Sex addiction symptoms
If you think that you or someone you know may have a problem, below are some of the most common sex addiction symptoms:
Frequently engaging in sex and doing so with multiple partners.
Being preoccupied with thoughts of sex.
Trying to cut down on your encounters but being unsuccessful in doing so.
Spending considerable time on activities related to sex such as looking for potential partners, visiting pornographic websites and frequenting venues where this type of behavior is encouraged.
Neglecting responsibilities such as work and family in pursuit of sex.
Continuing to engage in sexual behaviors despite the consequences.
Needing to increase the frequency or intensity of sexual activity in order to achieve the desired effect.
Feeling irritable when unable to engage in the desired behavior.
Putting your safety at risk just for the sake of getting a fix.