However, there is no official clinical diagnosis of sex addiction, making consistent identification and treatment of this issue a little murky.Part of the challenge in defining sexual addiction is that the religious and cultural norms of our society are disregarded by many as overly restrictive.Even if you’ve been chatting to the same person for ages and you feel like you know them, you need to remember it’s very easy to lie on the internet.
She found out by accident when her computer, which she shared with her youngest son Josh, had a virus.
Sex is not a problem for most people, but it can become an issue for some.
The term is frequently used to describe the problem some people have when they act out sexually in ways they feel they cannot control, and which are detrimental to their health and relationships.
A person who engages in what he or she may consider a normal, active sex life—such as having multiple partners, or engaging in a threesome—may be viewed as suffering from sexual addiction by someone else who views the situation through the lens of different values.
Additionally, even behavioral health professionals do not agree if sexual addiction is truly an addiction or, rather, if the condition is better defined as a compulsive behavior.
Sarah had noticed that Josh had seemed less engaged with family life recently, he’d become surly and was falling behind in his schoolwork, but she had put this down to the dark tunnel of adolescence.