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Am I a Sex Addict?

A Useful Tool for Self-Assessment

Answer these twelve questions to assess whether you may have a problem with sexual addiction.
  1. Do you keep secrets about your sexual or romantic activities from those important to you? Do you lead a double life?
       Yes    No
  2. Have your needs driven you to have sex in places or situations or with people you would not normally choose?
       Yes    No
  3. Do you find yourself looking for sexually arousing articles or scenes in newspapers, magazines, or other media?
       Yes    No
  4. Do you find that romantic or sexual fantasies interfere with your relationships or are preventing you from facing problems?
       Yes    No
  5. Do you frequently want to get away from a sex partner after having sex? Do you frequently feel remorse, shame, or guilt after a sexual encounter?
       Yes    No
  6. Do you feel shame about your body or your sexuality, such that you avoid touching your body or engaging in sexual relationships? Do you fear that you have no sexual feelings, that you are asexual?
       Yes    No
  7. Does each new relationship continue to have the same destructive patterns which prompted you to leave the last relationship?
       Yes    No
  8. Is it taking more variety and frequency of sexual and romantic activities than previously to bring the same levels of excitement and relief?
       Yes    No
  9. Have you ever been arrested or are you in danger of being arrested because of your practices of voyeurism, exhibitionism, prostitution, sex with minors, indecent phone calls, etc.?
       Yes    No
  10. Does your pursuit of sex or romantic relationships interfere with your spiritual beliefs or development?
       Yes    No
  11. Do your sexual activities include the risk, threat, or reality of disease, pregnancy, coercion, or violence?
       Yes    No
  12. Has your sexual or romantic behavior ever left you feeling hopeless, alienated from others, or suicidal?
       Yes    No
Reprinted from the pamphlet "Sex Addicts Anonymous," ISO of SAA, Inc. Note: Anonymity is important to us. No personal or identifying information is collected.

 

 

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