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‘Sex Addicts’ Are Facing Mounting Cries of ‘BS!’
New York Post ^ | November 14, 2017 | Ben Graham

Posted on 11/14/2017 2:11:34 PM PST by nickcarraway

Hollywood’s latest scandals have rocked the world and put sex addiction back in the limelight.

Celebrities like Tiger Woods and David Duchovny have famously sought treatment for sex addictions. And now, after the recent revelations concerning Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey, both stars have checked themselves into rehab.

So is sex addiction real? Or is it just an excuse for bad behavior

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1 posted on 11/14/2017 2:11:34 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Money and FAME breed power, and power breeds arrogance.

This is nothing new, it is part of the human condition.


2 posted on 11/14/2017 2:18:03 PM PST by tcrlaf (They told me it could never happen in America. And then it did....)
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To: nickcarraway

For some reason, money and power turns men into sex addicts!


3 posted on 11/14/2017 2:21:23 PM PST by subterfuge (RIP T.P.)
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“For some reason, money and power turns men into sex addicts!”

Turns a lot of women into sluts, too.

L


4 posted on 11/14/2017 2:23:32 PM PST by Lurker (President Trump isn't our last chance. President Trump is THEIR last chance.)
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To: nickcarraway

Just an excuse for bad behavior?

It’s CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR!...............


5 posted on 11/14/2017 2:25:34 PM PST by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: nickcarraway

“You’re charged with rape. How do you plead?”
“Insanity, your honor.”
“Insanity? How so?”
“I’m just crazy about that stuff.”


6 posted on 11/14/2017 2:28:45 PM PST by sparklite2 (-)
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To: nickcarraway

Sex addiction wouldn’t cause a wealthy and powerful person to hire an international consortium of ex-spies and detectives to destroy people’s reputations over sex, but a sociopath would.


7 posted on 11/14/2017 2:29:31 PM PST by BlackAdderess (Pray for our brave men and women in law enforcement)
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To: Red Badger

The corrupt politicians have figured that they can overwhelm the public with cries of sex abuse so that when their crimes are exposed, no one will care.

Weinstein was picked to be one of the larger sacrificial lambs because he quit donating money to the DNC after Hillary lost.


8 posted on 11/14/2017 2:29:43 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: subterfuge

“First you get the money,
then you get the power,
then you get the p-—y.”
-—— Scarface


9 posted on 11/14/2017 2:30:32 PM PST by sparklite2 (-)
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To: nickcarraway
So is sex addiction real? Or is it just an excuse for bad behavior?


The two things mentioned are not in any way mutually exclusive. Let's revisit the concept:


So is alcoholism real? Or is it just an excuse for bad behavior?

10 posted on 11/14/2017 2:35:04 PM PST by MrEdd (Caveat Emptor)
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To: nickcarraway

The dopamine loop is real. And compulsion is real, on its own or as a compliment of another chronic brain condition such as bipolar. But no, there is no such thing as sex addiction.

Compulsive sexual behavior takes MANY different forms, as does ANY compulsive behavior. You could feel a compulsion to gamble, but only at casino tables and not at machines or the track. You could feel compelled to wash your hands 100 times a day, but never to take a shower. You can have a sexual compulsion to sleep with anyone showing an interest, or your compulsion could be to expose yourself to strangers.

For a professional to treat someone with a sexual compulsion, you’d need to treat on a cognitive behavioral level THE ACTUAL COMPULSION the patient has, on its own. And if the patient has bipolar that doesn’t respond to medication, the person simply needs to be supervised 24/7. A nice, married woman who has untreatable bipolar (meds don’t work for her) and feels compelled to have intercourse if flirted with, needs to have someone watching her all day long. It is the only way, or perhaps she will come to harm.

I do not think a group inpatient home is going to help anyone with a sexual compulsion, but it looks good on paper.


11 posted on 11/14/2017 2:40:57 PM PST by Yaelle
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Image result for bill clinton harvey weinstein
12 posted on 11/14/2017 2:46:03 PM PST by ETL (Obama-Hillary, REAL Russia collusion! Uranium-One Deal, Missile Defense, Nukes. See my FR page)
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To: Lurker

“Turns a lot of women into sluts, too.”

Isn’t that so true? Were these women the reason the guys, “ went for it”?


13 posted on 11/14/2017 2:47:30 PM PST by cameraeye (A happy khafir!)
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To: nickcarraway

The world over and in nearly all species, males have a drive to impregnate as many females as possible. Human beings are not immune to nature’s design, although civilization theoretically controls sexual drives. I believe human beings are not naturally monogamous, but we have built a civilization that encourages monogamy. At least it did until relatively recently.


14 posted on 11/14/2017 2:48:46 PM PST by Avalon Memories (The question about fighting back is not what average people can to do, but how to do we do it?)
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15 posted on 11/14/2017 2:48:47 PM PST by ETL (Obama-Hillary, REAL Russia collusion! Uranium-One Deal, Missile Defense, Nukes. See my FR page)
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To: nickcarraway

All males feel like sex addicts at 12-14 yrs old, but most of us quickly learn to control ourselves.

Those whose egos, appetites, and personal power become unchecked are the problem....


16 posted on 11/14/2017 2:49:25 PM PST by Enchante (Bill, Anthony, Harvey .... how does lesbo Hillary manage to surround herself with male predators???)
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To: Yaelle

In the case of Swinestein, he needs a locking “chastity belt” plus a locking face mask... feed him with a tube so he can’t get his face near anyone..... and handcuff his wrists to his belt.... maybe a straightjacket..... oh why not just keep him in chains??!!


17 posted on 11/14/2017 2:52:30 PM PST by Enchante (Bill, Anthony, Harvey .... how does lesbo Hillary manage to surround herself with male predators???)
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To: Lurker

LOL!


18 posted on 11/14/2017 2:59:13 PM PST by SgtHooper (If you remember the 60's, YOU WEREN'T THERE!)
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To: UCANSEE2

“Weinstein was picked to be one of the larger sacrificial lambs because he quit donating money to the DNC after Hillary lost.”

FREAKINGBINGO !


19 posted on 11/14/2017 3:25:13 PM PST by Celerity
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To: ETL

This one of very few times that I’ve seen Billary wearing a necktie correctly.

Obviously someone else tied it for him, or it’s a zip-it tie.

Cretin on the left can’t dress himself to save his own life. His clothes look better on the hanger.


20 posted on 11/14/2017 3:26:33 PM PST by Celerity
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