David Duchovny, who plays a sex-obses...

David Duchovny, who plays a sex-obsessed character on TV, enter...

There are 38 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Aug 28, 2008, titled David Duchovny, who plays a sex-obsessed character on TV, enter.... In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

David Duchovny has entered a rehabilitation facility for sex addiction. In a statement released Thursday by his lawyer, Stanton Stein, the actor said he did so voluntarily, adding: "I ask for respect and ...

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Northumberland, PA

#35 Aug 29, 2008
So now he gets to spend 30 days talking about it?

Argyle, FL

#36 Aug 29, 2008
Venus Envy wrote:
What's next? We find out his lovers are all aliens?
Yep, The aliens made him do it for an experiment.lol

South River, NJ

#37 Aug 29, 2008
it sounds like "fed up" is trying to justify his own sex addiction...

Seymour, CT

#38 Aug 29, 2008
Great place to pick up chicks.

Roseland, NJ

#39 Aug 29, 2008
Mac wrote:
Great place to pick up chicks.
actually, thats true. I have heard stories of meetings for sex addicts (kind of like AA meetings), where after the meeting, they all just go to a motel and bang each other.

Oxford, CT

#40 Aug 29, 2008
ok why was my post removed, all i said was who cares as long as he isnt cheating or downloading kiddie porn,most women would love a sex craved middle aged man his age

“Undulation Mania!”

Since: Dec 06

United States

#41 Aug 29, 2008
Fed Up wrote:
My last paragraph states sex addicts still have to suffer the concequences of their behavior. I absolve no one of having to atone for their actions. Sex addiction is no more an excuise than alcoholism or drug addiction.
There is a huge difference in having a healthy active sex drive and an addiction someone can't control theirself. Like other addictions it is self destructive. The tragic thing about all addictions they are also destructive to others. Often the only way an addict is willing to get help is after he or she has destroyed their life and is suffereing the just deserved concequences.
Pardon me if I am trying to shed some light on this addictive destructive behavior. And I am far from a psycho-babbling enabeler. Anyone familiar with 12 step programs knows the addict has to admit to theirselves first and then to others their behavior and make no excuses about it.
I am not defending Mr. Duchovney nor trying to make excuises for him. I am talking about sex addiction in general. And from the comments on this forum it seems that knowledge about this subject is still in the dark ages. I will be one of the first people to step up and say "if you do the crime you do the time".
Why even bother trying to explain something to these perfect, narrow-minded people... Some people will never understand an issue unless they experience it themselves, and even then I wouldn't hold my breath.

I understand what you're saying about this addiction. I don't know a lot about it, but I have read a little about it. It's just like any other addiction whether it's shoplifting, uncontrolled spending, gambling etc... A lot addicts don't even realize they have a problem... It's noticed more by the people around them... family, friends, co-workers.

I'm happy that David D. and Lea T. have a strong enough marriage that his wife is able to understand it's a serious problem and stand by him and be supportive. I just hope the rehab helps, because just like any other addiction, it's very unlikely she will be able to stand beside him forever if he doesn't help himself.

Glastonbury, CT

#42 Aug 29, 2008
Good for him - I'd get all I could too if i was a hollywood movie star.
Ugly Wives

United States

#43 Aug 29, 2008
Smiley wrote:
This is "world wide news"?????? Some TV phony making the MC's headlines????Who cares about these "creeps"???? No wonder the newspaper industry is dying.
Yeah and I bet you are a winner,huh? No sex for you.
Does he have to cover his head or yours? Envy.

Storrs Mansfield, CT

#44 Aug 29, 2008
What sort of treatment will take the lead out of his pencil?

New Britain, CT

#45 Aug 30, 2008
Goomba wrote:
What sort of treatment will take the lead out of his pencil?
Looking at naked pictures of Rosie O'Donnell!
BJ Clinton

Santa Ana, CA

#46 Aug 30, 2008
Mac wrote:
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Looking at naked pictures of Rosie O'Donnell!
Just reading this has taken the lead from my pencil. Thanks for nothing!

Crestview, FL

#47 Aug 30, 2008
George North Port Fl wrote:
George from MA you got it right... Its probably a publicity Stunt..I love movies but when I hear about the personal lives of most actors I get sick..So whether he is a sex addict or a liar its just mor garbage coming out of Hollywood...
Yep, When their carrers start to bottom out,They come up with some BS like this to turn the attention back to themselves.

Crestview, FL

#49 Aug 30, 2008
Sorry,,,Career"s. lol. Finger Slipped :)
Easy On The Eyes

Sacramento, CA

#50 Aug 30, 2008
BJ Clinton wrote:
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Just reading this has taken the lead from my pencil. Thanks for nothing!
Who cares, it is NOT a treatable addiction.

Hampton, VA

#51 Aug 30, 2008
Sexual Addiction is real and nothing to be snickered about. It is no more about sex than alcohol addiction is about alcohol.

I suggest that some of you do research on the topic.
McCain iScum Cheater


#52 Aug 30, 2008
Rosie O'Donnell is Hot. I crave to smell her body scents.

New Britain, CT

#54 Aug 30, 2008
McCain iScum Cheater wrote:
Rosie O'Donnell is Hot. I crave to smell her body scents.
Maybe you should be the VP pick.

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