Below are the 'Chapters' in the life of many sex addicts.
Questions that can be revealing...causes from the past and present.
The below list of questions developed by P. Carnes and others is helpful in determining how far the "Rabbit Hole" goes. Test your level of Sex Addiction.
If you are experiencing any of these issues...I call the list below "Causes and Symptoms" of Sex addiction...I suggest you Click On The "Sexual Addiction Treatment" Tab Above and read the information I have written carefully.
Title: Chapters in the Life of an Sex Addict.
Chapter 1 Were you sexually abused as a child or adolescent? Chapter 2 Have you subscribed to or regularly purchased sexually explicit magazines? Chapter 3 Did your parents have trouble with sexual behavior? Chapter 4 Do you often find yourself preoccupied with sexual thoughts? Chapter 5 Do you feel that your sexual behavior is not normal? Chapter 6 Does your spouse (or significant other) ever worry or complain about your sexual behavior? Chapter 7 Do you have trouble stopping your sexual behavior when you know it is inappropriate? Chapter 8 Do you ever feel bad about your sexual behavior? Chapter 9 Has your sexual behavior ever created problems for you or your family? Chapter 10 Have you ever sought help for sexual behavior that you did not like? Chapter 11 Have you ever worried about people finding out about Your sexual activities? Chapter 12 Has anyone been hurt emotionally because of your sexual behavior? Chapter 13 Are any of your sexual activities against the law? Chapter 14 Have you made promises to yourself to quit some aspect of your sexual behavior? Chapter 15 Have you made efforts to quit a type of sexual behavior and failed? Chapter 16 Do you have to hide some aspects of your sexual behavior from others? Chapter 17 Have you attempted to stop some parts of your sexual activities? Chapter 18 Have you ever felt degraded by your sexual behavior? Chapter 19 Has sex been a way for you to escape your Problems? Chapter 20 When you have sex, do you feel depressed afterward? Chapter 21 Have you felt the need to discontinue a certain form of sexual activity? Chapter 22 Has your sexual activity interfered with your family life? Chapter 23 Have you been sexual with minors? Chapter 24 Do you feel controlled by your sexual desire? Chapter 25 Do you ever-think that your sexual desire is stronger than you are?
Notes: Unlike the objective in procedure of substance addiction, which is abstinence from use of all psychoactive ingredients, the healing objective in erectile habit is abstinence only from uncontrollable erectile behaviour with difference of healthy libido. Sexual habit procedure programs recommend that people avoid all erectile actions, which include self pleasure, for 130 to 190 days to show that they can live without sex. When they stop all sex, some sex addias document drawback symptoms similar to those skilled by drug addias. Engagement of the associate in the cure is highly suitable. In fact, the most important forecaster of backslide after procedure of erectile habit is disaster of the associate to be involved in the sex addiction cure.