Sex addiction and eating disorders

The two behavioral addictions that most resemble one another, and often go hand-in-hand,  are sex addiction and eating disorders.  Both of these problems are difficult to change because the human race can’t survive without sex or food.  However, if you are addicted to sex you can certainly live without it (at least for a while) but if you’re addicted to food, you definitely can’t live without it. Sex Addiction Los Angeles

Recovery from these addictions requires clear boundary plans that are monitored by others in the person’s recovery community such as a sponsor, therapist, etc. 

In his article entitled “Sex Addiction Common Alongside Eating Disorders,” author Matthew Teimeyer examines the parallel between these  two behavioral addictions.  To read the article, click on


The Center for Healthy Sex (CHS) treats a broad spectrum of sexual disorders including; sex addiction, low sexual desire and sexual dysfunction. The experienced, highly skilled clinical staff of CHS offers intensive individual and group psychotherapy.

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