Dating a nymphomaniac

Ten Facts You Need To Know About Nymphomaniacs


by Ash Tyler

Aleksandra Kovac

Everyone loves a nympho right? But what exactly is nymphomania? Famous sex researcher Dr Alfred Kinsey, rather casually, described a nymphomaniac as “someone who has more sex than you.”

And although sex addiction is a serious matter, here are ten interesting facts about nymphomaniacs we are sure you’ll find intriguing.

10. The term 'nymphomania' only applies to females!

That's right! You're not a nympho bro! The male counterpart is called satyriasis. Both words are inspired by Greek mythology: nymphs are “minor deities represented as beautiful maidens” and satyrs are “woodland creature[s] depicted as having the pointed ears, legs, and short horns of a goat and a fondness for unrestrained revelry.”

9. Too much of a good thing?

The book “Nymphomania, A History” describes how Victorian doctors feared that “eating rich food, consuming too much chocolate, dwelling on impure thoughts, reading novels, or performing “secret pollutions” (masturbating)… overstimulated women’s delicate nerve fibers and led to nymphomania.

8. It's all in her head!

Phrenologists believe that the size and shape of your head significantly influence your sex drive. The bigger the head, the more she's bound to give.

7. Yesterday's nymphomaniacs are today's sex addicts!

The term “nymphomaniac” or “nympho” is no longer recognized in the medical world . Instead, a person whose sex drive is obsessively high is called “hypersexual.”

6. Nymphos are considered sick!

In the Victorian era , nymphomania was believed to be a symptom of some sort of disease! That statement is still somewhat arguable today.

5. Nymphomaniacs do not make great girlfriends!

You must think we're crazy, but the truth is you really don't want to date a nympho! “Get what you can out of your relationship with a nymphomaniac woman – and be prepared to cut your losses in a hurry, and move on… sleep with her quickly, and then vanish into thin air as if you were never there to begin with.”

4. Nymphomania is a sin !

We'll never know how JC felt about nymphomania, however there are some hints in the bible: “Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it bring forth death” (James 1: 14 – 15).

3. Nymphomania is not a sin?

Wait, it's not a sin! Phew! Alfred Kinsey said, “the only unnatural sex act is that which you cannot perform” – and some religions see nymphomania as a route to redemption or a celebration of marriage.

2. It's not all fun and games!

There are some negative consequences of sexually compulsive behavior such as the following : exposure to sexually transmitted diseases,debt, legal problems, damaged relationships, interference with your work and social life, loss of reputation, vulnerability to anxiety and depression.

1. Nymphos don't even enjoy sex!?

Too much of anything gets old! “For many addicts, [it] becomes a way to numb out painful feelings, kill time or stop feeling lonely, says Kelly McDaniel, licensed professional counselor in San Antonio, Texas, and author of Ready to Heal: Women Facing Love, Sex and Relationship Addiction.”

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Dating A Sex Addict? 11 Signs You're With One, According To A Man In Recovery

So, you’ve been dating someone for awhile. Maybe you’ve been hanging out for just a couple of weeks, or maybe it’s a long-term relationship. You know that sometimes, you can be suspicious by nature, but lately, things just don’t seem right. There are things about your partner's sex life that you suspect they might be trying to keep secret from you. They may be going through a tough time. Perhaps they are hooking up with someone else. Or perhaps, you're dating a sex addict.

First things first: sex addiction isn’t just about loving sex. The main symptoms of sex addiction include being unable to control sexual decision-making, failed attempts at stopping unwanted sexual behavior, and a pattern of negative consequences resulting from one's sex life, from anxiety to depression and legal problems. It is estimated that 12 million people have some form of sex addiction in the U.S alone.

When a sex addict cheats, or indulges in their fantasies, they are dosing their brain with dopamine and other chemicals that excite, distract, and otherwise cover up the underlying distress or emptiness they suffer from. The sex addict's impulse is to cover the pain of feeling damaged inside with sex. They almost always feel very guilty and ashamed of their behavior.

