Problems in controlling sexual behavior usually reveal themselves in four distinct stages: Preoccupation: The person continually fantasizes about sexual prospects or situations. Constant sexual focus results in a high level of arousal which can trigger an episode of sexual “acting-out.” Ritualization: A preferred sexual activity or situation is often stereotyped and repetitive, and may include …∞
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Married men often labelled as sexual addicts seek help after being discovered to have broken monogamy rules for sexual behavior through their use of masturbation, pornography, cybersex, commercial sex involvement, bizarre sexual pursuits, or affairs. This study analyzed the sexual patterns and dynamics of 30 men who presented to one clinician between 2005 and 2009. …∞
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