Sex addiction might be something you associate with seedy strip clubs and inebriated rock stars. But the reality is often a lot more complex. Here, Los Angeles-based writer and author of Getting Off: One woman's journey through sex and porn addiction , Erica Garza, reveals what life with the condition is truly like. Afterwards, too embarrassed to ask him to call me a taxi, I wandered the streets in the dead of night, shaking in bloody clothes, until I found one on my own. I was 12 years old the first time I made that association. I wore a back brace for scoliosis and was bullied at school, but bringing myself to orgasm made my problems go away — even if only temporarily.
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By Natalie Brown For Mailonline. Some people say being addicted to sex isn't a real addiction. Indeed, many may welcome the constant craving by a partner with plenty of stamina. But one woman has revealed the toll her continuous urge to copulate has taken on her life and says managing her condition is a constant juggling act.
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He said someone must have broken into his email account. He kept reassuring his wife that it was nothing. Finally, she got access to all of his phone records and his secret receipts. She also found a second cell phone he accidentally left on the passenger seat of his Lexus. And for people married to a sex addict, it can be even harder to handle the feeling that somehow you are part of the cause.
By Helen Carroll for the Daily Mail. Kate Wilkinson is a psychologist and a respectable mother of three, who can be found most mornings doing the school run wearing neat capri pants and Birkenstock shoes. What few would ever guess, however, is that this demure, willowy brunette has also been diagnosed with sex addiction. After years of therapy Kate, 39, and her partner John, 40, also a recovering sex addict, feel they have their habit under control and have been in a happy, faithful relationship for three years.