A person who engages in what he or she may consider a normal, active sex life—such as having multiple partners, or engaging in a threesome—may be viewed as suffering from sexual addiction by someone else who views the situation through the lens of different values.
Additionally, even behavioral health professionals do not agree if sexual addiction is truly an addiction or, rather, if the condition is better defined as a compulsive behavior.
Article uses three different citation styles: inline footnotes, a "references section" and a "further reading" section. For example, the first citation, Leeker & Carlozzi, points to the further reading section. Infidelity (also referred to as cheating, adultery (when married), being unfaithful, or having an affair) is a violation of a couple's assumed or stated contract regarding emotional and/or sexual exclusivity.
The second citation (Weeks) is both defined in text and pointed at using a footnote. Other scholars define infidelity as a violation according to the subjective feeling that one's partner has violated a set of rules or relationship norms; this violation results in feelings of sexual jealousy and rivalry.
Sex is not a problem for most people, but it can become an issue for some.
The term is frequently used to describe the problem some people have when they act out sexually in ways they feel they cannot control, and which are detrimental to their health and relationships.
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Any contact with the person becomes as potent as a drug addiction.
The organization notes that in addiction, the neurotransmitters and structure of the brain play an integral role and are affected by the addiction.
Impairments in impulse control, judgment, and memory factor into addiction too.
Depending on the context, men and women can experience social consequences if their act of infidelity becomes public.
The form and extent of these consequences are often dependent on the gender of the unfaithful person.