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The 50-Day Boytox

By Melissa Petro

When I hit crisis point as a sober sex addict, I had to detox from all the men in my life and work on my sex inventory. It was hard, but it was worth it. MORE  

The Decision to Have an Abortion in Sobriety

By Charlotte Grey

The consequences of compulsive behavior after sobering up—in my case, sex—can feel worse than when you're drinking. They also bring back that urge to check out. MORE  

Study: Promiscuity and Addiction Linked

By Valerie Tejeda

Having multiple sex partners increases risk for substance abuse, particularly among women. MORE  

7 Signs You’re Dating a Sex Addict

By Lisa Kirchner

From serial dating to unsafe sex to unexpected STDs, here are some must-read tips to find out if you—or your partner—are suffering from sex addiction. MORE  

Female Sex Addict Takes Man Hostage

By Reina Berger

A woman commits a second crime against a man after leaving a sex addiction clinic, in an unusual and tragic case. MORE  

Hooking Up

By Emma Lee

While working as a Manhattan escort, I met up with more than a few lonely strangers. After I got sober, I reunited with many of them—in the rooms of AA. MORE  

Profilic Sex Addict Admits She Used to Be a Man

By McCarton Ackerman

After a frenzied week of publicity,  Crystal Warren reveals she underwent gender reassignment surgery in 2005. MORE  

TV Host Advises Sex Addict to Charge Money

By McCarton Ackerman

The host of a British chat show sparks outrage by suggesting a sex addict with over 1,000 conquests should start selling her body. MORE  

Female Sex Addicts Miss Out

By Anthony Daconti

Women are underrepresented in sex addiction treatment, which may be one reason why they don't always get the therapy they need. MORE  

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