Sex anonymous literature includes pamphlets, a questionnaire, and the book, Sex Addicts Anonymous: What makes Sex Addicts Anonymous different than substance abuse programs or programs dealing with other addictions such as gambling or internet is the extremely personal nature of the behaviors associated with this addiction. Traditions -Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon SAA unity. Sex addiction is similar to other behavioral or process addictions. Instead of completely refraining from any sexual activities with a partner or themselves as members of Sexaholics Anonymous do, SAA members chart their personal destructive sexual behaviors and try to quit practicing them. Internet sex addiction is a compulsive addiction to pornography , "cybersex", cyber relationships or destructive sexual behaviors involving use of the internet. Some of the common forms of a sex addiction include: Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern. The organization and its support groups are not associated or allied with any religious sect, denomination, political group, organization, or institution, and its members do not endorse or oppose any controversies or causes. Members support each other by sharing their "experience, strength, and hope. Chronic preoccupation with sex or pornography. How does this Addiction Develop? Sex Addicts Anonymous is based on the twelve traditions and twelve steps of Alcoholics anonymous. While all support groups and meetings are spiritually based, when Sex Addicts Anonymous refers to a higher power, it does not necessarily mean God. A person suffering from a behavioral addiction feels compelled to engage in a particular behavior in order to release tension, relieve anxiety or depression, and experience relief or gratification. The first time you attend a Sex Addicts Anonymous meeting, you are usually given an opportunity to introduce yourself and share your experiences. One analogous characteristic is engaging in sexual behaviors despite the negative consequences they bring.