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From champ to drug and sex addict: Tyson tells all

From champ to drug and sex addict: Tyson tells all | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it

"Tyson was so promiscuous, he’d pick up any woman around......He was petrified that he had AIDS, yet he was sleeping at strip clubs and having unprotected sex with hookers. His diet at the time consisted of Hennessy, Cialis, cocaine...... Zoloft, pot, Marlboros and morphine."

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Porn addiction: I couldn't focus on everyday activities

Porn addiction: I couldn't focus on everyday activities | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it

Daniel Simmons is a 23-year-old recovering porn addict.

He says he couldn't have sex or concentrate on everyday things and yet, he says, he couldn't stop.

"I was 15 when I started watching porn after my parents bought me a laptop. I did what pretty much any teenage boy does and look up porn websites," he tells Newsbeat.

"It became an everyday thing very quickly. I was watching porn for two hours a day."

He then moved onto watching pornographic content that disturbed him.

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The 3 Levels of Sex Addiction

The 3 Levels of Sex Addiction | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Sex addiction is a term that’s becoming more and more prevalent in all aspects of the addiction community.  This is particularly true as we discover more about the addiction interaction disorder of stimulants and sex.  A spirited debate as to whether...
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"Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation" lecture by Alexandra Katehakis - YouTube

Center for Healthy Sex presents a talk by Kelly McDaniel, LPC, NCC, CSAT: "Ready To Heal: Women Facing Addictive Love, Sex and Relationships". "The Sex Exper...
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Class Action Lawsuit Over Gambling, Sex Addiction Side Effects Settled - Mad In America

Class Action Lawsuit Over Gambling, Sex Addiction Side Effects Settled - Mad In America | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
The settlement of an Australian class action lawsuit about Pfizer Parkinson's drugs that caused severe gambling and sex addictions in 172 people has been delayed by a judge concerned that the plaintiffs were not fully informed of their rights.
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Sex Addiction Circle Plan

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This comes from #SAA. It's a good exercise for anyone to fight their addiction.

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Fighting Your Addiction with the Power of Gratitude

Fighting Your Addiction with the Power of Gratitude | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
I wrote a blog post about fear, the importance of fear to get you motivated to begin the fight against your addiction. I also focused on the transient nature of fear, and it’s reduced power once yo...
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The great porn experiment | Gary Wilson | TEDxGlasgow - YouTube

Paula Hall A mind map for sex and porn addiction www.paulahall.co.uk www.sexaddictionhelp.co.uk
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Ten Facts You Never Knew About Porn Addiction

Ten Facts You Never Knew About Porn Addiction | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Heather Hill writes a blog for Female First upon the release of her new book The New Mrs D.
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Is alcoholism linked to drugs, sex addiction?

Is alcoholism linked to drugs, sex addiction? | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
There is no such thing as sex addiction. What exists is an abnormal increase in sexual drive that is often associated with manic depression.
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Sexual Addiction: No Roll in the Hay | Psychology Today

Let's consider hypersexual behavior without bias. Let's forget that many celebrities like Charlie Sheen, Tiger Woods, and dead NASCAR-great Tim Richmond have been (pejoratively) branded “sex addicts” as a convenient ...
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Sexual Sobriety: Recovering from Sex Addiction | World of Psychology

Sexual Sobriety: Recovering from Sex Addiction | World of Psychology | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Additionally, long-term sobriety requires the addict to enter a 12-step program, such as SLAA (Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous) or SAA (Sex Addicts Anonymous) and work the 12 steps, as established originally by the AA ...
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Can Serial Cheaters Change?

Can Serial Cheaters Change? | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
A reader posted this question as to whether serial cheaters can change. In thinking about it I realized the answer is not a simple yes or no.

