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News

Please exercise extreme caution while getting fit lest you should become a sex addict. Let this be a warning to all you Wii Fit users out there. A 24-year-old UK woman is claiming that an injury caused by her Wii Fit has turned her into a raging nymphomaniac. Amanda Flowers (of course that’s her name)… READ MORE »


Celebs

With the recent onslaught of celeb infidelity, we’ve seen the term “sex rehab” slinking into headlines with alarming frequency. David Duchovny kicked off the trend last year — the “X Files” star spent two months in treatment for his self-proclaimed sex addiction. Duchovny and wife Tea Leoni separated briefly but appear to be going strong… READ MORE »


Guys

There’s always that one guy. You know, the one who undoes our progress as human beings. The man who claims we are powerless victims to our biological urges. Enter T. Byram Karasu, a professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, who in a piece on The Daily Beast argues that Tiger Woods’ sexcapades were a completely… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Jennifer” is a recovering sex addict. She’s not addict to drugs or alcohol, but she is addicted to having sex. While the stereotype of a sex addict is a) male and b) someone who engages in random sex, that wasn’t Jennifer’s MO. Instead, she was a chronic cheater, who couldn’t stop herself, carrying on a… READ MORE »


Entertainment

For the last month and a half, I have been utterly glued to “Sex Rehab With Dr. Drew” on VH1, in which the salt-and-pepper-haired Dr. Drew Pinsky counsels semi-famous entertainers who are battling sex addiction. We’ve written a bit about the topic on The Frisky, sometimes expressing dubiousness that it’s even that common, but the… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

My boyfriend of two years has an addiction to porn. We’ve never watched together, and I actually just found out about it three months ago. He was viewing it on my computer and I confronted him about it. I had previously mentioned that porn is not something to ever be viewed on my computer (I… READ MORE »


Entertainment

If you say the words “sex addiction,” you might get a laugh. The mere thought of someone who is “addicted” to sex is more likely to prompt nervous giggling than nodding compassion. Why? Well, the idea does seem pretty silly — on the surface. Addicted to sex? It sounds more like someone can’t keep their… READ MORE »


Entertainment

No, I’m not checking into sex rehab. I am waiting with bated breath for the premiere of VH1’s “Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew.” Tracking the recovery processes of sort-of-stars addicted to crack, crystal, and booze wasn’t enough for VH1’s hardcore audience, so the shock-reality network is heading into raunchier terrain with a show that takes… READ MORE »


Celebs

“There is never a personal-life connection between my characters and myself. I’m a professional and I can access what I need to access, so there’s no bleed-over. I didn’t need to believe in aliens to play Mulder. As for my personal life, everything is fantastic right now.”David Duchovny denies how his treatment for sex addictionREAD MORE »


News

How convenient. According to Fox News, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is being encouraged by those closest to him that he needs to seek help for his “sex addiction.” The PM has been embroiled in molto controversy ever since he attended an 18-year-old’s birthday party, engaged in sexy phone calls with her, allegedly had sex… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

At first, when we found out David Duchovny had checked himself into rehab for sex addiction, we were like, “Damn, that’s kind of hot.” But that was naive. After researching sexual addiction — earlier Susannah Breslin discussed how many think the affliction is a myth — we’re feeling some serious sympathy for his wife of… READ MORE »


News

It’s fun! [someecards.com]
Deciphering an abusive relationship can be difficult, especially if you’re on the outside looking in, so here are a few tips on how you can help. After all, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. [Dear Sugar]
Did Angelina Jolie get a tummy tuck? [Popbytes] … READ MORE »


Celebs

Ellen Degeneres is trying to hook up pal Jennifer Aniston with soap star Shemar Moore. He’s hot, in that soap star way. [People] … READ MORE »


Celebs

Oh dear. Some info from Lynne Spears’ tell all has been leaked to the press and rumor has it she reveals that Britney Spears was drinking by age 13, lost her virginity at 14, then started taking drugs at 15. This should really help mend their relationship, don’t you think? [The Sun U.K.]
Holly Montag… READ MORE »


News

Shoe company Johnston & Murphy removed a poster featuring David Duchovny from its New York City store window. The company’s corporate office instructed the store to take it down (following Duchovny’s admission that he was checking himself into rehab for sex addiction). [NY Post] … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

All across the Internet, headlines are hollering: “David Duchovny: SEX ADDICT!” According to Duchovny’s camp, the actor checked himself into rehab for sex addiction this week. Some say the shocker is nothing more than a publicity stunt, designed to promote the September 28th premiere of the second season of Showtime’s “Californication,” in which he stars… READ MORE »


Celebs

David Duchovny, who stars as a horny single guy on the show Californication, has checked into rehab for sex addiction. More on that later! [Perez Hilton]
Dear Chris Brown, I like your shirt. But I love more when you take it off. Love, Amelia. [Just Jared]
HA! Seems like maybe Sarah Larson didn’t let George… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

“What is the technical definition of a sex addict?” — Potential Nympho, via email

The National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity has defined sexual addiction as “engaging in persistent and escalating patterns of sexual behavior acted out despite increasing negative consequences to self and others.” Translated, that means that a sex addict is… READ MORE »