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Fundamentally, sex addiction, its causes, and its consequences are the same for both men and women. Sadly, however, women are often overlooked or ignored when it comes to the topic and this mainly comes down to the myths that society holds about the different genders. Often seen as a male problem, sexual addiction is actually […]
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Sex addiction occurs when a person has persistent and escalating thoughts which cause them to become obsessed and preoccupied with sexual activities regardless of whether or not it’s having a negative impact on their life. Like with any addition, someone fighting sex addiction will struggle to control their feelings and actions. Eventually, the pursuit of sex becomes […]
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Sexual addiction doesn’t just affect the person suffering from the condition. It also has a significant impact on their partner, friends and family. Partners, in particular, are especially likely to suffer the consequences of sexual addiction. They can, in fact, be so profound that they too seek professional counselling to aid them with the healing […]
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If someone is habitually unfaithful to their partner, they or the people around them may question if they’re suffering from sex addiction. In some cases, people who have cheated have even used this condition as an excuse for their behavior – even if they don’t actually have an addiction. If a person is keeping important […]
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Most of us know how difficult it is to resist even the simplest of things. Whether it’s that extra cookie or checking your phone every two minutes, the more we try to stop ourselves from doing something, the more we think about it. Addiction is of course far more serious than eating too many cookies […]
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If you think that you have a sex addiction, you’re likely to be feeling overwhelmed at the moment. Even just taking the plunge to research your behaviors can be daunting so well done for taking the first step towards recovery. If you’re not quite ready to talk to someone, that’s absolutely fine. You can take […]
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Anyone who has ever faced an addiction or who has supported a loved one through the difficult process, will be all too familiar with the fact that addiction is a selfish condition. We know that once addiction really takes hold, people find it incredibly difficult, if not impossible to abstain from the very behaviours they’re […]
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Because sex is such a normal part of our lives, it can be difficult to understand what sex addiction is and picking up on the signs may be even more challenging. For most people, the sexual activities they carry out don’t cause a problem in their everyday lives. For someone with an addiction however, their […]
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Sex addiction remains a widely misunderstood intimacy disorder. Also sometimes referred to as compulsive sexual behaviour or hypersexuality, sex addiction is characterized by excessive urges to have sex or engage in other related behaviours. This remains the case even when such actions may jeopardize physical health, emotional wellbeing or social standing. While sexual desires are […]
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Marijuana is, without a doubt, one of the most hotly debated drugs. On one hand, you could argue that considering it’s so widely used for medicinal purposes, it must have beneficial qualities but on the other, it’s still a drug and an illegal one in many parts of the world. What’s the truth about cannabis? Below […]

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