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Sex Starved | Psychology Today

Sex Starved | Psychology Today | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
The 12-Step group Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous offers this definition and analogy: “As an eating disorder, anorexia is defined as the compulsive avoidance of food. In the area of sex and love, anorexia has a similar ...
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5 Ways Sex Addiction Recovery Can Get Derailed

5 Ways Sex Addiction Recovery Can Get Derailed | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
I have heard this story of treatment failure from many couples who come in to see me about sex addiction. One partner was discovered to have sexually addictive behavior(s) such as porn addiction, voyeurism, hook-ups, paying for sex etc. After an initial...
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9 Good Reasons to Stay with a Sex Addict

9 Good Reasons to Stay with a Sex Addict | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
I do not take sides on the issue of whether it is better to stay in a marriage or committed relationship with a sex addict or whether it is better to get away and start over.  I think there are many valid arguments on both sides depending on the situation. //...
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Renowned Addictions Expert Debates The Myth of Sex Addiction at International Conference for Sexual Educators and Therapists

Renowned Addictions Expert Debates The Myth of Sex Addiction at International Conference for Sexual Educators and Therapists | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 12, 2015 -- Internationally noted author, educator and tech/sex/addiction specialist Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, and senior vice president of clinical development for Elements Behavioral Health and founder of The Sexual Recovery Institute(SM), will debate about the book, The Myth of Sex Addiction, at the 47th Annual Conference of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists.
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Arousal Addiction

Arousal Addiction | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Philip Zimbardo (Man (Dis)connected) claims that young American men have become habituated to “regularly experience stimulus” by excessive exposure to porn and video games. He calls is “arousal addiction,” and explains that “in order to get the same amount of stimulation, you need new material, seeing the same images over and over again becomes uninteresting after a short time. The key is novelty of visual experience” (xix).
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How Going to Free Porn Sites Funds The Industry

How Going to Free Porn Sites Funds The Industry | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
While porn is a huge moneymaker, in the last several years the industry’s profits have seen a downturn. This isn’t because people are losing interest in porn—obviously. It's  because of the enormous availability of free porn online.
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8 Quick Facts on Sex Addiction

8 Quick Facts on Sex Addiction | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
This guest article from YourTango was written by Dr. Joe Kort.  While some people are inappropriately labeled “sex addicts” — providing a blanket excuse for all kinds of irresponsible sexual behavior — others truly suffer from uncontrollable...
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Dating A Sex Addict? 11 Signs You're With One, According To A Man In Recovery

Dating A Sex Addict? 11 Signs You're With One, According To A Man In Recovery | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
So, you’ve been dating someone for awhile. Maybe you’ve been hanging out for just a couple
of weeks, or maybe it’s a long-term relationship. You know that sometimes, you can be suspicious by nature, but lately, things just don’t seem right. There
are things about your partner’s sex life that you
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Click Here For General Public Resources

Here is a collection of resources primarily designed for the general public or people dealing with this issue in their personal lives.  It includes: 

 

a few of my favorite sex addiction blogs,some first-person stories about sex addiction,some articles about women and sex addiction,articles about partners of sex addicts,some overviews and controversies about sex addiction, resources about porn addiction,some interesting videos about sex addiction andinformation for professionals and researchers
Time spent looking over these resources will likely reward you with greater understanding, insight, empathy and even inspiration.



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A closer look at sexual 'addiction' : Lifestyles

A closer look at sexual 'addiction' : Lifestyles | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Dear Dr. Roach • My husband’s infidelity has just been discovered. It was unknown for 25 years. He is seeing a certified sex addiction therapist. Do you really believe in
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Treating Spouses Affected by Infidelity and Sexual Addiction ...

Treating Spouses Affected by Infidelity and Sexual Addiction ... | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Recognizing the Pain. For spouses and partners of sex addicts, it's not the extramarital sex itself that causes the most pain. Instead, it's the betrayal of relationship trust – the lying, the secrets, and the ongoing deceit.
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Sexual Addiction Ends in Stronger Marriage

Mitch's addiction to online pornography led to an extramarital affair, but when he confessed to his wife, Michele was able to rely on God for the strength to forgive and love her unfaithful husband.
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When Love Addicts Fall for Sex Addicts

When Love Addicts Fall for Sex Addicts | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
As a therapist I have noticed that partners of sex addicts frequently have characteristics of love addicts.  This is not always the case of course.
Partners of sex addicts may be innocent bystanders.

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