The truth is that, if it’s ruining your life, it’s an addiction.
In the case of sex addiction, it’s all a matter of degree. Someone who isn’t a sex addict can go a long period of time without sex. Whether they’re in between relationships, away from their partner, or are dealing with a serious illness, they can abstain from sex without any issues. For a sex addict, that’s a feat that’s unthinkable.
Sex addiction can take on many forms, including porn addiction.
Here are some of the most common:
Online Porn addiction
This can escalate into more explicit and/or violent porn, as well as gay porn and even child pornography.
A by-product of other sexual addictions. Masturbation addiction is an addiction to the high that an orgasm provides.
Online hookups/Cam Girls
This is another next step for porn addicts. They provide a “real” woman and even some semblance of a relationship (though it doesn’t provide the closeness and satisfaction of real intimacy).
Strip clubs and/or massage parlors
This is often a next step for porn addicts, when they want to see real people.
This is a result of sex addiction. When you are caught up in the addiction, you become desensitized to a normal sexual relationship. This causes you to look elsewhere for satisfaction and fulfillment.Read more about Sex Addiction