Why Is Sex Addiction A Serious Problem In Relationships?

Sex addiction has become a very serious issue in our society today. With the availability of pornography which can be gotten quite easily through online streaming platforms, the problem of sex addiction has escalated quite quickly.

Sex addiction is currently very difficult to control as no concrete study has been made to curtail the effect of this serious mental health disorder.

There have been stories of both men and women who have gone down the road of consuming high amounts of sexually oriented videos, online dating sites, and smartphone addiction that has combined to cause serious issues with adults, teenagers who have gone down the dark road of sex addiction.

Sex addiction is prevalent in many communities around the world and has caused families, relationships, and marriages to break up due to the damaging effects of cheating largely as a result of a sex addict who could not control his impulse.

Research has been made on sex addiction and the results proved that sex addiction has damaged the minds, souls, and bodies of these victims.

Teenagers as well find it hard to control their sexual behaviors, as, during that stage of their lives, there is the possibility of them exploring their sexual adventures, so as a result, they watch a high amount of pornography which can be very damaging to their social lives and this can negatively affect their performance at school.

It has been regarded that sex addiction in women is much higher than in men, but the stigma surrounding women on sex addiction is much higher than those of men.

However, sex addiction is an equal opportunity disorder as it does not select who it needs to affect but it happens to many people regardless of gender, religion, or nationality.

People may call sex addicts weird, pedophiles, prostitutes, and this could be very damaging to the mental health of the victim.

Sex addiction is not a special ailment as it affects ordinary people.

Symptoms of sex addiction include compulsive searching for prostitutes to have sex with, addiction to pornography, engaging in a high amount of destructive sexual activity with multiple partners.

Just like an alcoholic is addicted to drinking, a sex addict also experiences sober moments and has a form of guilt after engaging in a sexual activity.

Most sex addicts usually have been sexually abused at a young age leading to the wants and desires to have sex on a very consistent basis.

Sex addiction also involves unprotected sex with different partners and it is damaging and destructive.

Masturbation is also a very prevalent activity that is common with sex addicts.

Most sex addicts usually feel a sense of loneliness, worthlessness, and suicidal ideations, this is common among them.

A solid support system is absolutely important for the person in order to get adequate treatment and help.

Attending sex addiction support groups is a vital step towards the healing process as you get the feeling that you are not alone.

Sex addicts during the recovery process have the possibility of going on to live very happy and fulfilling lives as they begin to respond positively to treatment.

Thus, a change of lifestyle and shift in mindset is important to fully overcome and recover and then the journey to a very successful life will begin.

Are you currently struggling with sex addiction and you need something more in your life?

Call or text +2348074081604, +2349015435251 to speak with a counselor.

Published by Dr. Charles Ituah

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