Here are ten characteristics that can indicate sex addiction:
- Uncontrollable sexual behaviour;
- Considerable consequences caused by sexual behaviour;
- Not be able to stop despite these considerable consequences;
- Persistently pursue self-damaging behaviour or behaviour that carries with it big risks.
- A continuous wish or attempt to limit the sexual behaviour;
- Sexual obsession and fantasizing are a primary survival strategy;
- A need to practice sexual behaviors more and/or more often, because the current level is not enough.
- Spend abnormal amounts of time to get or have sex or to recuperate from the sexual experiences.
- Neglect of important activities in the field of work, relations, home front and daily pastime because of sex.