Similar to alcohol and drugs, people often have sex to deal with anxiety, stress and other negative emotions. While sex can be healthy, it can also be an addiction. Factors such as genetics, the environment, trauma and other aspects of life can lead to a sex addiction. A lot of the times, people will have a sex addiction and an alcohol or drug addiction. They may use drugs and alcohol to cope with their sex addiction and the shame from the sex addiction can cause them to use drugs or alcohol.
Do you have an addiction to sex? If so, please reach out to us here at Riverwalk Recovery Center in Chattanooga, TN. We can help you overcome unhealthy sexual impulses and develop healthy sexual boundaries and habits with our sex addiction treatment program.
Confront the Addiction
If you do have a sex addiction, you probably have feelings of inadequacy and shame attached to that addiction. When unhealthy sexual habits and impulses take control of your life, it can be difficult to think about anything else. You may continue down a path of addictive and destructive behavior.
However, you can confront the sex addiction. You can address the issues that are causing you to be obsessed with and impulsive with sex. Our Riverwalk Recovery Center sex addiction treatment program can help with this.
Sex Addiction Symptoms
Not everyone displays the same symptoms of a sex addiction. However, there are many symptoms that people with this type of addiction may have in common. Some of these symptoms are:
- Feeling no control over how much sex you have
- Engaging in high risk sex (continuing to find riskier sexual scenarios and situations) regardless of consequences
- No longer get enjoyment from having sex but still feels like you must have it constantly
- Using alcohol or drugs to deal with shameful feelings due to sex addiction
- Ruining relationships from affairs or other sexual obsessions
Do you have a sex addiction based on these symptoms? If you know you do or even think you might, you should contact our sex addiction treatment team today.
Sex Addiction Treatment Modalities
When you attend a sex addiction treatment center program, there are different options you will have for the treatments. Some of the modalities we offer here at Riverwalk include:
- Group therapy
- Individual therapy
- Outpatient rehab treatment
- Inpatient rehab treatment
- Extended-care programs
- Trauma therapy
You can contact us today to find out more about the details of these sex addiction treatment programs. You don’t have to keep letting sex control your life. It is time to start developing healthy sexual boundaries and relationships.
Get Sex Addiction Treatment Today
Now that you know more about the details of a sex addiction, you may have a good idea if you have this kind of addiction. If you do, don’t be afraid of reaching out for help. You may think you are alone in this or that people aren’t going to understand, but you aren’t and we will.
Contact us today here at Riverwalk Recovery Center to start you sex addiction treatment.
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