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(Metro)   Sex Addiction is now classified as a mental illness. Cyril Figgis vindicated at last   ( metro.co.uk) divider line
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4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
By whom? The article doesn't say.
 
4 days ago  
Sex Addiction is now classified as a mental illness.


So now, we're ALL crazy.
 
4 days ago  
What about sexlexia Kif?
 
4 days ago  
So every teenage boy in the world has to go to therapy now?
 
4 days ago  

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Guess Lana was wrong.
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
That explains humanity.
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
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/oblig
 
4 days ago  
Lack of self discipline is not a disease.

I say this as someone who's lost loved ones to actual diseases, you know, the kind where you're not a decision away from being asymptomatic.
 
4 days ago  

Pazuzu Smith-Jones: By whom? The article doesn't say.


It does, at the very end in an aside quote because it fails at journalism. WHO, no citation provided.

Also I'd like to point out that the story is about someone with a real, physical dependency (cocaine) who had to cut other activities out of his life that caused him to relapse, not someone whose issue was actually sex. This is not uncommon in treating drug addiction... If you doctor tells you to stop hanging out socially with your old heroin dealer they're not saying you're addicted to greasy slimeballs with gang connections.
 
4 days ago  

H31N0US: Lack of self discipline is not a disease.

I say this as someone who's lost loved ones to actual diseases, you know, the kind where you're not a decision away from being asymptomatic.


So mental illness is not a thing or sex addiction is not a thing?
 
4 days ago  

H31N0US: Lack of self discipline is not a disease.

I say this as someone who's lost loved ones to actual diseases, you know, the kind where you're not a decision away from being asymptomatic.


Well that solves it all addiction is just a lack of self discipline.  I guess you solved a major issue for society there champ. Why didn't the rest of us think of that?
 
4 days ago  

Jim_Callahan: Pazuzu Smith-Jones: By whom? The article doesn't say.

It does, at the very end in an aside quote because it fails at journalism. WHO, no citation provided.

Also I'd like to point out that the story is about someone with a real, physical dependency (cocaine) who had to cut other activities out of his life that caused him to relapse, not someone whose issue was actually sex. This is not uncommon in treating drug addiction... If you doctor tells you to stop hanging out socially with your old heroin dealer they're not saying you're addicted to greasy slimeballs with gang connections.


So did WHO make Sex Addiction into an actual diagnosis, or is this journalist missing the point about an entirely different problem?
 
4 days ago  
I was a sex and drug addict, too.

They called it the 80s.
 
4 days ago  

winedrinkingman: Jim_Callahan: Pazuzu Smith-Jones: By whom? The article doesn't say.

It does, at the very end in an aside quote because it fails at journalism. WHO, no citation provided.

Also I'd like to point out that the story is about someone with a real, physical dependency (cocaine) who had to cut other activities out of his life that caused him to relapse, not someone whose issue was actually sex. This is not uncommon in treating drug addiction... If you doctor tells you to stop hanging out socially with your old heroin dealer they're not saying you're addicted to greasy slimeballs with gang connections.

So did WHO make Sex Addiction into an actual diagnosis, or is this journalist missing the point about an entirely different problem?


Third base
 
4 days ago  
Can I get disability payments now?

Also, where is my local SA meeting, I bet there are some freaky chicks there!
 
4 days ago  

Egoy3k: H31N0US: Lack of self discipline is not a disease.

I say this as someone who's lost loved ones to actual diseases, you know, the kind where you're not a decision away from being asymptomatic.

Well that solves it all addiction is just a lack of self discipline.  I guess you solved a major issue for society there champ. Why didn't the rest of us think of that?


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4 days ago  
The problem isn't sex addiction, it is people insisting that their partner should love them unconditionally, while they refuse to do the same.
 
4 days ago  

steklo: Sex Addiction is now classified as a mental illness.


So now, we're ALL crazy.


Hurr durr. No, having a sex drive isn't the same as a sex addiction.

Sexual addiction, or sex addiction, is an excessive or compulsive behavior surrounding sexual activities without any regard to consequences of either the individual or the individual's sexual partners.
Common Symptoms of Sexual Addiction
• compulsory masturbation
• extramarital affairs
• unsafe sex
• prostitution
• impulsive viewing of pornography
• molestation

So... stop being obtuse.
 
4 days ago  
I'm seriously astounded at how many people are too lazy to google the definition of sex addiction, and think having a sex drive = addiction.

Read, you idiots. Read.
 
4 days ago  
There are no individual personality traits, only syndromes, disorders and mental illnesses.
How long before people who are just plain dicks like me get to claim some kind of "disorder".that makes us that way?
 
4 days ago  
Yeah, a big thing about mental illness is that it's a problem for you. Hear voices? Not a problem, an illness, unless it interferes with your ability to function.

Steve McQueen's Shame is a good example of it, plus sexy, conflicted Michael Fassbender.
 
4 days ago  

doubled99: There are no individual personality traits, only syndromes, disorders and mental illnesses.
How long before people who are just plain dicks like me get to claim some kind of "disorder".that makes us that way?


Don't sell yourself short!
 
4 days ago  

Hankie Fest: steklo: Sex Addiction is now classified as a mental illness.


So now, we're ALL crazy.

Hurr durr. No, having a sex drive isn't the same as a sex addiction.

Sexual addiction, or sex addiction, is an excessive or compulsive behavior surrounding sexual activities without any regard to consequences of either the individual or the individual's sexual partners.
Common Symptoms of Sexual Addiction
• compulsory masturbation
• extramarital affairs
• unsafe sex
• prostitution
• impulsive viewing of pornography
• molestation

So... stop being obtuse.


