Tag Archives: hypersexuality

  • The Desire for Escape
    Saturday, February 10th, 2018

    The Desire for Escape

    Closing your eyes and plugging your ears won’t fix anything. Sex addicts use sexual fantasy and behavior to numb out and not feel emotional discomfort. They do this regardless...
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  • Sex Addiction is Not an Excuse for Bad Behavior
    Friday, February 9th, 2018

    Sex Addiction is Not an Excuse for Bad Behavior

    Under no circumstances are sex addicts absolved of responsibility for the problems their choices have caused. Sometimes people who get caught engaging in an embarrassing, objectionable, or even illegal...
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  • Sex Addiction is Not Fun
    Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

    Sex Addiction is Not Fun

    Imagine living without air. Now imagine something worse. When we say the words “sex addiction” to non-addicted people, the kneejerk response is often something like: “Hey, sounds fun. Sign...
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  • Denial: Key to Active Addiction
    Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

    Denial: Key to Active Addiction

    Most sex addicts would rather deny a hard truth than face it. Denial usually builds slowly over time through a series of small, seemingly innocuous lies. Typically, each lie...
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  • Understanding the Bubble/Trance
    Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

    Understanding the Bubble/Trance

    Sex addiction is not about the sex, it’s about losing touch with reality. Sex addicts often experience more pleasure and escape through anticipating, chasing, and preparing for sex than...
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  • What Makes Sex Addiction an Addiction?
    Thursday, February 1st, 2018

    What Makes Sex Addiction an Addiction?

    William Burroughs writes, “Whether you sniff it, smoke it, eat it, or shove it up your ass the result is the same: addiction.” Sex addiction is, in most ways,...
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  • How Can a Behavior Be an Addiction?
    Friday, January 5th, 2018

    How Can a Behavior Be an Addiction?

    Sometimes people struggle to understand that behavioral addictions, including sex, porn, and love addiction, are every bit as real and every bit as destructive as substance addictions. Part of...
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  • Nymphomaniac: Is Sex Addiction Real?
    Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

    Nymphomaniac: Is Sex Addiction Real?

    In this HER Radio podcast hosted by Dr. Pamela Peeke and Michelle King Robson, Dr. Rob Weiss discusses the nature and impact of sexual addiction.
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  • Understanding Denial
    Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

    Understanding Denial

    Addictions (of all types) are driven a complex series of internal and external lies commonly referred to as denial. Typically, each lie is supported by one or more rationalizations,...
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