Withdrawal symptoms for female sex addiction can be quite severe and include physical symptoms. The women dealing with withdrawal. Less is documented about the reality of physical and emotional withdrawal symptoms from love and sex addiction, yet they are no less real. Sexual Addiction Causes, Statistics, Addiction Signs, Symptoms & Side Effects. Interview with leading sexual addiction expert Dr. Patrick Carnes. It can demonstrate itself as uncontrollable compulsions with pornography, masturbation, phone sex, cybersex, escorts, prostitutes. Once you have acknowledged you have a sex addiction, and made the decision to get help, you need to prepare yourself for a period of withdrawal. Like any d. Withdrawals symptoms from any addiction can be challenging, but there is evidence to indicate that letting go of a sexual addiction may be even more painful. Less is documented about the reality of physical and emotional withdrawal symptoms from love and sex addiction, yet they are no less real.