Sexual Issues

Casual Partner and Swinger Addictions

Articles Sexual Issues Addictions

The attraction to and seeking out of casual partners for sexual acting out is a form of release and compulsion for some sex addicts. The use of Swinging Clubs, and the use of the internet to access adult contact sites are all gateway mechanisms to the aim of meeting casual partners for either once-off or […]

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Sexual Addiction

Articles Sexual Issues Addictions

A sexual addiction is defined as the compulsive pursuit of other people’s sexuality, sexual images, sexual experiences or fantasies, which grows in duration and/or frequency over time, till it intrudes into the rest of one’s life. The compulsive pursuit of these sexual based objects and experiences takes the addict out of control and out of […]

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Prostitution Addiction

Articles Sexual Issues Addictions

Prostitution has existed in every civilization and in every age of man. Not all people who avail themselves to the services of prostitution are sex addicts. Prostitution Addiction serves the needs of some lonely persons, disabled persons, shy and low self esteem persons. As long as the client and the sex worker are able to […]

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Pornography Addiction

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Pornography addiction has become a problem in the last 30 years due to the rise of X-rated magazines, then VHS and DVD material, and more recently the video streaming sites on the internet to which over 50% of websites now hold X-rated content of some shape or form. Pornography addiction is a classic example of […]

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Childhood Sexual Abuse

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Childhood sexual abuse includes childhood incest where there has been any sexual activity between a child and a related adult, whatever the specific kinship. Included also is symbolic relationship incest where say uncle to niece, step-parent to dependent child, teacher-child or clergy-child are included. Sexual abuse is now more openly discussed, attracts mandatory reporting by […]

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Online Affairs and Cybersex Addiction

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Many relationships and marriages are put into crisis by one or both partners embarking on an affair or sexual encounter at one time or another. The betrayal occurs because there is in place prior to the betrayal either an explicit or implicit agreement or pact of monogamy and dedication to the partner at an emotional, […]

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Sexual Betrayal Within a Relationship And Marital Affairs and Infidelity

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Many relationships and marriages are put into crisis by one or both partners embarking on an affair  or sexual encounter at one time or another. The betrayal occurs because there is in place prior to the betrayal either an explicit or implicit agreement or pact of monogamy and dedication to the partner at an emotional, […]

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Sexting

Articles Parental Issues Sexual Issues

Sexting Society has been recently confronted with the phenomena of “Sexting” which is one further manifestion of the increasing sexualisation and earlier loss of childhood in our children. “Sexting” is the recent phenomena of an under-age child taking photos of themselves naked, in sexual pose, or in a sexual act, and sending these pictures onto […]

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Loss of Childhood and Sexualisation of Children

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Society has recently been confronted with the phenomena of “Sexting” which is one further manifestation of the increasing sexualisation and earlier loss of childhood in our children. It is an accepted psychological truth that a person’s early years, if they are good, sustain a person throughout their life, just as a bad childhood damages them. […]

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The Impact of Child Sexual Abuse

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The Impact of Child Sexual Abuse by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2010 BACKGROUND  Western society is undergoing an epidemic of reported childhood sexual abuse. Various authors attribute this to several causes, including the lifting of the stigma and shame of sexual abuse as a topic of conversation, better […]

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Hooking Up and the Effects of a Sexualised Society

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Hooking Up and the Effects of a Sexualised Society by Richard Boyd, Body Mind Psychotherapist, Energetics Institute, Perth, West Australia Copyright 2010 Human sexuality is a topic that involves us all, and usually will capture the attention and provoke a reaction in all who are asked about it. In the last 100 years there have […]

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