Some people, at times, are mislabeled as sex addicts; sex addiction has become a sort of a blanket reason for number of different types of deviant and, sometimes even normal, sexual behaviors.Even people who simply enjoy sex and do not exhibit any compulsive sexual behavior can be mislabeled as sex addicts.
It is important that there be a clear difference between people who simply enjoy sex and don’t have any anomalous sexual behavior issues, and the people who experience uncontrollable sexual impulses and are in fact sex addicts. Here are some important facts about sex addiction that will help outline such differences:
The facts above can, hopefully, clarify the difference between sexual offenders, normal sexual behavior and sex addicts. It is essential to know this information, so the right type of therapeutic program can be selected to help the individuals in need of guidance and treatment.
STAR Guides is a first of its kind addiction therapy center. It offers uniquely designed wilderness therapy for adolescents struggling with sexual behavior issues. STAR Guides provides navigation for the whole family of people faced with the challenge of disruptive sexual behaviors. Sexual compulsivity, pornography, cyber-sex addiction and sexual offences are some of the issues that are treated in this program.
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Matt is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working in the field of youth treatment and psychotherapy since 1995. He did his undergraduate work at BYU and earned his M.S.W. at the University of Utah. He has worked in a variety of treatment setting in his career ranging from wilderness therapy and residential treatment to outpatient treatment and state government.