Hypersexuality Disorder, Nymphomania, & Satyriasis (Sex Addiction)


I was recently chatting with a friend and was shocked to learn that this friend has a sex addicition. The first time i’d ever heard of someone allegedly having a real sex addiction was Tiger Woods. I never really considered or believed that sex addiction was a real thing. However, it is real and from what i’ve researched, it seems to stem from past sexual abuse or other mental illnesses. The clinical term for this is

Hypersexuality

37 Hypersexual Synonyms. Similar words for Hypersexual.

Hypersexuality isn’t the same as an average guy or woman who really enjoy sex. Sometimes the addiction comes with negative conseqences and affect one’s everyday life, as well as relationships.


Nymphomania versus Satyriasis

Nymphomaniacs = Hypersexual Woman

Satyriasis = Hypersexual Man

Inside Nymphomania

Hypersexuality: Is It a Bad Thing?

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CAUSES

Some causes may be childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault, as well as mental illness such as Bipolar Disorder.

For those with Bipolar Disorder, it’s a little more complex than just a sexual addiction. Check out the video below for more detail:

Those with Borderline Personality Personality (BPD) may also suffer from hypersexuality. You can read more about BPD, by reading my past blog post about this: Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Hypersexuality: Is It a Bad Thing?


TREATMENT

Hypersexuality: Is It a Bad Thing?

Do you or someone you know suffer from hypersexuality?


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Candy B Vixen

Mom, art lover, and author.

One thought on “Hypersexuality Disorder, Nymphomania, & Satyriasis (Sex Addiction)”

  1. I’d like to have a conversation with a person that has a sex addiction. Idk if I just want a personal understanding from a real person but I can only imagine how hard that can be to try to sustain a healthy relationship.

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