A Great Way To Forget
Sexual addiction makes it possible to forget about the painful realities and responsibilities of the real world. Unfortunately, sexual activities only works for a limited time making it necessary to constantly be looking for the next available opportunity to escape. Sexual addiction traps both men and women in cycles of shame and guilt until they feel helpless and hopeless.
Am I A Sex Addict?
“Sexual addiction 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.” (Patrick Carnes) Estimates say three to six percent of the population struggle with some form of sexual addiction.
Types of Sexual Addiction
- Compulsive masturbation
- Compulsive relationships
- Sexual violence
The solution? Through counseling, a sexual addict finds both a person and place where they can finally feel safe enough to face the reality they’ve been running from. I help my clients learn to use appropriate methods to deal with their pain therefore making the sexually addictive activity unnecessary and more managable.