, or a guy who can't get enough of ironing. So last night's episode was true to stomach-turning form by featuring a woman who loves the smell and taste… »1/16/14 11:10am1/16/14 11:10am

Meet the Lady Addicted to Stinging Herself With Bees

Last night's episode of My Strange Addiction, featured Margaret, a 53-year-old woman who became addicted to stinging herself with bees after hearing that bee venom therapy could be beneficial to her arthritis. For 10 years she's been stinging herself with bees at least 10 times a day, maybe more. But a lot of times… »2/21/13 11:55am2/21/13 11:55am

Couple Is Addicted to Coffee Enemas, Pooping Their Brains Out

My Strange Addiction, the show that documents the human experience — if by "human" you mean "freaks" and by "experience" you mean "eating inedible shit like couch cushions and gasoline"— returns to TLC on February 13th with a new season. In the first episode we meet a married couple who are addicted to coffee… »2/05/13 4:30pm2/05/13 4:30pm

Woman Is Addicted to Smelling Scary-Ass, Disembodied Doll Head

As with most addictions featured on My Strange Addiction, Lacey's addiction is not actually an addiction. She's just really into carrying around this disembodied, incredibly creepy—as in it looks like it will breathe your soul out of your body in your sleep—doll head because she likes the smell of it. Maybe the… »3/12/12 2:45pm3/12/12 2:45pm

Woman Addicted To Eating Her Dead Husband's Ashes

Last night's season finale of My Strange Addiction featured Casie, a 26-year-old widow who's admittedly having a tough time coping with the loss of her husband after he died suddenly from a severe asthma attack. Casie had an immediate—and unhealthy—attachment to her husband's ashes, carrying them around with her… »8/08/11 2:00pm8/08/11 2:00pm

Woman Is Addicted To Her 30-Year-Old Pillow

Tamara is 33-years-old and "addicted" to carrying around a pillow—which she named Boo—she bought in 1982 at an antique shop. It has never been washed, and is obviously soiled, although she swears it's not "stinky." Featured on last night's My Strange Addiction, Tamara's friends, family, and fiancé are all concerned… »8/01/11 2:30pm8/01/11 2:30pm

Lady With 24-Inch Fingernails Explains How She Wipes Her Butt

Last night's episode of My Strange Addiction featured Jazz, a woman who has been growing out her 24-inch nails for 22 years. They're so gnarled and curly that they make some everyday tasks, like tying her shoes, impossible for her. But she's accepted that, saying, "I have to challenge myself in order to continue to… »7/18/11 4:09pm7/18/11 4:09pm

The Woman Who's Addicted To Eating Cigarette Ashes

Actually, the woman who appeared on last night's episode of My Strange Addiction wasn't into just cigarette ashes. She also is addicted to eating pottery. She spends something like 150 hours per month eating broken pieces of what looks like terracotta that she stows in a baggie inside her boot. The strangest thing… »2/17/11 12:20pm2/17/11 12:20pm