Sex addiction comes in many forms. The most widely known is compulsive sexual behavior. What compulsive sexual behavior is, is an obsession with sexual thoughts, urges, or behaviors that may cause distress to you, or that may negatively affect your job, relationships, or health. This compulsive behavior is often enjoyable by the person who is having the constant urges, which causes it to become an obsession. Just like any kind of obsession, compulsive sexual behavior can over take an individual’s entire life. In turn damaging self-esteem, relationships, careers, family, and other people.

If you are worried you may be experiencing compulsive sexual behavior, we encourage you to contact us immediately. Although the follow through actions of these compulsive urges, may feel satisfying, they are ultimately damaging to your life, and your livelihood. Here are some of the warning signs that you might be experiencing compulsive sexual behavior:

  1. Your sexual impulses are intense and beyond your control.
  2. You are driven to complete certain sexual acts, even though they do not bring you pleasure or satisfaction.
  3. You use sexual acts as a way to forget about your current problems (i.e- depression, aniety, stress, loneliness, or helplessness)
  4. You complete sexual acts regardless of their health consequences (i.e- passing sexually transmitted diseases, lack of protection)
  5. You complete sexual acts regardless of their social consequences (i.e- loss of important relationships, loss of job, legal problems)
  6. You are unable to maintain emotional closeness with a significant other

Sex Addiction Treatment Services is dedicated to helping you manage your compulsive sexual behavior. Our goal is not just to treat you, but to also help you understand how to better manage your future urges, if more may come post treatment. Give us a call today, to find out how we can help you get your life back.