Auckland Therapy Counselling and Psychotherapy

10 Signs of Sex or Porn Addiction

Are you a sex or porn addict? Here's a simple sex and porn addiction test.

  1. Do you frequently experience remorse, depression, or guilt about your sexual activity?
Yes   No
  1. Do you spend excessive time obsessing about sex, pornography or engaged in sexual activity?
Yes   No
  1. Have you neglected your family, friends, spouse or relationship because of the time you spend in sexual activity?
Yes   No
  1. Do your sexual pursuits interfere with your work or professional development?
Yes   No
  1. Are you becoming more secretive about your online activities and day to day routine?  
Yes   No
  1. Are you increasingly unable to perform sexually without other stimuli such as pornography, videos, drugs/alcohol, toys, etc.?  
Yes   No
  1. Has the money you spent on pornography, sexual internet activity, cybersex or sex workers strained your financial resources?
Yes   No
  1. Do you feel emotionally drained because of the secret activities or the time you spent on pornography, sexual internet activity, or sex workers?
Yes   No
  1. Are you terrified that you partner will find out about your sexual or pornographic activities?
Yes   No
  1. Do you want to stop the pornography or sexual activities but don’t know how?
Yes   No

See also anxiety, depression, relationship issues, pornography addiction, addictions, or sexual issues.

Getting help

Sexual or porn concerns

If you answered Yes to any 1 or 2 of these questions

 See any of the Auckland Therapy team.

Sexual addiction

If you answers Yes to 3 or more of these questions, see a specialist:

Kathryn Barriball specialist sex therapist (Ponsonby)

Blair Schultz porn & sex addictions (Grey Lynn)