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I Am Not Proud Of Being A Sex Addict

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    My husband is a sex addict. I discovered this about a month ago, although I had been ignoring the clues for years. Throughout our marriage of 14 years (and before we met) he has...
    WestSiderWoman WestSiderWoman 46-50, F 14 Responses Aug 12

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    I've been thinking... Maybe people with high sex drives are 'normal' and those with 'normal' normal sex drives are missing something. A high sex drive is different to sex addiction...
    foreversadsam foreversadsam 26-30, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't remember my childhood, I barely remember anything that happened before I hit age 7. I've been to therapy a lot since I was in 3rd grade. I started hating myself in 3rd...
    mysteriousanonymous mysteriousanonymous 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    From age 20-23 I was addicted to cocaine, Vicodin and pot. Mostly cocaine. During those three years I discovered that I was completely powerless over my behavior while using drugs...
    gothette gothette 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 26

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    Yeh well this one is a bit of an odd one because I've been a sex addict for 5 years, trouble is I'm only 17. I had to go to focus groups and everything.....I still can't get the...
    zacisbest45 zacisbest45 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I am a sex addict, I think about it all the time, it honestly factors into almost everyone of my decisions. My wife use to put up with it and deal with it but recently cut me off...
    city83 city83 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    So I was on here struggling with the topics of living in a sexless marriage, being sexually frustrated and feeling disrespected not too long ago. Although I would still love much...
    picadilly1970 picadilly1970 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 30

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    It's hard for me to admit this because I like to be the girl who accepts her body and what she looks like. Lately though, all I can think about is being sexy and beautiful. I see...
    LifeLover12 LifeLover12 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    It has been 2 weeks less a day when I finally kicked my addict boyfriend out. He of course with drunken eyes turned it all around and made it about him not being happy and blamed...
    ellavi ellavi 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    I really need to write what's in my head..these are thoughts I have about a book I'm reading. Does anybody else think they're a 'love addict married to a 'love avoider'?! I'd...
    bluegreenseascape bluegreenseascape 46-50, F 9 Responses Jul 31

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    Alexander815d4bq9 Alexander815d4bq9 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I wouldn't say addicted to wathcing it but i do enjoy it. What can i say i'm a single guy its kind of waht we do lol. Sad to say my **** taste is usually quite hardcore, especially...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    My wife once called me a bully I think because I kept making suggestions about how we might improve our sex life and make things fun rather than functional. It dawned on me that...
    therapyguy therapyguy 56-60, M 9 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    nothing gets me off more than being hurt during sex. i get so excited when a man slaps me chokes me bites me and much more ep wont let me mention here.im so addicted to abusive sex...
    hurtthismilf hurtthismilf 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 10

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    This marriage of ours has been teetering on the brink of failure for some time now and I am really struggling to cope with the absence of sex. My wife is an alcoholic / pain pill...
    007jeep 007jeep 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    A superbly legal and ethical strategy to "brainwash" a person! What a "nested loop" is... and... why it is the vital to keeping someone's curiosity while telling stories... and...
    Alexander714b4xm8 Alexander714b4xm8 31-35, M 1 Response 31 mins ago

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    It over lived up to expectation, generally due to the fact all the staff ended up so unbelievably amazing and make an atmosphere of cossetting and kindness, combined in with...
    Gilmaoq1174 Gilmaoq1174 31-35, M 1 Response 24 mins ago

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    At risk of being hated, I admit I know the refuser's side. I was a virgin when I married the first time, ignorant of what the marriage bed entailed. I was young and scared and dumb...
    Harley53 Harley53 56-60, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    As a 13-year old cutter, I can say that living with scars is difficult. I have to hide in my own home, I can't shower after gym class with the other girls, I can't wear shorts or T...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Addiction to on line games and worlds is a concern of mine, since I've faced it repeatedly and I've seen it so much over the years. It's sad and we need help. If you are facing...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 9

