The following are a series of statements from SRA members that describe their feelings and behaviors around the addiction. Do these statements apply to you? Check "yes" or "no." Be honest with yourself.

Yes    No
___ ___ I think about sex or romantic relationships most of the time.
___ ___ I often feel shame, regret or remorse after sexual fantasy or behavior.
___ ___ I want to stop masturbating but I can't.
___ ___ I have difficulty staying monogamous in a relationship.
___ ___ I break promises to myself to stop my unwanted sexual behavior.
___ ___ My sexual behavior isolates me from my friends, family, etc.
___ ___ My obsession with pornography interferes with my real relationships.
___ ___ I obsessively sexualize people on the street.
___ ___ I put myself at risk of sexually- transmitted diseases.
___ ___ I've been afraid of my "double life" and sexual secrets being discovered.
___ ___ I've spent a great deal of time or money on sex.
___ ___ I have felt compelled to seek new sexual or romantic highs.
___ ___ My sexual behavior has put me in dangerous situations.
___ ___ I have hurt myself or others as a result of my sexual behavior.
___ ___ I have engaged in any of the following: voyeurism; exhibitionism; anonymous sex; phone sex; trading for sex; paying for or being paid for sex; abusive sex.
___ ___ I have been unable to say no to other people's sexual advances.
___ ___ I have risked or lost my job because of my sexual behavior.
___ ___ I feel empty when not in a sexual or romantic relationship.
___ ___ I feel sex is my most important need.
___ ___ I am obsessed with romantic possibilities.
___ ___ I flirt even when I don't mean to.
___ ___ I obsess about a specific person or act even though it may be painful.
___ ___ I confuse sex with love.
___ ___ My sexual behavior has made my life unmanageable.

Sex addiction is a self-diagnosed disease. The above statements are an aid to help you decide if you are addicted. If you have related to any of these statements, SRA may be a place where you can find help. You are not alone.