Male Sex Addiction

Male Sex Addiction from Gentle Path At The Meadows

By: Gentle Path At The Meadows  11/23/2016
Keywords: compulsive sexual episodes

Sexual addiction has been called sexual dependency and sexual compulsivity. By any name, it is a compulsive behavior that completely dominates the addict's life. Sexual addicts make sex a priority more important than family, friends, and work. Sex becomes the organizing principle of addict's lives. They are willing to sacrifice what they cherish most in order to preserve and continue their unhealthy behavior.

Keywords: compulsive sexual episodes

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