While the vast majority of us love to fuck, and some of us love to fuck a lot, there are many mistruths when it comes to the subject of actual sex addiction.
The ambiguity surrounding the legitimization and definition of sex addiction isn’t helped by the fact that the medical community is still in conflict with itself when it comes to the issue.
In an effort to bring some clarity to the murky issue of sex addiction, HUSTLERMagazine.com is taking a deep dive into this thorny and multi-layered topic.
Celebrity Cop-Out or Genuine Affliction?
Even though sex addiction is a commonly discussed subject, the first thing worth mentioning is that the American Psychiatric Association (APA) does not classify any form of compulsive sexual behavior as a diagnosable mental-health disorder.
This means that nothing regarding sex addiction is clear-cut from a psychiatric perspective.
Further clouding the debate, sex addiction is commonly cited by high-level figures in an attempt to explain sexual missteps and indiscretions. This creates the impression that claiming sex addiction while under the spotlight could be some kind of “get out of jail free” card. Literally, in some cases. Russell Brand, David Duchovny and other celebrities have gone on record saying that they have suffered from sex addiction, but could a life of privilege, excess and availability be as much to blame as actual, tangible addiction?