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Are You a Sex Addict?

Do you think you or a loved one may have a sexual addiction? Sex addictions affect millions of Americans and are best treated as early as possible to treat its destructive side effects. If you think you or a loved one you know may have a sex addiction, take the following self-help quiz to find out if they are displaying the common symptoms of a sex addict. This test is only for informational purposes and should be not used as a substitute for a professional evaluation.

Self Assessment Test:
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1. Has your sexual behavior gotten so out of hand that it has caused you to seek professional assistance?
2. Specifically, is it hard for you to distance yourself from the common routine of viewing sexually related websites?
3. Has your habit of viewing pornography gotten out of hand and caused problems in your life?
4. Do you masturbate so often that you risk impairing your health and relationships?
5. Do you find yourself attempting to hide your sexual behavior from close family and friends?
6. Do you struggle financially as a result of your sexual activity?
7. Have you continually put a strain on your past relationships by engaging in sexual activity with others?
8. Does the idea of engaging in sexual activity and getting caught excite you in any particular way?
9. In the past, have you made a commitment to stop a specific sexual habit and failed to honor that commitment?
10. Does your professional life take a hit because of your sex life?
11. Are your sexual activities putting a strain on your personal relationships with family and friends?
12. Have people expressed to you that your sexual activity is extreme and unacceptable?
13. Do you occasionally search for or have anonymous sexual encounters with other people?
14. Do you feel the need to participate in sexual activity despite of the fact that it is damaging to you?
15. Would you consider your sex life over the top, out of control, or wrong?
16. Do your sexual behaviors consistently put your health in jeopardy?
17. Does the fact that you engage in sexual acts leave you feeling apprehensive, blameworthy or humiliated in any way?
18. Is the possibility of getting arrested or having legal problems an issue related to your sexual behavior?
19. Do you make a point of searching for those businesses that are related to sex? (websites, phone lines, escort services)
20. Do you daydream about sex so often that it distracts you from the rest of your life?
21. Do you feel down on your luck or unhappy about your sexual behavior?
22. In the past, have you attempted to eliminate a certain sexual behavior and been unable to?
This test is only for informational purposes and should not be used as a substitute for a professional evaluation.

 

[/vc_column_text]If you scored 0 on the test

Possibility of Sex Addiction: Not Likely

Although there is no concern for troublesome sexual behavior, you can always learn more about improving your sexual relationships while promoting a wholesome lifestyle.

At this time, there is no cause for concern as it relates to your sexual behavior or activities. If you would like additional information concerning sexual addiction, please browse our site www.treatment4addiction.com. Here you can learn more about how certain sexual behaviors can negatively affect the relationships that you have with family and friends as well as your overall welfare. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding sexual addiction as this test is not all-encompassing.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those sexual activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat sexual tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your sexual behaviors are a problem and if there are, whether you are ready to seek professional help.[/vc_column_text]If you scored 1-4 on the test

Possibility of Sex Addiction: Minimal

We suggest that, at this point, you begin to observe and examine if your sexual activities are having an adverse effect on your life and on those you are closest to.

Based on the answers that you provided in the assessment, there is some concern that you may be participating in extreme and addicting sexual behaviors. In the future, these habits could turn into a more serious concern, but based on the answers that you provided, the extent of your problem is not clear. If you are still not sure about possible addictions, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be troublesome addictions. It may also be wise to meet with a trusted sexual addiction professional to become better educated about how best to avoid these types of behaviors. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding sexual addiction as this test is not all-encompassing, therefore, you may want to seek out more information.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those sexual activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat sexual tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your sexual behaviors are a problem and if there are, whether you are ready to seek professional help.[/vc_column_text]If you scored 5-9 on the test

Possibility of Sex Addiction: Modest

You should begin to examine how your sexual behaviors are influencing the lives of those closest to you and your relationship with them. Investigate the advantages of conquering these addictions and ways that you can reduce the problems associated with them. Also, explore talking to an experienced sexual addiction treatment professional.

Based on the answers that you provided in the assessment, there is a moderate concern that you may be participating in extreme and addicting sexual behaviors. In the future, these habits could turn into a more serious concern, but based on the answers that you provided, the extent of your problem is not entirely clear. If you are still not sure about possible addictions, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be troublesome addictions. It may also be wise to meet with a trusted sexual addiction professional to become better educated about how best to avoid these types of behaviors. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding sexual addiction as this test is not all-encompassing, therefore, you may want to seek out more information.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those sexual activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat sexual tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your sexual behaviors are a problem and if there are, whether you are ready to seek professional help.[/vc_column_text]If you scored 10 or above on the test

Possibility of Sex Addiction: Alarming

You should begin to examine how your sexual behaviors are influencing the lives of those closest to you and your relationship with them. Investigate the advantages of conquering these addictions and ways that you can reduce the problems associated with them. Also, explore talking to an experienced sexual addiction treatment professional. If you are participating in sexual activities that could be deemed illegal, we highly suggest that you consider steering clear of these types of activities and think about the potential harm this activity could have on yourself and those closest to you.

Based on the answers that you provided in the assessment, there is an alarming concern that you may be participating in extreme and addicting sexual behaviors. In the future, these habits could turn into a more serious concern, but based on the answers that you provided, the extent of your problem is not entirely clear. If you are still not sure about possible addictions, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be troublesome addictions. It may also be wise to meet with a trusted sexual addiction professional to become better educated about how best to avoid these types of behaviors. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding sexual addiction as this test is not all-encompassing, therefore, you may want to seek out more information.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those sexual activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat sexual tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your sexual behaviors are a problem and if there are, whether you are ready to seek professional help.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]