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He describes his experience as a "progression of compulsive sexual behaviors," from pornography and masturbation to cruising and using chat rooms to find random partners.For them, the passion, intimacy and satisfaction of sex have been stripped away, replaced by feelings of shame, loneliness and helplessness. "It's a symptom of a larger problem." For most addicts, their behavior is a coping mechanism to manage painful emotions.Public perception of sex addiction is mixed, with some people joking that it's the "best addiction" and others dismissing it as just an excuse for infidelity. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop addictive sexual behavior. The menu above will take you to lists of our meetings, events, and other resources available on the Web. is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem, and help others to recover from their sexual addiction. A., we encourage you to attend one of our meetings. Since his first sexual encounter at age 16, Andrew, who is now in his 40s, has had more than 3,000 anonymous partners.