Sex addiction in women

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By Laura Hensley April 19, Erica Garza first masturbated when she was 12 after tuning into an episode of late-night sex and relationship talk show, Loveline. The preteen listened as a female caller talked about the mind-blowing orgasms she was having in her bathtub by turning on the faucet and opening her legs. I was hooked from the start.

How are Female Sex Addicts Different from Males?

Understanding Sex Addiction in Women - Sex and Relationship Healing

People sometimes think that sexual addiction is a males-only disorder, that women are not susceptible. This is not in fact the case. Unfortunately, female sex addicts can be more difficult to identify and treat than male sex addicts, primarily because they tend to downplay their sexual involvement, instead discussing their issues in terms of relationships, dating, and intimacy. Because of this, clinicians must sometimes read between the lines, looking and listening for romance-oriented language and behaviors that can indicate sexual addiction, such as:. Most female sex addicts view their problem as being more about their search for partnership, love, and intimacy than their sex life—though their behavior is inconsistent with anything resembling the legitimate search for a mate. Because of this, clinicians must sometimes read between the lines, looking and listening for romance-oriented language and behaviors that can indicate sexual addiction, such as: A lengthy history of short, failed, sexually charged romantic relationships. Using seduction and manipulation to avoid feelings of abandonment and isolation.

This is what it's like to be a woman with a sex addiction — and what everyone gets wrong about it

Subscriber Account active since. Having a string of partners and watching hours of porn isn't necessarily the way to achieve sexual liberation. While many people are empowered by owning their own sexuality in this way, for some, it can mean the exact opposite.
When discussing sex addiction, most people automatically assume the problem is almost wholly exclusive to men, especially with a series of high-profile men explaining their infidelities with a diagnosis of sex addiction. The women with this addiction are also likely to participate in a number of risky behaviours to satisfy their compulsion and are often overlooked in diagnosis. The distinction between acceptable sexual behaviour and addictive sexual behaviour can be difficult to determine. All addictions present with similar basic symptoms—obsession and preoccupation with the addictive substance or behaviour, engaging in dangerous activities to satisfy the compulsion, and continuation of behaviour regardless of consequences. Guilt and remorse are often felt by women sex addicts, but it does not stop the behaviour.