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    I don't know what to do... I have been with my boyfriend for 3 years and until 2 days ago I had no idea he was a compulsive gambler. He is a really lovely person who treats me...
    randomrach363 randomrach363 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have had sex with my sexy cousin for years. We had a mutual crush when she was 13 (me 14) and after a year of kissing and touching we finally had sex. It was great and we keep...
    Experiencator Experiencator 22-25, M 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I got an email from him today. It first asked about the truck, then asked what are we to do? Says that i'm stringing him along, that he still loves me and believes in us, etc. That...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 8 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My entire life i have been battling peer pressure to have sex, it's everywhere! When i was younger kids were getting pregnant at 15-17 and now i hear stories about kids getting...
    GeorgeB93 GeorgeB93 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I love sex. I'm an incredibly sexual/sensual person. I love having a man thrusting deep inside me as I wrap my legs around him and pull him closer. I love kissing down a woman's...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I made a comment in another site, that I would like to get some replies to it here, as this site is more marriage focused. Here it is (small changes to reflect site lingo...
    something2talkabout something2talkabout 51-55, M 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Update from me....things are better! Counseling is going very well. I am proud of myself, first of all. The first day of marital counseling, I was so nervous and the weight of...
    indianoutlaw indianoutlaw 31-35, M 18 Responses Jul 25

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    I had heard about love addiction and love avoidant personalities and today *just* finally got it, that that's exactly where I am. I was in a bookstore and found a book by Pia...
    bluegreenseascape bluegreenseascape 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 28

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    I am addicted to rough sex and i need someone to help me
    kdoll6 kdoll6 16-17, M Jul 31

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    Here I am again complaining about being gay. Here I am again feeling like absolute ****. Here I am again wanting to die and end it all. Why do I like my own gender? Why do I find...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 5

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    Nine years ago at the young age of sixteen I met my best friend and the only man I've ever loved. I was 16 and he was 19. I was a stoner in highschool and he sold pot. He had his...
    kas4849 kas4849 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Nine years ago at the young age of sixteen I met my best friend and the only man I've ever loved. I was 16 and he was 19. I was a stoner in highschool and he sold pot. He had his...
    kas4849 kas4849 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Nine years ago at the young age of sixteen I met my best friend and the only man I've ever loved. I was 16 and he was 19. I was a stoner in highschool and he sold pot. He had his...
    kas4849 kas4849 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Well here it goes,... I Live in a sexless Marriage! I have never admitted it to anyone. I HATE it!! I have been married for 28 years and I have four kids, 3 college and one in...
    mizazzy mizazzy 46-50, F 23 Responses 5 days ago

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    What Filipinos can be proud of? Our caring ways... Essentially, we Filipinos can be proud of our humanity. We are a highly-relational people, proficient in emotionally and...
    JAD01 JAD01 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am a proud virgin. I am in a generation where sex is no longer taken seriously and is almost like a trend. I hold my body sacred, however. I've never even kissed a guy (not that...
    curvydavi curvydavi 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Well unless ur a monk or nun who does not think the same...sex is funand a great physical workout...well it is when we do it!! Luckly for me my partner is of the same opion...
    thegaychef thegaychef 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I passed my HCA exam yesterday and am going to go on and do the NAC schooling so I can support myself financially. He has been the main and often sole breadwinner which is a big...
    bluegreenseascape bluegreenseascape 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    Joshua950z5kh8 Joshua950z5kh8 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well I'm currently on vacation someplace very tropical with my kids and extended family…awaiting the arrival of my hubby who always works who will be joining us for a few days...
    Jane1024 Jane1024 36-40, F 14 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I love talking dirty on the phone. Been doing phone sex since I was 16. Even got asked to be on a sex chat line once cos the owner loved my dirty, no limits chat!
    LondonKiwi LondonKiwi 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    Ok friends, I took Meta's advise and put up a match.com profile. I am not having sex with anyone but my MM and this is not healthy for me (thank you Meta for getting me to think...
    HAR1978 HAR1978 46-50, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    What a Negative Experience! On EP it is vivid and clear that the active members have NO appreciable value to the site owners or site staff. Now I have proff to share with you...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 2

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    I'm not currently addicted to anything but I'm a very confused girl and I have this problem where I am constantly trying to figure the world out. All it does is have me turning in...
    Alliemakallie Alliemakallie 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I am the girlfriend of an Oxycontin addict. He has been to detox 3 times without success and is leaving for rehab this week. The facility uses the Ibogaine method... anyone with...
    advicewelcome advicewelcome 26-30, F Aug 13

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    Of course I'm proud of it! People are proud of the skinny bodies they worked so hard to achieve; if you put just as much work into being a fatty you should be proud!
    Jungybrungen Jungybrungen 26-30, M 1 Response