Self Assessment

  1. Do you keep secrets about your sexual behavior or romantic fantasies from those important to you? Do you lead a double life?
             Yes_____   No_____
  2. Have your desires driven you to have sex in places or with people you would not normally choose?
             Yes_____   No_____
  3. Do you need greater variety, increased frequency, or more extreme sexual activities to achieve the same level of excitement or relief?
             Yes_____   No_____
  4. Does your use of pornography occupy large amounts of time and/or jeopardize your significant relationships or employment?
             Yes_____   No_____
  5. Do your relationships become distorted with sexual preoccupation? Does each new relationship have the same destructive pattern which prompted you to leave the last one?
             Yes_____   No_____
  6. Do you frequently want to get away from a partner after having sex? Do you feel remorse, shame, or guilt after a sexual encounter?
             Yes_____   No_____
  7. Have your sexual practices caused you legal problems? Could your sexual practices cause you legal problems?
             Yes_____   No_____
  8. Does your pursuit of sex or sexual fantasy conflict with your moral standards or interfere with your personal spiritual journey?
             Yes_____   No_____
  9. Do your sexual activities involve coercion, violence, or the threat of disease?
             Yes_____   No_____
  10. Has your sexual behavior or pursuit of sexual relationships ever left you feeling hopeless, alienated from others, or suicidal?
             Yes_____   No_____
  11. Does your preoccupation with sexual fantasies cause problems in any area of your life - even when you do not act out your fantasies?
             Yes_____   No_____
  12. Do you compulsively avoid sexual activity due to fear of sex or intimacy? Does your sexual avoidance consume you mentally?
             Yes_____   No_____

If you answered “Yes” to more than one of these questions, we encourage you to seek help:

  • Call the ISO office,
  • Use this- website to find a contact person in your local area,
  • Read additional material about sex addiction, or
  • Attend an SAA meeting to learn more about the Twelve-Step program and the Fellowship of SAA.

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