Sex chat requests on line
Hookup apps like Tinder (26 million matches per day) and Grindr (1.6 million active daily users) are growing wildly and multiplying, like real-life manifestations of the futuristic smartphone imagined by Gary Shteyngart in which rates the "Fuckability" of everyone around you.
The movie industry, for its part, has released at least five films on sex addiction in the past five years, six if you count both parts of Lars von Trier’s But even now, sex addiction seems to exist in parallel realities: one in which millions of people are struggling with it, and another in which it is barely studied and not even clinically recognized.
It's like living with a meth dealer at your side, or a brick of cocaine in your pocket.
Worse, you can get a potential high from every person you meet.
These are visited in secret and the extent of the behaviour is kept hidden by the sex addict.
Other forms can be serial betraying in ‘supposedly monogamous’ relationships, paying for sex, online sex etc.
'I'd been in hospital for ten days - I thought it was heart problems but it turned out to be a hiatus hernia.