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Why I Love Sex and Hate Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

By Amy Dresner

How am I supposed to find recovery when the meetings themselves trigger me? MORE  

A Sexual Compulsive Valentine's Day

By Amy Dresner

Forty years after beginning his work in sex addiction, Dr. Patrick Carnes gave the keynote speech at a Sexual Compulsives Anonymous Convention. The Fix reports. MORE  

Sexual Healing?

By Amy Dresner

Walking away from that two-legged dope—how sex addiction rattled my early sobriety. MORE  

UCLA Study Questions Sex Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Adding to the controversy of whether or not sex addiction is real, researchers find that brain scan responses to sexual images may just be related to higher libido. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 25, 2013

By Victoria Kim

New Hampshire legalizes medical pot, smoking during pregnancy may lead to child's misbehavior, and British brewery releases Royal Baby beer. MORE  

Brain Scans Cast Doubt on "Sex Addiction"

By Victoria Kim

Sex addicts' brains don't respond to sexual images in the way that drug addicts' brains respond to images of drugs, researchers find. MORE  

My Final Battle With Sex Addiction

By James Wolfe

I stopped drinking and doing drugs, and I worked a solid program. But I had yet to face my most hard-wired compulsion. MORE  

Sex Addiction Snags a Rom Com

By May Wilkerson

Upcoming comedy Thanks for Sharing explores the "lighter" side of 12-step recovery from sex addiction. MORE  

Rihanna Is "Going to Rehab for Love Addiction"

By McCarton Ackerman

The singer is reportedly seeking 12-step treatment to help her move on from Chris Brown. MORE  

Media Labels Cleveland Kidnapper a "Sex Addict"

By Sarah Beller

"Sex addiction has become a convenient excuse for almost anything bad associated with sex," responds one psychologist.  MORE  

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