She’s Gotta Have It

Female sex addiction might seem the topic of steamy novels or bad TV movies. But for the women who suffer from it, this disorder is all too real.

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Published in More Magazine in October 2012

She met Rick for sex every Thursday at noon for one hour in Room 213 of the Rainbow Motel.

Never mind that she was married - he was too. Never mind that she didn’t particularly enjoy the sex - it was never preceded by anything so romantic as a meal or followed by a tender embrace. Never mind that after the initial heady rush, she always felt bad afterwards, often within minutes.

She may have been living a double life, but nothing would stop her from having this weekly illicit rendezvous. In fact, for two years, Sue William Silverman built her entire life around it.

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