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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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Bay Area SAA Announcements

Annual Convention attendees

Please tell us if you will be attending the Convention to participate in some valuable (and easy) service opportunities. Please contact Bob L at chicadad@gmail.com.

Outer Circle Events!

Each meeting is encouraged to organize and sponsor outer circle events. Contact Sam Z. (samzabor@yahoo.com) to announce your event. An outer circle event is in the works for the A's Giants game: more info will follow.

Intergroup Visioning and Budget Meetings coming up: Consider Joining us.

At the May meeting of Intergroup, we will be conducting our annual "visioning" exercise, imagining ways in which Intergroup could do more to help our local meetings, and carry the message. Please consider attending to share ideas you may have. In June the agenda will include our annual budgeting exercise, so if you have a proposal that would involve financial support form Intergroup, please consider attending that meeting. Intergroup meeting the second Saturday of the month at 11:15, so we will be meeting May 13 for Visioning, and the June 10 meeting will include the budget discussion. Lunch will be served at the May 13 meeting.

Intergroup meets at Lutheran Church of the Cross, 1744 University Ave. Berkeley. Room 210 at 11:15 to 12:45 every second Saturday of the month.

Guided Silent Meditation Walk

There will be a one hour silent meditation walk to Dolores Park, leaving at 8:00 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer (18th and Diamond in SF), immediately following the 7:00 a.m. meeting at that location, on May 4.

Outer Circle Event

The second outer circle event, also May 4, will be at the Thursday 7:00 p.m. meeting at Shaar Zahav at 16th and Dolores in SF. The meeting that night will include three 10 minute guided meditations, followed by the rest of the meeting, and then fellowship afterwards.

New Meeting

Starting April 24: LGBT and Women's meeting. A new meeting with a weekly rotating format will begin on April 24 and will be held at 7:15p.m. weekly at the Lutheran Church of the Cross, 1744 University Ave. Berkeley. Room 210

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