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There are seven different types of sex reliance:
BiologicalThe excessive use of masturbation or pornography watching to which the brain starts to relate sexual pleasure to an image or fantasy, causing the addict to struggle to be sexually satisfied by the real-life sexual intercourse. Only about 15% of sex addicts are biologically based.
SpiritualAn addict can use sexual activities to try and fill a spiritual void, but over time they realize that void is only filled by faith, not by sexual behaviors.
PhysiologicalTypically is someone who has been sexually abused or emotionally neglected as a child. They will often take comfort in sexual acts that fulfill their sexual fantasies. About 80% of all people who struggle with compulsive sexual behavior have been abused, abandonment, or neglect issues for the past.
Trauma BasedThis is when someone was raped or has been sexually abused as a child or adolescent. The victim becomes an addict to the type of sexual abuse they were exposed to. This often can have long last emotional damage, and these emotions must be addressed and handled to heal and overcome their sexual urges and treatment of sex.
The act of has sexual intercourse for only and solely pleasure. Typically addict struggles to fall in love and has been emotionally hurt in the past.
DepressionThere are several different types of metal mood disorders with bipolar disorder and depression being two of the most common. These people typically have a chemical imbalance in their brain, and they use the pleasure of sex to help offset that imbalance. Often using sex to have the feeling of happiness or love.
Emotional FulfillmentThis is when someone was raped or has been sexually abused as a child or adolescent. The victim becomes an addict to the type of sexual abuse they were exposed to. This often can have long last emotional damage, and these emotions must be addressed and handled to heal and overcome their sexual urges and treatment of sex.
Sex Reliance Treatment Methods
It all starts with finding sex reliance treatment centers that suit you and your needs. You have to be careful which sex reliance therapy you choose as well because of 70% of all sex reliance methods treatment centers DON’T WORK. This is because they haven’t changed their treatment programs in over 50 years. Scientific data and evidence-based research have shown that to reprogram our brain and its mental structure, you must remove yourself from the environment that you were once used to. This is incredibly important, and the first critical step in changing your perspective of life. This is why we at perspective recovery are located in Central America and is an inpatient treatment facilities. We focus on mental healing away from anything they once knew. One of the biggest things an addict loses is their feeling of self-worth. At perspective recovery, we allow our clients to give back in a significant way, by helping the Nicaraguan people. We work with our clients in the community, allowing them to give back without any expectation of something in return. This has been scientifically proven to flood the body with the feeling of self-worth. Also, science has shown that one on one individual therapy sessions are very important; group therapy sessions are one of the most effective forms of therapy in rehab centers when overcoming sexual compulsions.