Sex Addiction

Sex addictionSex is natural and healthy, but for some an uncontrollable desire for sex can lead to health and relationship difficulties. Sex addiction commonly happens to people who are addicted to other things as well, however this isn't always the case. Some only have problems with sex addiction. Symptoms range from having unsafe sex with multiple, anonymous partners to frequent and excessive masturbation. Treatments will vary, but psychotherapy and counseling are effective at helping break an addiction to sex however it may manifest itself.

Symptoms of Sex Addiction

The signs and symptoms of sex addiction will vary from person to person, but here are some of the basic ones you can easily recognize:

  • Unsafe Sex - If you practice unsafe sex frequently
  • Multiple Partners - Unsafe sex with multiple partners
  • Anonymous Sexual Partners
  • Frequent Masturbation - Masturbation that is excessive (multiple times per day)
  • Public Exposure - If you feel the need to expose yourself publicly

Treatment for Sex Addiction

Sex addiction is defined as long term or compulsive sexual behavior that has a destructive effects on the life of people affected by this disorder. Sleeping with many different people, including strangers, is one sign that an addiction to sex may be a problem. Treatment for an addiction to sex is similar to treatments for other addictions, but there are some differences. At GoMentor.com, we understand that, which is why we have partner therapists who specialize in treating sex addiction. Getting help as a sex addict does not have to be a traumatic experience. With guided, online therapy through GoMentor 24/7 your problems with sex addiction can be confronted as you are given help to start taking back control of your life. Treating sexual addiction does not have to be a difficult and troublesome process.

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