Like drugs, sexual behaviors trigger chemical changes in the brain.
After a three-year acting hiatus, Gosling starred in the marital drama Blue Valentine (2010), earning him a second Golden Globe Award nomination.
The result is tolerance, physical dependence, and withdrawal.
Sexual addiction is characterized by unconscious or ritualized behaviors that precede the actual act.
He became particularly close friends with Timberlake and they lived together for six months during the second year of the show.
Timberlake's mother became Gosling's legal guardian after his mother returned to Canada for work reasons.