Are you an addict?.
“Before coming to Sex Addicts Anonymous, many of us never knew that our
problem had a name. All we knew was that we couldn't control our sexual
behavior. For us, sex was a consuming way of life. Although the details
of our stories were different, our problem was the same. We were addicted
to sexual behaviors that we returned to over and over, despite the consequences.”
(Sex Addicts Anonymous, 2nd ed., p. 3)
Are you a Sex Addict?
Although sex addicts may act out sexually in many different ways, there are
common elements that seem to characterize our addiction:
Powerlessness over addictive sexual behavior
Failed promises and attempts to stop acting out
Resulting unmanageability of his/her life
Preoccupation with sex leading to ritual
Feelings of shame, pain, and self-loathing
Progressive worsening of negative consequences
Is SAA for you?
In Sex Addicts Anonymous we are a fellowship of men and women who share our
experience, strength, and hope with each other for the purpose of finding
freedom from addictive sexual behavior and helping others recover from sex
addiction. Local meetings offer an accepting, non-threatening environment
where we can share our common struggles and learn how to apply the principles
of the Twelve Steps to our everyday lives.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop addictive sexual
behavior. There are no fees or dues.
We practice strict anonymity and confidentiality, so that our meetings are a
safe place for all of us. Whom we meet or what is said in a meeting is considered
If you are unsure whether you may be a sex addict, we suggest that you
take the self-assessment »