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

Here's a Trailer for a Movie About Sex Addicts With Gwyneth and Pink

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 » 6/26/13 3:45pm 6/26/13 3:45pm

Mad Men: Is Don Draper a Sex Addict?

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,… » 4/15/13 4:45pm 4/15/13 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

A Sex and Love Addict Is Here and Ready to Answer Your Questions

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… » 7/20/12 2:40pm 7/20/12 2:40pm

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