What is sex addiction?

I’m sure you’ve all heard of sex addiction a couple times before, here is a little more information about sexual addiction!

Sex addiction is a progressive intimacy disorder characterized by compulsive sexual thoughts and acts despite negative consequences. Sexual addiction is also known as hypersexual disorder.

Eventually sexual desires become more important than family, career, and even personal health and safety. The more a sex addict becomes more preoccupied with sex, the more they want it more and it takes more of their time and energy. Sex addicts can begin to act out on their desires which can put them in a lot of danger because it can come between marriages, relationships, family members and even make one spend excessive amounts of money of watching pornography.

There are different types of sex addiction, compulsive masturbation, anonymous sex, obsessive dating, compulsive use of pornography, risky or unsafe sex, cyybersex and more.


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