Those who show signs of sex addiction may suffer from depression and/or anxiety which can result in a variety of mental and physical issues.
So how do you stop sex addiction?
Firstly, we need to try and understand what it is.
What is Sex Addiction?
Sex Addiction Signs
- Excessive masturbation.
- Preoccupied with sexual thoughts that interfere with daily life, tasks, productivity and work performance.
- Noticing that you are planning when to act out, i.e. engaging in sexual activity.
- Spending money to support your sexual needs, i.e., chat sights, phone sex, visiting sex workers.
- Visiting hook up sights to meet for casual sex with strangers and also visiting swingers’ clubs.
- Financial strain.
- Engaging in sex with strangers including couples or multiple partners.
- Pursuing inappropriate sexual activities despite the risks.
- Having a constant urge for sex leading to feelings of regret, anxiety, depression and shame.
- Engaging in gay sexual activities although identifying as being straight.
- Lying and hiding sexual behaviours from family members and those close to you.
- Inability to stop or manage the behaviours
- Turning to alcohol/drugs or both to enhance sexual feelings.
- Find that intimacy with their partner becoming more difficult.
- Difficulties with keeping an erection and/or climaxing.