I should know: I spent most of my life acting in sexually addictive and compulsive ways. I finally got to a point where because of my actions, I had nothing left. I spent seven weeks in rehab getting help for sex addiction, and this list is a compilation of everything I’ve learned about sex addiction from my own experience and treatment, and heard from many other men in groups I’ve been part of. Because of this, this list might reflect the experience male sex addicts have in heterosexual relationships — but of course, sex addiction does not just apply to men. Women can suffer as well.

So what do you do if your partner is exhibiting three or more of these signs? Start off by talking to them. Don't assume the worst just yet. You never know: They may be relieved to have it out in the open. Talking through your suspicions is the only way to find out.

1. They Fool Around On You.

This one can be confusing: A lot of people cheat. But with a sex addict, the cheating is pretty much nonstop. At my worst, I was carrying on three or four relationships at once outside of my primary partnership.

If you suspect your partner of cheating, you're probably right. It may be difficult, but confront them about it — it's the only way to begin to stop the cycle.

2. They Lie All The Time

If you are hanging out with an active sex addict, it is pretty certain that they are going to lie to you. The lies are numerous: They are not where they say they are, and they aren’t hanging out with the people they say they are. They may tell you they make more money than they really do. They may lie about their past. They may tell you they are working late, but then come home smelling like booze.

The lies they tell might have nothing to do with sex, but the fact that they are compulsive liars is itself a warning sign. Again, they might just be cheating, or hiding something else, but if they are lying all the time, you may be dealing with a sex addict.

3. They Masturbate All the Time, No Matter How Much Sex You Have

You just had some of the most awesome sex of your life. You've never felt closer to your partner; you fall into a deep sleep with a smile on your face. A half hour later, you wake up, and they're masturbating next to you in bed.

This is not about you, no matter how much it affects your self-esteem. If someone is masturbating compulsively, it's because they can't stop, and might have a problem.

4. They Never Leave Their Phone Out Of Sight, And Always Log Off Their Computer

They never leave their phone laying around, and might even take it with them when they go to shower. If you ask them if you can use it, they look nervous.

When they are on the computer, they minimize the screen if you come in the room to talk. They always log out of their email and Facebook, even if they just go away from their computer for a couple of minutes. If you ask to use their computer, they log out of everything.

Again, they might just be having an affair, but they might also be hiding a sex addiction.

5. They Have No Serious Relationship History

If you are young, then this could be relatively normal — but it also could be a huge red flag. It might make you feel special to be with them, but it's definitely something to note.

6. They Always Get What They Want In Bed

Sure, they are good in bed, but they need to be in charge the whole time. You may end up feeling that you're less their sex partner than someone being led around and controlled.

There are some sex addicts who don't care whether you get off or not; others who not only want, but need to be your best lover ever. But either way, they likely always need to be in control.

If you’re into that, then maybe you're lucky. But if it's attached to these other warning signs, you might be with a sex addict.

7. They Are Constantly Flirting

All of the people at work love them. When they go out to a bar, if there is a cute bartender, they chat her up. They talk to the young woman behind the register when you shop. They still send birthday cards to ex-girlfriends. They send fun texts to your female friends... never crossing the line, of course.

Basically, they flirt with every person who catches their eye. For some people, this might be normal, even healthy. But for a sex addict, it's a way of getting off, and often, grooming potential partners.

8. When Cornered, They Manipulate You

If you suspect them of doing something wrong, they will do their best to make it seem that they are innocent, even to the point of questioning your integrity or sanity for suspecting them.

The mind of a cornered sex addict can be like an animal caught in a trap. When it's all going down, they will pretty much do anything necessary to avoid admitting that they might be the freak they believe, deep down, the world thinks they are.

9. They Treat You With Suspicion

Even when you're doing nothing wrong, they spend a lot of time being suspicious of you and acting like you're the untrustworthy one. When a person has a habit of treating others badly, they often think that others are capable of treating them the same way.

10. You're Being Pushed Way Outside Your Sexual Comfort Zone

There is nothing wrong with exploring kinks. But if their sexual interests become all-encompassing, and if you are being pushed physically or emotionally beyond your comfort zone, then your partner clearly has some issues that may add up to sex addiction.

