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Sex Addiction 7 Surprising Secrets

Sex Addiction 7 Surprising Secrets

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Published by Jed Diamond
There’s a lot in the news these days about the sex lives of celebrities and many questions have been raised about sex and “love” addiction.

I’ve written 9 major books since 1980 including best-sellers Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places (which I wrote in 1988, Male Menopause, Irritable Male Syndrome, and Mr. Mean: Saving Your Relationship from the Irritable Male Syndrome.

Not many people understand sex and “love” addiction. I wrote this piece some time ago, but I offer it now as a good introduction to the field.
There’s a lot in the news these days about the sex lives of celebrities and many questions have been raised about sex and “love” addiction.

I’ve written 9 major books since 1980 including best-sellers Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places (which I wrote in 1988, Male Menopause, Irritable Male Syndrome, and Mr. Mean: Saving Your Relationship from the Irritable Male Syndrome.

Not many people understand sex and “love” addiction. I wrote this piece some time ago, but I offer it now as a good introduction to the field.

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Sex Addiction:
7 Surprising Secrets
CONTENTSForward 1A Personal Introduction lDefinitions of Co-Dependence 3My Own Understanding of Co-dependence 5Sex and Romance AddictionsLooking For Love In All The Wrong Places 6Sex and Romance AddictionEarly Researchers 8Guidelines for Dealing with "Love" Addictions 10Sex AddictionHooked on the Turn On 19Romance AddictionHooked on Enchantment 21Relationship AddictionsHooked on Attraction or Attachment 23The Addictive Core 25Toward a Unified Model for Understanding Addictions 27Bibliography 30Resources 31
 
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There’s a lot in the news these days about the sex lives ofcelebrities and many questions have been raised about sexand “love” addiction.I’ve written 9 major books since 1980 including best-sellers
Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places
(which Iwrote in 1988
, Male Menopause, Irritable Male Syndrome, and Mr. Mean: Saving Your Relationship from the Irritable MaleSyndrome.
 Not many people understand sex and “love” addiction. Iwrote this piece some time ago, but I offer it now as agood introduction to the field.
 A Personal Introduction
Someone told me about a new insurance being offered for co-dependents-"It's Your Fault." Once I got finished laughing,the kind of self-conscious chortle that says, "too true,too true," I began to reflect on my own growing up.I'm the only child of parents who married for reasons otherthan love for each other. My mother had a secret love foranother man, Norton Volker, a reporter for the New YorkTimes, whose passion for travel and dangerous assignmentswas more pressing than his desire for my mother. My fathernever separated from his own mother and no other womancould match the lost love that he longed for but neverreceived. At age 85 my father still recites a heart-feltpoem to his mother and his undying love for her.Looking back at my childhood, with the benefit of 20 yearsof therapy and 10 years involvement in Twelve Stepprograms, I can see that I had the perfect family scriptingto become a co-dependent, sex and romance addict.My father didn't like to acknowledge that he was married.As a struggling actor in New York, he spent much of histime in the company of other hopeful literary types. Mymother said she was continually surprised when they wouldgo to parties to find out that most people thought he wassingle. My mother had numerous affairs both before andduring her marriage to my father, but her life centeredaround having a baby. After years of unsuccessful attempts,I was conceived by injecting my father's sperm into mymother's vagina, a procedure that 45 years ago had an

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