Tagged: sex addiction

Sexy Sex, Newsy News: Is Jada a Sex Addict?

At the heart of our critique: concern about the notion that there’s such a thing as definitively normal sex (there isn’t), and the belief that shame around sex (masturbation, porn, desiring sexual variety, etc.) is often the reason people feel distressed about their sexual experience. Unhealthy behavior does exist, and compulsion can be one version of it. Some people do need help. But that help can come without embracing the notion of sex addiction, and it can be sex-positive.

The Problem with Sex Addiction

The Problem with Sex Addiction

After a conversation I had about the term “addiction” with some of Good Vibrations’ newer staff members, I decided that I wanted to unpack this notion a little. There is not as much critically-considered...

Sexual Well-Being and Sex Addiction

Sexual Well-Being and Sex Addiction

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the ways that sex addiction is being discussed in the media and it seems to me that the ways that we (as a society) are talking about...

What Tiger Woods Can Tell Us About Sex Addiction

What Tiger Woods Can Tell Us About Sex Addiction

Unless you’ve been avoiding the news lately, you’re probably aware that Tiger Woods is in the middle of the latest celebrity sex scandal. And I think that the media kerfulffle over this has a...