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Signs of "Out of Control Sexual Behavior"

Do you feel preoccupied or distracted by your sexual thoughts or activity?

Have you on multiple occasions kept hidden or lied about money that you spent on having sex?

Does your significant other(s), friends, or family ever worry or complain about your sexual behavior?

Do you have trouble stopping your sexual behavior when you know it is inappropriate and/or dangerous?

Do you keep the extent or nature of your sexual activities hidden from your friends and/or partners?

Do you look forward to family events being over or for a spouse or significant other to go someplace without you so you can more easily go out to have sex?

Have you had certain kinds of sex or had sex with certain people that later disgusted you when you thought back on it?

Do you believe that anonymous or casual sex has kept you from having more long-term intimate relationships or from reaching other personal goals?

Do you have trouble maintaining relationships once the “sexual newness” of a new partner has worn off?

Do your sexual encounters place you in danger of arrest?

Has anyone ever been hurt emotionally by events related to your sexual behavior e.g. lying to partner or friends or not showing up for event/appointment due to sexual hook-ups etc?

When you have sex, do you feel depressed afterwards or later regret it?

Have you made repeated promises to yourself or another person to change some form of your sexual activity only to break them later?

Have your sexual activities interfered with some aspect of your professional or personal life, e.g. caused problems at work or loss of relationship?

Have you ever had sex with someone just because you were feeling aroused and later felt ashamed or regretted it?

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