Posts tagged "sex addiction"

Frisky Q&A: Jennie Ketcham Talks “Sex Rehab With Dr. Drew,” Leaving Porn, & Tiger Woods

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,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 10, 2009

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Is Addicted To Porn”

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…
By: Wendy Atterberry / November 25, 2009

VH1’s “Sex Rehab” Takes An Unblinking Look At The Sad Lives Of Sex Addicts

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…
By: Susannah Breslin / November 2, 2009

Am I The Only One Who Cannot Wait For Sex Rehab?

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…
By: Susannah Breslin / October 21, 2009

Quote Of The Day: David Duchovny Talks About His Sex Addiction

"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…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 16, 2009

Is Silvio Berlusconi A Sex Addict?

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…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 24, 2009

Seven Signs You May Be Dating A Sex Maniac

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 hi…
By: The Frisky / December 14, 2008

Quickies!: Send A Cryptic & Snarky Message With A Custom E-Card

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]…
By: The Frisky / October 9, 2008

Star Couplings: Ellen Plays Matchmaker For Jennifer Aniston

Ellen Degeneres is trying to hook up pal Jennifer Aniston with soap star Shemar Moore. He's hot, in that soap star way. [People]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 7, 2008

Star Couplings: Lynne Spears Tells All About Britney

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.]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 4, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: David Duchovny Poster Removed From Johnston & Murphy Store

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]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 2, 2008

Is Sex Addiction Real?

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,"…
By: Susannah Breslin / August 29, 2008

Star Couplings: David Duchovny Goes To Rehab For Sex Addiction, World Cringes

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…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 29, 2008

The Nookie Know-It-All: Curious About Nymphomania

"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 not…
By: Sexpert Lindsay / May 23, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Smart Women, Prom Trouble, And Sex Addiction

In a survey of 2,000 German women, 62 percent of those who had completed their education said they often had problems achieving orgasms, while only 38 percent of women with lower educational qualifications had this problem. Apparently being smart, or at least being really into school, is a sexual liability. [The Sun, U.K.]…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

Lindsay Lohan’s Other “Addiction”

When Lindsay Lohan first confirmed she was dating Riley Giles, she told In Touch that she was “really happy.” Well, it’s possible that she meant she was really happy because she had found someone who would feed her sex addiction. That’s what Riley’s telling tabloids, saying Lindsay used sex as a substitute for drugs and…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 26, 2007
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