Our expert says:
"Sex addiction" is NOT a technical term accepted or used by competent shrinks --- it was invented by journalists, and is often used as an excuse by someone who doesn't choose to control their sexual interests and behaviours, rather than representing any action true form of addiction. So there is no official definition drawing the sort of line you are seeking. If you or someone you know are experiencing a problem with sexual behaviour and self-control that causes difficulties in your life, then see a good local shrink for a full assessment, and advice based on the results of that
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