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Social Sex Addiction... Is it real?

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by Diogenes of Sinope, Jan 13, 2022 at 10:02 AM.

  1. Diogenes of Sinope Red Belt

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    I see a lot of celebrities now who are accused of misconduct claiming that they struggle with sex addiction. This response is met with criticism and backlash claiming that its a cop out excuse and a fabrication.

    But is it?

    Personally I think Sex can be compared to a drug; it is euphoric and has a strong pull especially towards those with a high sex drive (If you recall puberty you know how sex-obsessed it can make a person). Just because some don't become addicted to it doesn't mean others cant. Similarly to alcohol or any other drug.

    What say you sherdoggers? Is sex addiction a legit ailment or just a cop out excuse?
     
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  2. hohner Titanium Belt

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    Sure, why not. Anything enjoyable these days gets labeled as addictive because a small group of people with no willpower can't control themselves.
     
  3. Zinger Potato Belt

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    If it is real, It's one of the best addictions to have.
     
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  5. Diogenes of Sinope Red Belt

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    I agree to an extent.
     
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  6. TeTe yeah, she squats Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    It could be I suppose, but I think it goes beyond just getting off.

    Back in the day I just chalked it up to being 18 years old.
     
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  7. Newtieg Brown Belt

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    I think it's a bad explaination. The real explaination is:
    - You would do the same thing with this many hot women throwing themselves at you.

    For the addiction aspect though, there could be a chemical dependency that comes with that life style. But, I don't think that's just sex.
     
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    People don’t know our burden
     
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  10. hohner Titanium Belt

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    At some point personal accountability has to come into play imo

    Calling everything a disease or addiction or whatever to justify shitty behavior only encourages shitty behavior imo
     
  11. THEfightsAREfixed you can do it

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    you say its a cop out like thats a bad thing
     
  12. EndlessCritic Steel Belt

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    Sex describes many things, so calling yourself a "sex addict" is too broad to have meaning.

    The real question for any "addiction" is whether it's actually impairing your life in some way. Having a high sex drive is neither inherently good or bad.
     
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  13. Jose Beehive No.1 Soldier Of God Gif User

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    Yeah I believe it is... Also eating paint is an addiction.
     
  14. RogerB08 Silver Belt

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    If your need yo fuck is fucking up your life, then yes it is a thing.
     
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    Nope. Here is why.

    If I'm al alcoholic or addicted to drugs, I can't have alcohol or the drug that I'm addicted to. It's a chemical issue and an alcoholics brain just cannot process that 1 drink like a normal person.

    If you are a sex addict you can still have sex.

    Sex addiction is some bullshit excuse people want to use when they get busted for cheating on their partners all the time.
     
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    my dick make most of my life decision tbh....

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  20. SoberAwakening Red Belt

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    Not quite. You used 2 types of addictions that fit your narrative, but excluded many other actual addictions.

    I'd label any addiction as a mental health issue at its core before I immediately dismiss it.

    If the concept behind an addiction is that it's filling a void, a need, a desire and you chase that feeling like a drug addict chases their first high, then it absolutely can be an addiction.

    So here's where I will agree with you. A lot of people use the term "sex addict" when what they really have is a commitment issue.

    But by definition "the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity," yes sex addiction is a very real addiction that takes some people down some really dark roads in life.
     

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