“Am I A Sex Addict?”
This is a question I am often asked when someone is struggling with sexual behavior.
If sex has become a problem or you have had some consequences because of your sexual behavior, then you may be asking yourself this same question.
Many people have questions about their sexual behavior, especially if it has become problematic. You are not alone.
After you finish reading this page, you will have a good understanding if you are struggling with sex addiction.
When assessing for sex addiction, certified sex addiction therapists usually look at three significant factors.
- Efforts To Stop
First look at the consequences.
Be as honest as you can, even if it’s painful, about the consequences you face. This is how you can see the signs of sex addiction in your life.
- Have you continued destructive sexual behavior despite the obvious consequences?
- Have you lost a job or frequently experience lost productivity because of your sexual behavior?
- Are you continuing with acting out despite its impact on your relationships?
- Are you repeatedly putting essential aspects of your life at risk because of your sexual choices?