We release certain brain chemicals during sex, including oxytocin and serotonin, that result in feelings of peace and well-being. It can be a reminder that, whatever storms rage in the rest of your life, your husband’s love is a sure anchor.In the midst of an emotional tornado, sex can have a calming effect. In the story of David and Bathsheba, she was not his only wife, and following the death of their child, he could have discarded her, set her to the side, never had to gaze again on the mother of his lost son.No, it’s not strange for me to desire sex with my husband.But the desire itself was a bit different from my usual motivations.But honestly, when I’m in the midst of making love with my husband, and particularly when I climax, I ain’t thinking about anything else but that moment.I get a break from my fretfulness — a mini-vacation for my worried mind.
Tiger Woods has reportedly sought treatment for sex addiction.
How much pornography does someone have to look at, how many hours spent in chat rooms, hookers hired, to go from "hound dog" to "sex addict?
" Current attempts at diagnosis focus on the extent to which sexual compulsions interfere with a person's good judgment or are pursued despite obvious risks to health, job and family.
Traditional addictions like those to alcohol or heroin always involve the presence of tolerance and withdrawal; that is, increasing amounts of the substance are required to achieve the same effect, and in its absence the addict suffers an increasingly painful psychophysiological state as the body and brain rebound.
But when it comes to sex addiction, physiological tolerance and withdrawal are usually not present, and if they are, they don't govern the addict's life in the same way that, say, opiates do.