The movie industry, for its part, has released at least five films on sex addiction in the past five years, six if you count both parts of Lars von Trier’s But even now, sex addiction seems to exist in parallel realities: one in which millions of people are struggling with it, and another in which it is barely studied and not even clinically recognized.
Research has yet to confirm that extreme sexual behavior really is addictive in the same neuroscientific sense that, for instance, habitual heroin use appears to be.
The number of certified sex-addiction therapists has more than doubled since 2008, according to the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals.
Hookup apps like Tinder (26 million matches per day) and Grindr (1.6 million active daily users) are growing wildly and multiplying, like real-life manifestations of the futuristic smartphone imagined by Gary Shteyngart in which rates the "Fuckability" of everyone around you.
- Police are warning parents and children about a new social networking site, called Mocospace, where police say sexual predators are lurking.
Detective Mike Harris with the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office describes it as a place where gang-members chat and adults look for sex.
More often than not, people did not want to converse on the phone (which I totally get), so I would have to deal with their anger, irritation, and lots of hang ups. After college, I worked for Medicaid doing prior authorization for nursing visits and home medical equipment.
It's like living with a meth dealer at your side, or a brick of cocaine in your pocket.By Holly Reisem Hanna Back when I was in college, I worked for a telemarketing company.While the gig itself was flexible with it’s hours and it paid well, it totally exhausted me.Worse, you can get a potential high from every person you meet.But unlike other addictions, this one isn't officially recognized.