You might think you are having too much sex or want to stop or reduce the amount of sex you are having,
You might be having sex with a person other than your usual partner and without your usual partner's knowledge,
You might be taking risks with sex you would not usually take,
You might feel bad about the sex you are having,
Or perhaps several or all of these apply for you.
In other words, there is a range of situations that lead people to get an idea they may be experiencing sex addiction. There are also many reasons individuals find themselves in these situations. For every person who believes they may have a "sex addiction', there is a unique story behind their arriving at this understanding.