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suppressedID October 24th, 2014 3:39pm

There's a conference for recovering Sexual Addicts going on here in Portland now. Many of the attendees are *smoking* hot. How bad am I for thinking about derailing someone's recovery?

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chinito Florida
10/25/14 7:47 am

It's like a salesman going to a shopping convention. It is just good business :)

Rosebud Ohio
10/24/14 9:26 pm

Is your username meaning "id" as in inner self? (don't knock me... I just thought of it)

ladyniner81 I hate people
10/24/14 8:33 pm

And why are YOU there? <g> (don't answer)

2katz I live in Nebraska
10/24/14 5:27 pm

It's not funny. It IS like taking alcohol to an AA meeting. You may be surprised that some of them have enough recovery to ignore you or to kindly rebuff you. Your fantasies only support destructive behavior.

fredd TrumpLand
10/24/14 4:05 pm

How do you know, are you an attendee? :p

smartfart Florida
10/24/14 3:55 pm

Isn't a convention of sex addicts in itself derailing? Isn't that like taking a keg to an AA meeting?

Kay41 the Midwest
10/24/14 3:50 pm

Put down the binoculars and walk away from the window!

mc88 Cleveland OSU
10/24/14 2:43 pm


EarlyBird Portland
10/24/14 1:14 pm

Stay strong ID : )

PurpleAsh Nowhere Land, CO
10/24/14 11:13 am

My guess is a decent amount of them are attending just to meet others and derail their own recovery anyway. :)

Diogenes Not Biden It
10/24/14 10:18 am

Just promise not to go all the way to Nirvana and back!

Odysseus We All Need A Fantasy
10/24/14 10:12 am

Sort of like offering an alcoholic a drink. It would all be in the timing and how tempting the drink looked.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
10/24/14 9:07 am

I'm not sure I believe sexual addiction is really a "thing" so I'd be trying to meet attendees for study purposes anyway. If something came of one of those meetings, well...

WildRice With a side of sass
10/24/14 10:17 am

I wasn't sure it was real either and that ppl used it as an excuse for their philandering until I met one and understood the real damage it caused. A lot of abuse as a young child and a lot of damage in their adult life.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
10/24/14 10:03 pm

IMO, I think they're just people who are trying to fit into regular straight laced society & typical monogamous relationships when that's not where they belong, like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. Meanwhile, there are a lot of

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
10/24/14 10:04 pm

alternative lifestyles & lifestyle groups out there, non-monogamous people who live life w/much more sexual freedom. I think these "addicts" would not just fit, but thrive, in some of those groups & relationships.

MadCow Kansas Proud
10/24/14 9:04 am

(Checking on tickets to Portland)

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
10/24/14 9:00 am

I think you need to stand in the corner, by yourself, hands at your side.

inge MIA
10/24/14 9:02 am

You're grounded!

inge MIA
10/24/14 8:46 am

Lol, bad!

suppressedID hope despite the times
10/24/14 8:45 am

Lets just say that Portland might be considered a "target-rich environment".

alynn Somewhere wonderful
10/24/14 8:43 am

Not bad for thinking it...just don't do it. ;)

suppressedID hope despite the times
10/24/14 8:47 am

I've been in near-constant mental trysts.

And my neck hurts from turning to look at the...sights.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/24/14 8:43 am

Well, you could volunteer as a test subject, making sure they're fully recovered... For science and health.

eLucidate writing
10/24/14 8:40 am

Teach them to moderate,
by sometimes giving in.