It is perfectly natural to have sexual impulses. However, thoughts of sex shouldn’t preoccupy a person to such an extent that it gets in the way of their relationship or affects their job or finances. So are there different kinds of sex addiction that can be mapped in the brain? And what kinds of treatments are possible to help an individual with a sex addiction?
There is very little scientific evidence to support any one biological cause leading to sexually compulsive behaviors. The fact is that sex addiction isn’t understood nearly as well as drug addiction. But findings show that:
The question remains if it is possible to override the pleasure seeking instinct? The answer is yes. As a matter of fact, the power of reasoning in the brain is what can help an individual with a sex addiction to stop the sexual behavior and control their impulses. The individual must understand the biological influences to be able to control their urges. Then, instead of choosing sex, the individual can choose bonding, attachment and commitment as alternative expressions.
Of course this requires a lot of practice and self growth to begin with. Individuals with sexual compulsions are also advised to seek out counselors who specialize in treating their behavior.
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