Like other intensely mood altering experiences this can be sometimes chased after and become addictive for some people.
Particularly in chat rooms, but also using things like video-cams nowadays.
If their prostitution habit typically is tied up with drinking for instance, that they generally go after the pub.
Then they may need to stop drinking for the moment, not because their an alcoholic necessarily, or because they have a drink problem as such, but because they are making it difficult for themselves to make the right choice.
What I can most recommend, if you find that this is going on and you think maybe sexual addiction, the very first thing to do, whether its yourself or whether it’s a partner or whether its someone else in your life; is educate yourself around it.
That is according to the man who set up Ireland’s first male stripper group – the Chain Gang – 21 years ago.
And this is the story that we tend to meet when we meet addictions and when we try to help people.“The DJ came on first and got the crowd going, then they invited the men on stage. Bookings were made in local pubs, clubs and GAA clubs but once word got out about what was happening, there could be “a lot of backlash”, particularly from the Church. “We find that when we do our Christmas shows in the hotels, the ages are mixed. The lads say Aunt Maureen’s going to the show, his neighbour could be there, and the guys say, ‘I’m not going on stage’.Women bring their mammies, their grannies, everyone. Surprisingly, he said it is the younger women that are more shy in the shows. Egan said he is surprised there is no bar here for women where men serve cocktails topless.It’s possible to become addicted to any behaviour which is intensely mood altering. Obviously certain drugs are intensely mood altering aswell, but a classic example of a behaviour that’s intensely mood altering for many people would be gambling in various forms, they get a high, they get a buzz for that behaviour and that buzz can be potentially addictive.Now sex is a mood altering activity, not all the time, but it can be one of the most mood altering activities in human experiences.