11. Your Gut Tells You They Are One

You aren't stupid or crazy. Don't try to persuade yourself that nothing is going on. Recognize it — and talk about it. The worst place for you, and your addict, is the place that stays within the lie.

You may assume, after all you've been through, that they won't be receptive to talking, but you have some influence here. Sure, if you come at them saying "You f*cking asshole, I know you cheated on me," you won't get an honest response. But if you can find it within yourself to ask if they have a problem, and let them talk about it without shaming them, you may be surprised with the outcome.

Editor's Note: If you suspect that you or someone you know is suffering from sex addiction, know that help is available. Click here to find support near you.

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pickup artists named the top 5 types of girls on the first date


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Dating is a delicate matter! When a young man goes to meet a girl, he wants it to end either with a continuation of the joint evening, or with a long-term relationship. But the fair sex is quite subtle creatures, so any wrong word or action on a date can lead to the fact that the man will be left alone, leave disappointed, and the girl will offer to remain friends or stop picking up the phone altogether. Vechernyaya Moskva talked to professional pick-up artist Alexander Samsonov and learned about the types of girls on the first date.

A kept woman

According to the interlocutor of “VM”, it is very important to determine exactly on the first date what type of girl is in front of you. If this is not done right away, you will not find common ground with a lady, deprive yourself of her interest and be left alone, Samsonov warns:

- The first type of girl is a kept woman. Such ladies, according to some men, only need their money. They are hunters for wealthy gentlemen, they are ready to enter into a relationship only on the condition that the man fully provides them.

How to recognize such a lady? According to Samsonov, on the first date she will be very sweet and friendly:

- Such girls laugh at your jokes, smile, but very actively probe the ground about your financial situation. She will be interested in the brand of your car, expect leading questions about your line of business. You will be asked where you live and what your income is.

But it is worth noting that such questions are normal for a girl looking for a relationship. After all, any lady wants to see next to a man with whom she is comfortable and safe from a financial point of view, the expert clarified:0003

— It's a perfectly normal desire! But a kept woman is distinguished from other types of the fair sex by a frantic interest in the financial situation of the chosen one. And on the topic of financial well-being, she makes a special emphasis. What to do with such ladies - everyone decides for himself, the expert continued.

Wealthier men, having fallen in love with a kept woman, will be ready to provide for her. And if they understand that such a girl, despite all the commercialism, meets all their needs, they will have to try to fall in love with her:

- When a girl realizes that opposite is not just a "bag of money", but a loving man who is ready for anything for her, there is a chance that she will fall in love with him and even go down the aisle.

True, there are men who absolutely do not accept when for the chosen one the material condition is more important than the personality. In this case, both will lose interest in each other, the couple will not work out.

Shy girl

We are talking about girls who are quite stiff and a little unsure of themselves. In their view, the relationship between a man and a woman cannot develop rapidly. Appropriate behavior is usually associated with past negative experiences. Such ladies are silent and modest, do not like pressure from the opposite sex:

— You have to be extremely delicate with such girls. No need to press on them, dissolve your hands and climb to them with kisses. In their picture of the world, such behavior would be unacceptable and unacceptable. You must understand and accept this. One of the most effective ways to win them over is to gradually reveal the girl, gently touch her, very carefully start more explicit topics. It's like opening an onion - one layer, the second layer, and so on.

In order for such a lady not to refuse communication, according to the interlocutor of “VM”, you need to inspire trust and sympathy on her part, and then build a comfortable relationship, after which you can increase the degree of communication:

- As she begins to like you, you can gradually show that you are considering not just a friend in her, but a girl for a relationship. If she understands this, does not deny it, you can start using phrases of rapprochement.

The main thing to do is to make it clear that you support her in her desire to move slowly towards a relationship.

- Choose the pace of rapprochement that will suit her so that she can relax. Give her the confidence that she will be comfortable with you no longer as a friend, but as a loved one.

