My Strange Addiction

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  • TV-PG
  • 2010
  • 6 Seasons
  • 5.7  (1,015)

My Strange Addiction is a show aired on The Learning Channel that showcasing people who suffer from unusual, often unheard of addictions. The show goes back in time as the individuals discuss when the addiction started, and how it has evolved overtime. During the show the addicts visit a psychological expert to help determine what is causing the addiction and how to overcome it. Often, the addictions these people are suffering from are often detrimental to their health in some way, but usually they are in denial and do not realize this. An example of this is a woman who was addicted to tape. Tape contains glue and harmful chemicals, and the woman was chewing many many pieces of tape each day is if it were gum. The woman started suffering from physical symptoms from her tape eating, such as headaches. Her mother tries to tell her of the health risks associated with her addiction, bur she brushes her off in disbelief. All of this changes when she visits the psychological expert and doctor who tell her of the health risk associated with the glue and chemicals in the tape she was chewing. After this she began trying to overcome her addiction to tape, and instead turns to chewing other, safer things, such as gum. Currently, 3 seasons have been aired of My Strange Addiction, and Season 4 is set to begin in fall of 2012. Other addictions that have been shown on the show include an addiction to cat food and an addiction to the smell of mothballs.

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Top 10 Most Shocking
7. Top 10 Most Shocking
February 4, 2015
In this special episode of My Strange Addiction, we count down the ten most shocking addictions ever featured on the series and provide updates.
Grandma Lover/Addicted to Being Madonna
6. Grandma Lover/Addicted to Being Madonna
January 28, 2015
Profiling Kyle, 31, who exclusively dates women over the age of 65 and Adam who is intent upon becoming Madonna.
Addicted to Psychics/Addicted to Body Casting
5. Addicted to Psychics/Addicted to Body Casting
January 21, 2015
This episode of My Strange Addiction profiles Kevin who constantly covers his body in plaster casts even though he is not injured and Melissa who is incapable of making a decision without a consulting a psychic.
Addicted to Air Freshener/Long Neck Woman
4. Addicted to Air Freshener/Long Neck Woman
January 21, 2015
Featuring Evelyn, who consumes air freshener every day, and Sydney, who is obsessed with having the world's longest neck.
Addicted to Being Pamela Anderson
3. Addicted to Being Pamela Anderson
January 14, 2015
Carolyn Anderson, a 29 year-old women from the UK, is addicted to transforming herself into Baywatch beauty Pamela Anderson.
Eats Bricks/Married to a Carnival Ride
2. Eats Bricks/Married to a Carnival Ride
January 14, 2015
For the past three years, 56-year-old Linda has been happily married to Bruce, a 70-foot carnival ride. Patrice is also happily married and showcases her addiction for eating brick. In 12 years, she has consumed about half a ton of bricks.
Men in Doll Suits
1. Men in Doll Suits
January 7, 2015
Men who dress up in secret are going public for the first time at rubber doll rendezvous. This is an insider's look into the world of female maskers: men who dress in rubber suits and masks to look like life-sized, shapely female dolls.
My Strange Addiction
My Strange Addiction

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My Strange Addiction is a show aired on The Learning Channel that showcasing people who suffer from unusual, often unheard of addictions. The show goes back in time as the individuals discuss when the addiction started, and how it has evolved overtime. During the show the addicts visit a psychological expert to help determine what is causing the addiction and how to overcome it.

Often, the addictions these people are suffering from are often detrimental to their health in some way, but usually they are in denial and do not realize this.

An example of this is a woman who was addicted to tape. Tape contains glue and harmful chemicals, and the woman was chewing many many pieces of tape each day is if it were gum. The woman started suffering from physical symptoms from her tape eating, such as headaches. Her mother tries to tell her of the health risks associated with her addiction, bur she brushes her off in disbelief. All of this changes when she visits the psychological expert and doctor who tell her of the health risk associated with the glue and chemicals in the tape she was chewing. After this she began trying to overcome her addiction to tape, and instead turns to chewing other, safer things, such as gum.

Currently, 3 seasons have been aired of My Strange Addiction, and Season 4 is set to begin in fall of 2012. Other addictions that have been shown on the show include an addiction to cat food and an addiction to the smell of mothballs.My Strange Addiction is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (53 episodes). The series first aired on December 29, 2010.

Where to Watch My Strange Addiction

My Strange Addiction is available for streaming on the TLC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch My Strange Addiction on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, TLC, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    December 29, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    5.7  (1,015)