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Mindfulness for Sex Addiction or Dysregulated Sexual Behavior

While the clinical term "sex addiction" is a controversial one, clinical experience clearly shows that some individuals struggle with regulating their sexual behaviors. They engage in behaviors that are either contrary to their core values, high risk, harmful to self or others, distressing, or disruptive to their lives. It would be foolish to argue that sex behaviors should never be self-regulated in any way, just as we would never argue all eating, gambling, or exercising behaviors are inherently healthy.