Imagine living without air. Now imagine something worse.

When we say the words “sex addiction” to non-addicted people, the kneejerk response is often something like: “Hey, sounds fun. Sign me up.” In truth, sex addiction is the opposite of fun. It is a compulsion that leads to shame, depression, anxiety, and a wide variety of negative consequences, just like every other form of addiction. Sex addiction is not about having a good time any more than alcoholism is about having a good time.

Just for Today: List three ways that sex addiction has taken you away from fun and enjoyment.