Browsing Category Sex Addiction

You Are Not a Sex Addict

May 9th, 2019 @

Our culture is obsessed with sex. Sexual images and suggestive messages can be seen everywhere we look. Yet, human sexuality is poorly understood and something we rarely talk about. Instead, we get caught up in pseudo scientific debates about whether sex addiction is a brain disease or not. It can be too easy to pathologise […]

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Category : Addictions & Blog & Lonliness & Mood & Porn & Sex Addiction & Sexuality & Trauma

Check out ‘The Secret Lives of Sex Addicts’

August 10th, 2017 @

Sex addiction made it into the pages of the newspaper again this weekend with an article appearing in the Sydney Morning Herald titled, ‘The Secret Lives of Sex Addicts’. Just the title of the article highlights the difficulty we have as a society coming to terms with this growing trend. The fact that it remains […]

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Category : Addictions & Blog & Sex Addiction & Social Media

Research finds porn addicts brain activity mirrors that of drug addicts.

June 16th, 2016 @

Society and the media often portray addiction as a behavioral choice that a person could change if they really wanted to. This reinforces the commonly held view that quitting an addiction is simply a matter of willpower alone. If you are suffering with addiction you may also judge or view your behaviour through such a […]

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Category : Addictions & Blog & Featured & Porn & Secrets & Sex Addiction

Do You Have a Sex Addiction

July 29th, 2015 @

Are you a sex addict? Are you constantly on apps like Tinder trying to organise a hookup? Is the main focus of your weekend about finding a sexual partner? Do you feel compelled to look for sexual engagements in bars, sex clubs, online, or with prostitutes? Of course, seeking and having sex itself is hardly […]

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