Tag Archives: sex

  • Sex and Porn Addiction Are Not Driven by Drug Use
    Monday, September 7th, 2020

    Sex and Porn Addiction Are Not Driven by Drug Use

    Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it. Sometimes drug users, particularly those who abuse cocaine, methamphetamine, and other stimulant/party drugs, can become hypersexual when...
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  • Amphetamines and Sex, Part 1 of 2
    Friday, June 26th, 2020

    Amphetamines and Sex, Part 1 of 2

    David Fawcett PhD, LCSW This blog is part of a series on the interplay between substances and sex. In my previous post, we discussed opioids and sex, and before...
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  • Opioids and Sex
    Friday, June 12th, 2020

    Opioids and Sex

    David Fawcett PhD, LCSW What Are Opioids? Opioids are a class of drugs that are both naturally occurring and synthetic. Traditionally these drugs were derived from the poppy, a...
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  • Alcohol and Sex
    Friday, June 5th, 2020

    Alcohol and Sex

    David Fawcett PhD, LCSW In Act II, Scene III of Macbeth, William Shakespeare comments on alcohol and its impact on sex, writing, “It provokes the desire, but it takes...
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  • Video Chat and Substance/Sex Addiction
    Friday, May 1st, 2020

    Video Chat and Substance/Sex Addiction

    By David Fawcett PhD, LCSW The term ‘video chat’ sounds relatively innocuous. It’s what kids do on their iPhones, right? And they taught grandma how to do it last...
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  • Sex vs. Love vs. Affection
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020

    Sex vs. Love vs. Affection

    Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex. Sex and porn addicts share certain characteristics. One of these common traits is that we are unable...
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