Signs & Symptoms of Sex and Love Addiction

1. Increasing amounts of time spent on unhealthy computer/ internet activities 
2. Failed attempts to control behavior despite potential for negative consequences
3. Heightened sense of euphoria while involved in internet or real life sexual activities
4. Craving more time on the internet or indulging in sexual or romantic intrigue
5. Neglecting work, friends and family in order to get “your drug of choice”
6. Feeling restless, irritable and discontent when not engaged in the activity
7. Being dishonest with others. Creating a double life of secrets connected to shame and guilt
8. Computer use or sexual behavior interfering with job/school/family/marriage or sexual performance [Erectile Dysfunction]
9. Feeling guilty, ashamed, anxious, or depressed as a result of behavior
10. Changes in sleep patterns
11. Physical changes such as weight gain or loss, backaches, headaches and depression
12. Withdrawing from other real life healthy pleasurable activities

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