Why Experts Caution Labeling Sex Addiction

The battle over sex as an addiction is decades old. The main argument is that there simply isn't enough research on the subject to justify labeling this disorder. Among all of the articles that discuss this issue I consistently come across talk of high sex drives, hypersexuality and the like. What I have yet to see anyone explain is why so many of us had no desire to engage in sexual behavior yet could not stop on our own. I can't help but wonder if any of these writers/researchers have bothered to really talk to any sex addicts. We may never know, but here is an article from Playboy's Hard Science section that discusses 2016 and sex addiction.

Expert Sex Therapists Have Stopped Labeling Sex Addiction as a Disorder. Here’s Why