If the lady understands this, friendship will develop into a love affair.

Dine at someone else's expense

There is a category of girls who like to dine at someone else's expense. A lady who behaves like this shows that already at the stage of dating you did not interest her, but she does not intend to refuse a gastronomic holiday that you arrange for her:

- If a lady likes a man, she will never have a desire to just chat with him to eat at his expense. This is done only with those men who seem ordinary and uninteresting.

Dinner at someone else's expense is more important to her than personality.

This is a signal for a man that he needs to change something in himself, he needs to gain experience in communicating with the opposite sex.

In general, it is better to use the first date in order to impress the lady, to interest her, showing that without you her life will be much more boring, Samsonov noted.


These ladies meet for the purpose of intimacy and physical intimacy. You can identify such a person by sign language:

- They have a languid look with a languor, they like to touch a partner, lick their lips. Nymphomaniacs tend to talk about sex. They may directly hint that they want to spend the night with you.

If you are not against such a pastime, you can agree to intimacy. The main advice is not to interfere with her to embody her desires. If you don’t need it, you think she’s crazy, spend one date with her and say goodbye. True, there are many men who like such ladies.

Lives in the past

In turn, heart-winning expert and pikaper Vladimir Antonov added another common type of ladies who meet on first dates to the list:

- These are girls who now and then talk about their former boyfriends at the first meeting. You come on a date, and instead of talking about something interesting, you have to listen to stories about the past chosen ones of your interlocutor.

Stories about a lady's past relationships are of little concern to men, it is much more important for them what kind of person she is now. They want attention to their person.

The expert noted that any relationship is the work of two. When one of the partners shifts all the blame to the other, it causes hostility and destroys the relationship. Therefore, it is very important that there is harmony and mutual understanding in the relationship.

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All next working day Alice thought about Andrey. They agreed to spend the evening together. She really liked the way Andrei skillfully and tactfully conducts a dialogue with a woman. And although both of them perfectly understood that there would be sex between them in the evening, not a word was said directly about this. Alice greatly appreciated this approach.

She canceled her guitar lesson and began to clean up in the late afternoon. The girl threw off her bathrobe, and climbing into the filled bathroom, quietly lay down in it. Gentle foam pleasantly surrounded her body, gradually absorbed into the skin.

Coming out of the bathroom, Alice went to the mirror without getting dressed. Combing her tangled hair, she carefully examined the naked girl in the reflection. The girl was very worried, as she made a promise to herself to go to the end! To victory, not a step back!

Alice opened her wardrobe and thoughtfully pulled out a sexy red dress that her husband had given her for her last birthday. Alice has never worn it yet. She simply did not have a suitable occasion where she could appear in such a short, but at the same time elegant evening dress. She kept it for a special occasion. And as it seemed to her, it was him!

By eight in the evening she was ready. Sitting on the balcony, she nervously smoked a second cigarette in a row. Her most unkind and unpleasant thoughts were interrupted by a phone call. It was Andrey.

– Hey, listen, I'm going to be half an hour late. Traffic jams, but I'm on my way! A pleasant male voice informed her.

– Good... – Alice smiled and hung up.

As promised, Andrei arrived in thirty minutes. Alice was slightly confused and froze for a few seconds when she saw him live. There you go, face to face. Near...

"Wow, he's cool!" - quickly flashed through her head.

- Hello, Alice! Get ready, we'll be late for the movies! - Andrey said cheerfully, and shooting his beautiful mischievous eyes, he smiled broadly.

His crazy lights in his eyes sent chills down Alice's back.

– Yes, I'm ready… – she quickly put on her shoes, and going out into the entrance, she began to take out the keys from her purse, on which an unrealistic number of other keys and key fobs hung.

– I see that you like pieces of iron… – Andrey chuckled, looking at the huge bundle.

“Yes…” she smiled shyly, “here are the keys to everything in the world…” Alice squeezed out a smile again as she closed the door.

Their conversation did not go well at all. But even with the naked eye, their mutual desires were visible. They were definitely far beyond the bounds of decency ... But there were no hints of sex and intimacy.

