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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 like Samantha on Sex and the City. It’s way more serious than that.

Sex addicts tend to have the same compulsive personality that alcohol, drug, and gambling addicts have. But while booze, drugs, and card playing aren’t required for human survival, sex is. Sure, some people can choose to be celibate…but having a sex drive is a normal, healthy thing. Because of this, sexual addiction is one of the hardest addictions to treat.

A few signs sexual addicts might exhibit (in case you were curious), after the jump…
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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.]
  • Sex addiction may or may not be a real addiction. Some say it’s a process addiction, like gambling, while others say it’s just a matter of some people getting in trouble for their sex drives. [BBC]
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    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 made him “go at it for hours…She’d have worn out most guys,” but not you, Riley, you’re a stallion, and classy, too. How right your ex, Bree Tierney, was when she said earlier that you were just using Lindsay for publicity. Though you seemed to seemed to enjoy Lindsay’s butt, as well, waxing poetic on its loveliness: “Her backside is fantastic, perfect, all plump and round.” Whoops, there went our lunch. [Popcrunch]

    Update: Now Riley is selling pics of Lindsay from when they were together to the tabloids. Classy! [MSNBC] Keep reading »

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