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Is Sex Addiction Really Just A Myth?

Sex addiction. Each word evokes complex thoughts, images, and responses. Put the two together and there is the possibility for controversy and confusion. Is sex addiction real or is it just the latest cop-out for bad behavior? Dr. David Ley is garnering attention investigating precisely that question. He's advocating that sex addiction is a myth. […]
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Here's Why You Might Want to Pay Attention to the #MeToo Movement in the News

The current news cycle has us all exposed to stories of sexual assault on a nearly constant basis. As stories come and go, there's a trend emerging, and it's one I think we need to be paying close attention to. Namely, that the victims of sexual assault carry that wound with them for a very […]
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Can Rihanna Help Wives of Sex Addicts?

Rihanna was named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential people on the planet. She's stated that she doesn't want to be a role model, but … well, she's on the list, so she's clearly "influential." There have been continuing reports that she may be rekindling her relationship with Chris Brown despite […]
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How to Get Help for Sex Addiction

If you are wondering how to get help for sex addiction, you are probably feeling very alone. But you aren’t. Sex addiction is more common than you might think, and it is absolutely a treatable illness. Being a sex addict doesn’t make you a bad person, but it does mean you need help to overcome […]
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What Can the Robert Kraft Prostitution Scandal Teach Us About Addictive Behavior?

Let’s state something important right up front: we have no idea if Robert Kraft is a sex addict or any other kind of addict. We don’t personally know the man, and it’s not our place to diagnose anyone from afar. However, his story being in the news right now does give us a unique opportunity […]
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Power and Sex Addiction: What Hollywood Scandals Are Telling Us

With the flood of sexual harassment and abuse stories coming out of Hollywood recently, you might think the phone of a sex and porn addiction counselor would be ringing off the hook as hundreds of people call in to seek help. Personally, I'd like to see that happening, because it would be a sign that […]
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