Sex addiction is characterized by compulsive sexual behavior that becomes unmanageable and negatively impacts a person’s life. It differs from healthy sexual desire in that it becomes a harmful obsession, often leading to negative consequences in various aspects of one’s life.
Yes, sex addiction is recognized as a real and treatable condition by mental health professionals. It is often referred to as “hypersexual disorder” in clinical settings.
Signs of sex addiction can include an inability to control sexual urges, preoccupation with sexual thoughts, engaging in risky sexual behaviors, and neglecting other responsibilities due to sexual activities. If these signs resonate with you or someone you know, seeking help is advisable. Please view our “Do you have a problem?” page.
Yes, sex addiction can affect anyone, irrespective of gender, age, or background. It does not discriminate, and individuals from all walks of life can struggle with it.
There are various resources available, including support groups, therapy, counseling, and educational programs. Our ministry provides a safe space for individuals to seek help and support.
Yes, recovery from sex addiction is possible. With the right support, therapy, and dedication to change, individuals can regain control of their lives and build healthier relationships.
Supporting a loved one involves listening without judgment, encouraging them to seek professional help, and offering your unwavering support throughout their journey to recovery.
Spirituality can be a valuable source of strength and guidance for individuals in recovery. It can help provide a sense of purpose and connection as they work towards healing.
Techniques such as mindfulness, self-care, and cognitive-behavioral strategies can be effective in managing cravings and urges. Therapy can also provide valuable tools for managing these challenges.
You can get involved by attending our meetings, volunteering, or sharing your story to inspire and support others. We welcome anyone who wants to make a positive difference in the lives of those affected by sex addiction.