It's a little too early for a meltdown lol

take some deep breaths...
 
4 days ago  
So when is the parade celebrating their illness?
 
4 days ago  

Joe Blowme: So when is the parade celebrating their illness?


I'm waiting for the labor day weekend telethons to solicit money for the Sexual Addiction Half Way House. Or if not a telethon, one of those 30 minute infomercials that come on early Sunday Mornings.

"Won't you please give to our cause?"

1-800-SEX-ADCT
 
4 days ago  

Hankie Fest: Common Symptoms of Sexual Addiction
• compulsory masturbation
• extramarital affairs
• unsafe sex
• prostitution
• impulsive viewing of pornography
• molestation


This is how Big Therapy keeps raking in dough. Make sure every list of symptoms for any "disorder" includes one or two that everybody has.
 
4 days ago  

steklo: "Won't you please give to our cause?"

1-800-SEX-ADCT


Should probably be a 1-900 number.

/Do those even exist anymore?
 
4 days ago  

Prank Call of Cthulhu: Hankie Fest: Common Symptoms of Sexual Addiction
• compulsory masturbation
• extramarital affairs
• unsafe sex
• prostitution
• impulsive viewing of pornography
• molestation

This is how Big Therapy keeps raking in dough. Make sure every list of symptoms for any "disorder" includes one or two that everybody has.


That you Tom Cruise?
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  

Hankie Fest: steklo: Sex Addiction is now classified as a mental illness.


So now, we're ALL crazy.

Hurr durr. No, having a sex drive isn't the same as a sex addiction.

Sexual addiction, or sex addiction, is an excessive or compulsive behavior surrounding sexual activities without any regard to consequences of either the individual or the individual's sexual partners.
Common Symptoms of Sexual Addiction
• compulsory masturbation
• extramarital affairs
• unsafe sex
• prostitution
• impulsive viewing of pornography
• molestation

So... stop being obtuse.


So, how many of these symptoms to you need to qualify as a sex addict?  A friend was just asking...
 
4 days ago  
Wanting too much sex is now a mental illness but not knowing which one you are isn't? A high sex drive is bad, but wanting to chop off your man parts, shove them inside of you and have silicon implants in your chest is normal...

Bravo,bravo....
 
4 days ago  
To the author of the article:

Whatever helps you sleep at night.
 
4 days ago  

Prank Call of Cthulhu: steklo: "Won't you please give to our cause?"

1-800-SEX-ADCT

Should probably be a 1-900 number.

/Do those even exist anymore?


Not sure about the 900 numbers existing anymore. But I forgot to mention that during the infomercial you can hear Sarah McLachlan's Adia in the background.
 
4 days ago  

Hankie Fest: I'm seriously astounded at how many people are too lazy to google the definition of sex addiction, and think having a sex drive = addiction.

Read, you idiots. Read.


Read? This is Fark.com sir. We DO NOT read the article.
 
4 days ago  

Prank Call of Cthulhu: Hankie Fest: Common Symptoms of Sexual Addiction
• compulsory masturbation
• extramarital affairs
• unsafe sex
• prostitution
• impulsive viewing of pornography
• molestation

This is how Big Therapy keeps raking in dough. Make sure every list of symptoms for any "disorder" includes one or two that everybody has.


They learned it from Big Flu.
 
4 days ago  
I just read the factors for sexual addiction.

I'm farked.
 
4 days ago  

H31N0US: Lack of self discipline is not a disease.

I say this as someone who's lost loved ones to actual diseases, you know, the kind where you're not a decision away from being asymptomatic.


Last time I said something like that I got chewed out because I'm not a doctor, and I don't understand how important it is that insurance has to pay for things as important as this.
 
4 days ago  
SUPPRESSING FIRE!
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
I have heard that for females there is one simple food that cures them of this addiction- I think it is called wedding cake.
 
4 days ago  

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Pam is my spirit animal.
 
4 days ago  
"I have a sex drive" -> "I have sexual addiction"

"I'm sad sometimes" -> "I"m clinically depressed"

Mental diseases are all easy to cure- just make different choices!
 
4 days ago  

Demonrats: Wanting too much sex is now a mental illness but not knowing which one you are isn't? A high sex drive is bad, but wanting to chop off your man parts, shove them inside of you and have silicon implants in your chest is normal...

Bravo,bravo....


Well aren't you just adorable! I'm gonna put that quote up on the fridge so your Mom can see it when she gets home.
 
4 days ago  

NINEv2: Demonrats: Wanting too much sex is now a mental illness but not knowing which one you are isn't? A high sex drive is bad, but wanting to chop off your man parts, shove them inside of you and have silicon implants in your chest is normal...

Bravo,bravo....

Well aren't you just adorable! I'm gonna put that quote up on the fridge so your Mom can see it when she gets home.


Hes not wrong, self mutilation is a mental disorder
 
4 days ago  
Sign you are having too much sex: At the end, instead of what you would expect, a flag with the word "bang" comes out

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4 days ago  

Demonrats: Wanting too much sex is now a mental illness but not knowing which one you are isn't? A high sex drive is bad, but wanting to chop off your man parts, shove them inside of you and have silicon implants in your chest is normal...

Bravo,bravo....


Four people have smarted this shiate so far. Disgraceful.
 
4 days ago  

Hankie Fest: Sexual addiction, or sex addiction, is an excessive or compulsive behavior surrounding sexual activities without any regard to consequences of either the individual or the individual's sexual partners.
Common Symptoms of Sexual Addiction
compulsory masturbation
• extramarital affairs
• unsafe sex
• prostitution
• impulsive viewing of pornography
• molestation


I believe you mean compulsive masturbation.

Compulsory masturbation is another fetish entirely.
 
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