Many people are surprised to hear that sex addicts tend to be very high functioning people. In fact, many sex addicts are very accomplished and have positions of prominence.
Individuals are typically identified as sex addicts if their compulsive sexual behavior is having a negative impact on their life in any way.
When it comes to sexually compulsive behavior, distinct categories don’t exist. It presents however, in a multitude of forms and can manifest in an individual in several ways.
There is no one test that can accurately identify an individual as a sex addict. A holistic overview is necessary to determine whether an individual is truly suffering from the disorder.