Alice was very nervous. She constantly straightened her hair and glasses. Andrei seemed to notice this and hopelessly tried to distract her, to relax. On the way to the cinema, the guy reluctantly asked her about life, hobbies and work. Alice answered in monosyllables, not wanting to go into details.

- All right, we've arrived! - Andrey said cheerfully, smoothly opening the door of his black Lada Priora, with a rusty body and bright Yandex symbols.

The guy boldly took the girl by the hand and led her along. He was as confident as if they had been dating for a long time. There were a huge number of people in the cinema, despite the fact that the film was quite banal and uninteresting.

Of course, Alice initially understood that cinema is the most common pretext. She was sincerely grateful to Andrei for giving her time to get used to this delicate situation. He knew that he had contacted a married girl, so he behaved extremely tactfully, realizing that this was a very serious step for her.

When the lights went out in the hall, a traditional advertising session began on the screen. Andrei boldly put his large hand on Alice's wet palm. Both of them looked at the screen, but their thoughts were in a completely different, more intimate place.

The young man gently caressed his excited hand. He stroked her between his fingers with feeling and periodically squeezed sharply. He seemed to send a signal to Alice about his serious intention for the night. The girl immediately squeezed his hand in response, making it clear that she had received the signal and was also ready to devote the rest of the evening and night to him.

A small shiver ran through her body. She got more and more turned on, feeling how strong fingers caress her hands and knuckles. The film started suddenly and turned out to be very dark, without pronounced brightness, rather gray and boring.

But Alice was not upset at all. Thanks to this "darkness" on the screen, it was completely impossible to see people in the hall. And even more so to understand who and what is doing ... Alice was waiting for decisive steps from Andrei. And not in vain.

Having thoroughly enjoyed her palm and tender fingers, he boldly and somehow in a businesslike way put his hand on her knee. His hand crept a little higher, pushing up her short dress impudently. Alice for some reason tried to remove his hand, although she clearly understood that she did not want to do this. On the contrary, she wanted uncontrollably to let a man's hand under her dress. As high as possible on the thigh, where she, in fact, aspired.

Looking around a little, Alice realized that people couldn't see each other clearly. She calmed down a little and slightly spread her legs, allowing the male hand to penetrate to the most intimate. Where it's hot and humid.

Andrei gently stroked the girl between her slightly spaced thighs. He noticed that Alice began to wind up, as her legs began to involuntarily move apart wider and wider ... Suddenly, he removed his hand from Alice's leg and turned to face her. Without saying a word, he imperiously took her by the back of the head, and pulling her to him, began to passionately kiss her wet, slightly parted lips.

Andrey stroked his inner thigh and excitedly slid over his companion's sensual lips. She uncertainly, but with desire, responded to his impulses. Meanwhile, a man's hand unceremoniously climbed under the dress. The girl did not resist her.

Without stopping kissing juicy lips, Andrey lustfully stroked the tubercle of female flesh through the thin fabric of his underpants. After a while, he abruptly leaned back in his chair, took Alice by the hand, and without thinking for a second, boldly put her small hand on his protruding trousers.

Alice was not at all embarrassed by this turn. She was quite excited, her wild eyes were fantastically shining with crazy lights. In these lights, sexual devils and demons have long celebrated their victory. The girl stared at the screen. But her hand, trembling in a fit of sexual intoxication, gently stroked a hard cock through thin sweatpants.

It seemed to Alice that the tense organ was about to tear the thin tissue and burst out like a devil from a snuffbox. Experiencing all-consuming sexual arousal, she suddenly felt drops of warm, sticky sweat begin to collect on her back. My mouth felt incredibly dry, as if someone had sucked out saliva. All to the last drop.

Trembling with excitement, she boldly pulled back the elastic of her pants and released a small but damn hard cock. Alice carefully squeezed it in her wet palm. Soon, unable to withstand this hellish fire, in a fit of sexual overheating, she quickly approached Andrei.

Exactly one second her parted lips were five centimeters from his face.

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