What is sex addiction? Is it a "real" problem? Relationship experts Sue Butler, Andre Moore, Cheryl Gerson, and Christopher Smith sat down to speak with YourTango Experts Senior VP Melanie Gorman about this complex issue. 

To explain what sex addiction is, the experts first take a look at the root of the word "addiction".  Turns out, no matter how you define it, it's a pervasive problem for many couples. And the problem starts early: sex addiction is often borne out of early trauma.

Check out the video about to learn the difference between a substance and a process addiction, plus discover more information about how to treat the issue and free yourself from it.

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