Q&A: How Legitimate Is Sex Addiction?

Although the term “sex addiction” is often used in the media, it is not used as commonly among scientific circles. That’s not to say that sex researchers don’t encounter people with problems related to sex. In fact, it’s quite clear that a small proportion of people experience their sexuality in a way that may feel out of control or addictive.

Q&A: I Masturbate While I Sleep. Is This Normal?

It’s unclear how many people act sexually during their sleep but when it does happen, people often don’t even know that they masturbate or attempt to be sexual with other people until they either approach someone for sex while sleeping or until they begin sharing a bed with a partner.