Issues with Diagnosing Female Sex and Love Addicts

August 18th, 2014 | Posted by Rob Weiss in Sex Addiction - (Comments Off)
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Much of the time, female sexual addicts are more difficult to diagnose and therefore treat than male sexual addicts. This may be due in large part to our Western socio-cultural attitudes about sexuality among women. Whereas men who have a lot of sex are often celebrated as “studs” and “players,” hypersexual women are typically denigrated …
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Addicted to Love

April 2nd, 2014 | Posted by Rob Weiss in Addiction - (Comments Off)
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You like to think that you’re immune to the stuff, but it’s closer to the truth to say you can’t get enough. You’re gonna have to face it, you’re addicted to love. —Addicted To Love song lyrics by Robert Allan Palmer, © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. The “Rush” of Romance For people seeking a healthy long-term …
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Sex and Love Addiction: The Signs of an Intimacy Disorder in Women

I wrote in a previous blog about the universal signs and symptoms of sexual addiction, noting that all sex addicts display, in some form or fashion, the following: Preoccupation: obsessing about sex/romance, making the fantasy and pursuit of it the number one priority in life, etc. Loss of Control: inability to limit or curtail sexual/romantic …
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It was an emotional graduation on Celebrity Rehab this past week. The ceremony was a celebration of how far everyone had come, but the focus was on aftercare plans (I’m glad to see Jason Davis finally decided to go to a residential treatment center!). That’s because addiction is a cunning, deceptive disease—the only disease that …
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