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…
How we managed to miss the fact that Gwyneth Paltrow had shot a movie with a cast like Tim Robbins, Mark Ruffalo, Josh Gad and PINK aka Alecia Moore, it may never be clear. But that wrong has been righted because here is the trailer for Thanks For Sharing, a movie that looks like it could actually treat sex addiction
After last week's season premiere served us a two-hour meditation on death, last night's Mad Men was all about sex, which should be a much happier topic as it's the antithesis of death. But with this episode taking place the January after the Summer of Love, the gang is squarely in the winter of their discontent,…
"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…
Ethlie Ann Vare has weathered cocaine addiction, jail, four marriages, too much sex with too many men — and a lot of unhappiness in between. Sex and love addiction, however, was the real problem all along. Now in recovery and having spent a decade studying the pathology of sex and love addiction, Ethlie is the author…
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…
You may have heard that Shame is a movie about sex. It's really not. It's a movie about addiction.
David Duchovny and Tea Leoni are splitting up, three years after he got treatment for sex addiction. You mean sex rehab isn't a magic cure-all?
Anthony Weiner hasn't really specified what kind of "treatment" he's seeking, and we're a little curious. So we decided to check out what his options are.
A throwaway line in in a recent piece on sex addiction says it all: "high-profile women never seem to have these problems." With guys like Tiger Woods and Charlie Sheen so visible (to the point that they become tiresome), where are the sex-addicted women?
A French man is suing drug company GlaxoSmithKline because he claims the Parkinson's drug Requip turned him into a "compulsive gay sex addict."
Nobody has fully answered the question of whether sex addiction is real, but one thing's for sure: you can now make a lot of money treating it.
• An 81-year-old grandfather from Switzerland has been put under house arrest by his family after a fall from a plum tree allegedly turned him into a sex addict. But maybe his family is just mad about something else.
Young boys who look at porn are reportedly more likely to view women as sex objects. "It doesn't mean that every young person is going out to rape somebody but it does increase the likelihood."
On today's episode, Dr. Drew and some cast members from Sex Rehab discussed the treatment process. The conversation turned to how sex addiction can differ between the sexes, explaining that some women—like Amber—aren't interested in intercourse at all.
Perhaps, like me, you hear the words "sex addict" and roll your eyes. But sometimes you hear about something that totally changes your attitude. Even if, yes, it's called "Confessions of a Toxic Bachelor."