Diagnosed female nymphomaniac, aged 25, reveals how often she would have sex amid addiction

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By James Kay

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A woman who was a diagnosed nymphomaniac has candidly shared how often she would have sex at the height of her addiction.

Nymphomania, also known as hypersexuality, is characterized by an uncontrollable or excessive sexual desire.

While it is a relatively rare disorder, affecting an estimated three to ten percent of the U.S. population, one woman has chosen to shed light on her journey through a Reddit post.

Nymphomania is the excessive desire for sexual encounters. Credit: Oleksandr Sharkov/Getty

The woman, diagnosed last year, revealed that she has been undergoing therapy and establishing personal boundaries for the past six months.

In her Reddit post, she invited users to ask her questions about living with nymphomania.

She wrote: "Hey, a little over a year ago I (25f) begun therapy and was diagnosed as a nymphomaniac."

"It's been a few days past the 6 months mark of staying between the boundaries I've set up for myself (with great help from my therapist) and I decided to post this AMA both to allow myself to reflect about my situation and journey thus far and to bring awareness to this situation," she went on to say in the post.

The Redditor admitted to having sex multiple times a week. Credit: Tom Merton/Getty

When asked about the boundaries she has set for herself, she explained: "The boundaries include setting up a defined time for masturbation and only doing so at home, only having sex after I've taken a period to contemplate its possible effects on my life, ideally only within a romantic relationship, quitting porn completely, realizing what causes my sexual urges as they often are caused due to other mental issues I'm going through and instead rewarding it by acting on said urges, to focus on the cause (anxiety, depression, insecurities, stress, etc)."

She recounted that there was a period in her life when she engaged in sexual activities several times a week and masturbated multiple times a day.

"For the most part it was at least 4-5 times a day," she said. "I would do it as soon as I wake up (sometimes I'd start in my sleep even) and would often end up being late for work because I just kept going."

She admitted that her urges were so strong that she sometimes engaged in these activities on her way to work or even at work. She added that "an hour doesn't go by" without her thinking about sex.

In response to a question about when she realized something might be wrong, she mentioned that she began to notice her unusual sexual urges around the age of 22 or 23.


"I never saw sex as an addiction until my therapist pointed it out, then it was extremely obvious," she shared.

When questioned about whether she enjoyed her sexual encounters or whether she did them out of necessity, she replied: "I enjoy them, a lot, I love sex and I know my body very well, I just wish to make my relationship with my sexuality healthier so it doesn't affect my life and mental health so badly."

Featured image credit: Oleksandr Sharkov/Getty

Diagnosed female nymphomaniac, aged 25, reveals how often she would have sex amid addiction

vt-author-image

By James Kay

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A woman who was a diagnosed nymphomaniac has candidly shared how often she would have sex at the height of her addiction.

Nymphomania, also known as hypersexuality, is characterized by an uncontrollable or excessive sexual desire.

While it is a relatively rare disorder, affecting an estimated three to ten percent of the U.S. population, one woman has chosen to shed light on her journey through a Reddit post.

Nymphomania is the excessive desire for sexual encounters. Credit: Oleksandr Sharkov/Getty

The woman, diagnosed last year, revealed that she has been undergoing therapy and establishing personal boundaries for the past six months.

In her Reddit post, she invited users to ask her questions about living with nymphomania.

She wrote: "Hey, a little over a year ago I (25f) begun therapy and was diagnosed as a nymphomaniac."

"It's been a few days past the 6 months mark of staying between the boundaries I've set up for myself (with great help from my therapist) and I decided to post this AMA both to allow myself to reflect about my situation and journey thus far and to bring awareness to this situation," she went on to say in the post.

The Redditor admitted to having sex multiple times a week. Credit: Tom Merton/Getty

When asked about the boundaries she has set for herself, she explained: "The boundaries include setting up a defined time for masturbation and only doing so at home, only having sex after I've taken a period to contemplate its possible effects on my life, ideally only within a romantic relationship, quitting porn completely, realizing what causes my sexual urges as they often are caused due to other mental issues I'm going through and instead rewarding it by acting on said urges, to focus on the cause (anxiety, depression, insecurities, stress, etc)."

She recounted that there was a period in her life when she engaged in sexual activities several times a week and masturbated multiple times a day.

"For the most part it was at least 4-5 times a day," she said. "I would do it as soon as I wake up (sometimes I'd start in my sleep even) and would often end up being late for work because I just kept going."

She admitted that her urges were so strong that she sometimes engaged in these activities on her way to work or even at work. She added that "an hour doesn't go by" without her thinking about sex.

In response to a question about when she realized something might be wrong, she mentioned that she began to notice her unusual sexual urges around the age of 22 or 23.


"I never saw sex as an addiction until my therapist pointed it out, then it was extremely obvious," she shared.

When questioned about whether she enjoyed her sexual encounters or whether she did them out of necessity, she replied: "I enjoy them, a lot, I love sex and I know my body very well, I just wish to make my relationship with my sexuality healthier so it doesn't affect my life and mental health so badly."

Featured image credit: Oleksandr Sharkov/Getty