It decreases stress and boosts your mood. Not only that, but it improves your heart health and decreases your risk of developing certain cancers. And sex addiction negatively impacts your relationships and decrease the quality of your life. But what sex addiction signs should you be on the lookout for?
By Jessica Lanyadoo. Hi Jessica,. I recently found out that the love of my life and father of my child is a sex addict and has been texting, emailing, and hooking up with people for years. He says sex addiction has made him feel trapped in guilt and shame but that he felt powerless to change it until he was caught. Am I crazy for trying to keep our relationship and help him emerge from the other side of this addiction? Brave, but not crazy.
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Talk to us. The individual often cannot stop the sexual behavior for any great length of time by themselves. This is different for every sex addict but generally speaking there are biological, psychological, and spiritual reasons. The following is a short explanation of each reason why someone can become a sex addict. The biological addict is someone who has conditioned their body to receive endorphins and enkephlines brain chemicals primarily through reinforcing a fantasy state with the ejaculation that provides these chemicals to their brain.