Often, an addiction gets out of control because you need more and more to satisfy a craving and achieve the "high" you feel.If you think you may have a sexual addiction, there is plenty of support available to you.
In my more serious moments, I wonder what Alexander Graham Bell and Sigmund Freud would have said about the erotic phenomenon that has become known as phone sex.
The subject of phone sex requires little introduction - it is simulated sex via telephone in which the goal is to sexually stimulate one or both of the participants and the use of voice is the only human contact it involves.
In fact, masturbation is widely considered to be a sin - and something to be avoided at all costs.
On most radio stations in Ghana, discussions on masturbation end with the host advising people to avoid it.
There are few qualifications necessary; a minimum age of eighteen, a healthy libido and the cash to pay for the call.
And there's absolutely nothing wrong with the practice.
Others may have fantasies that are less realistic and even downright shocking to themselves when later they think back on them.
Most people have used pornography from magazines or the internet to stimulate their fantasies at one time or another.
Fantasies during masturbation are usually common and harmless.
Masturbation and sexual intercourse are the two most common sexual practices, but they are not mutually exclusive (for example, many people find the sight of their partner masturbating highly erotic).
Phone sex subverts the risk.” Granted, phone sex doesn’t involve physical contact with another person. The Bible calls this period when sexual desires are at their peak “the bloom of youth.” (1 Corinthians ) During this crucial time in life, a Christian youth should learn to “get possession of his own vessel in sanctification and honor.” (1 Thessalonians 4:4) That is, you must learn how to cope with and control your sexual feelings.