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Am I a Sex Addict?

A Useful Tool for Self-Assessment

Answer these twelve questions to assess whether you may have a problem with sexual addiction.
  1. Do you keep secrets about your sexual or romantic activities from those important to you? Do you lead a double life?
       Yes    No
  2. Have your needs driven you to have sex in places or situations or with people you would not normally choose?
       Yes    No
  3. Do you find yourself looking for sexually arousing articles or scenes in newspapers, magazines, or other media?
       Yes    No
  4. Do you find that romantic or sexual fantasies interfere with your relationships or are preventing you from facing problems?
       Yes    No
  5. Do you frequently want to get away from a sex partner after having sex? Do you frequently feel remorse, shame, or guilt after a sexual encounter?
       Yes    No
  6. Do you feel shame about your body or your sexuality, such that you avoid touching your body or engaging in sexual relationships? Do you fear that you have no sexual feelings, that you are asexual?
       Yes    No
  7. Does each new relationship continue to have the same destructive patterns which prompted you to leave the last relationship?
       Yes    No
  8. Is it taking more variety and frequency of sexual and romantic activities than previously to bring the same levels of excitement and relief?
       Yes    No
  9. Have you ever been arrested or are you in danger of being arrested because of your practices of voyeurism, exhibitionism, prostitution, sex with minors, indecent phone calls, etc.?
       Yes    No
  10. Does your pursuit of sex or romantic relationships interfere with your spiritual beliefs or development?
       Yes    No
  11. Do your sexual activities include the risk, threat, or reality of disease, pregnancy, coercion, or violence?
       Yes    No
  12. Has your sexual or romantic behavior ever left you feeling hopeless, alienated from others, or suicidal?
       Yes    No
Reprinted from the pamphlet "Sex Addicts Anonymous," ISO of SAA, Inc. Note: Anonymity is important to us. No personal or identifying information is collected.

 

 

Bay Area SAA Contact Us

(415) 456-1063
Men's newcomer line: (510) 906-1644
Women's newcomer line: (510) 863-0788
Bay Area Intergroup • P.O. Box 14754 • San Francisco, CA 94114
Members may contribute to Intergroup by sending a check payable to "Bay Area Intergroup" to the PO Box listed above.
General Info: info@bayareasaa.org
Información General: espanol@bayareasaa.org
Meeting List Updates/Requests: meetinglist@bayareasaa.org
Women Seeking Recovery: women@bayareasaa.org
GLBTQQI Seeking Recovery: glbt@bayareasaa.org
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Bay Area SAA Announcements

Giving Thanks November 16th -- 12 Noon to 3 PM

Please join us in our 17th annual fundraising event! Flyers with Berkeley location can be found at meetings. Call (415) 456-1063 or email info@bayareasaa.org.

$96,000 LifeLine Partner Challenge

Matching Gift Challenge for ISO LifeLine Partners • Starts October 1, 2019; Ends When the $96,000 matching fund is depleted or May 31, 2020. • Only new or increased Monthly LifeLine Partner enrollments will qualify for the match.

Attention All Meetings - Call to action

Elect A Group Service Representatives (GSR) For Your Meeting. Each meeting should have a registered a primary and alternate GSR with the ISO. ​What is a GSR? GSR’s meet at least once a year, with the other GSR’s in their area to discuss items to be voted on for the annual conference. Each area will send a GSR to represent them at the meeting. The Bay Area has 3 areas (South Bay, SF and East Bay). So that means the Bay Area will be represented by 3 GSRs at the upcoming October Conference. ​Have your meeting elect one and register them at https://www.saa-iso.org/mbrs/gsr/index.php.

Write For Out Of The Fog - Our Newsletter

All contributions are welcome on your recovery, the Steps, an epiphany you had or any other wisdom you wish to share. Send all submissions to newsletter@bayareasaa.org.

Holiday Jam - Thursday, December 5th, 8:30 - 10:00 pm

United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos Annual holiday jam following the Los Altos evening meeting. Bring your musical instruments, voices and join in a variety of holiday musical merrymaking. Bring a snack to share if you like.

Featured Literature

In the past year there were two new pamphlets that came out. Both can be found at https://saa-recovery.org/literature. Hope of Recovery - Offers a good overview of the SAA program. Recommitting to Recovery - For those who are coming back to work the program.

Sex Addicts Recovery Podcast

Volunteers Wanted For Thumbnail Artwork. Contact Jason T: ​taboadafett@gmail.com

New location, time for Monday meeting (formerly in El Cerrito)

Step Study/Meditation/Speaker, 7 PM at 3415 Barrett Ave., Richmond CA 94805. Enter from rear look for sign on door that says 12 Step Meeting. @34th St. (Open to visitors).

New Zoom meeting

“Healthy Intimate Relationships” Zoom (online) meeting, Tuesdays at 5:30 pm PT This is a blended meeting, hosted by COSA, in which SAA members and their affected partners are welcome to join, together or separately, whether they are in a current relationship or not. This meeting uses the 12 steps and traditions to help us develop a greater capacity for empathy and emotional intimacy in our primary love relationships. ​contact ​hir.zoom@yahoo.com​ for meeting ID and password

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