A question often asked is when to know if someone is addicted to S3x. Here is a list of 10 signs that indicate the presence of S3xual compulsion:
1) A pattern of out-of-control behaviour
2) Severe consequences due to S3xual behaviour
3) Inability to stop despite adverse consequences
4) Persistent pursuit of self-destructive or high – risk behaviour
5) Ongoing desire or effort to limit S3xual behaviour
6) S3xual obsession and fantasy as a primary coping strategy.
7) Increasing amounts of S3xual experience because the current level of activity is no longer sufficient
8) Severe mood changes around S3xual activity
9) Inordinate amounts of time spent in obtaining S3x, being S3xual or recovering from S3xual experience
10) Neglect of important social, occupational, or recreational activities because of S3xual behaviour.