Sexual addiction (SA) is defined as any sexually-related, compulsive behavior which interferes with normal living and causes severe stress on family, friends, loved ones, and one's work environment. Sexual addiction has been called sexual dependency and sexual compulsivity. By any name, it is a compulsive behavior that completely dominates the addict's life. Sexual addicts make sex a priority more important than family, friends, and work.
Are you finding that your secretive behavior is causing you great angst and seems to be spiraling out of control? Have you tried to deny that it is a problem and you have even told yourself that you are not hurting anyone?Have you tried hundreds of times to stop to no avail???
Sex becomes the organizing principle of addict's lives. They are willing to sacrifice what they cherish most in order to preserve and continue their unhealthy behavior.
You are spending more and more time away from loved ones to pursue your guilty pleasure. You make up lies, say you have to work late, find excuses not to go to the kids games or tell your spouse that
you have a little more work to do on the computer before you come to bed.
Here are the facts about sexual addiction:
I will introduce you to The Recovery Kit designed by Dr. Patrick Carnes. It will help show you what you
need to do to get clean and live the life that you deserve. You will be expected to participate in
exercises that will help you to heal your past wounds and create a new sense of self esteem.
This kit will supplement your therapy and the 12 Step Groups that you will be attending.
Wondering if this is your issue? Find out!