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Hi Neil and thanks for visiting this forum,
I can't answer your question - sexual addiction (also referred to as sexual compulsion) is a relatively new term and although a fair amount of research has been published, no-one knows how many people it affects. Certainly not in South Africa. We do know that it affects more men than women, but I was unable to find any research as to whether it affects more straight or gay men.
One American report I saw estimates that 6% of the general population could present with this addiction.
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