GETTING HELP FOR SEX ADDICTION
What is sexual addiction and how do I get sex addiction treatment? Sex addiction can be defined as the compulsive use of sex to deal with uncomfortable feelings and moods. The behavior, besides the immediate sexual gratification, leaves the person feeling guilty and shameful, and compounds itself with consequences and unmanageability in the person’s life. Often, the person engaging in the compulsive sex gains little satisfaction in the long run from the behavior. They often feel lonely, depressed and out of control, which in turn leads them back to the compulsive sex to “feel better”.
How Do I Know if I’m a Sex Addict?
These are the top ten warning signs of sexual addiction. They have been put together by Dr. Patrick Carnes, one of the world’s leading experts in sexual addiction. Here are some questions to ask yourself if think you may have a problem with sexual addiction: