Thus, internet sex has been referred to as the "crack cocaine" of sex addiction.Sexual addition is extremely destructive, both to the individual and to the marriage partner.
Or she may perform sex acts that are unpleasant or repulsive to her, or attend events that shock and confuse her, swing with others, or expose herself to sexually transmitted diseases.
Or, most importantly for a co-addict with children, she may use them and/or ignore them in her efforts to focus on the addict-partner.
The sexual addict is a person who tries to use sex to fill non-sexual needs.
Sex becomes not an expression of love in a mature relationship, but rather a compulsive (and often highly ritualized) response to the emotional stresses of life.
I found him in his usual spot, his basement office.