Are Sex Addiction and Drug Addiction Related?


When it comes to addictions everyone seems to have something that they are wrestling with. Some people wrestle with overeating. Others may have a hard time when it comes to building a wall that keeps them from actually going out and shopping a little too much. There are all types...

The Benefits of Women’s Meetings in AA


  Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA, helps millions of people get sober and stay clean every year. There's no doubting the good that this form of peer support does, but is it as effective for women as it is for men? Some argue that women aren't getting as much out if...

Could Birth Control Pills Help Women’s Addictions?


It's not new information that being a woman can sometimes be a challenge. Hormonal fluctuations due to PMS, menopause, pregnancy, etc. Every woman experiences up and downs because of this, sometimes experiencing depression, fatigue, and weight gain as well. A recent study has suggested that hormonal fluctuation may make women...

Having a Poor Body Image Linked to Alcohol Consumption for Women


Recent studies have shown that teenage girls and young adult women who have a poor body image are more likely to consume more alcohol. This is because the way that we see ourselves often corresponds to the way we treat ourselves and our body. Alcohol consumption is already a widespread...

Case that Rules “A Drunk Can Consent” Outrages Many


When it comes to the topic of sexual assault, consent is nearly impossible to prove. In many cases (especially on college campuses), drugs and alcohol are typically involved in sexual assault. For this reason, most colleges have a policy that sexual activity with a person who is intoxicated is considered...