Help! My Partner Cheated On Me!

Published on: February 20, 2015 Category: For partners, Infidelity
Infidelity is not rare. People cheat on their partners. What if you are the betrayed one? You feel devastated. Maybe your partner only wandered away once or twice – perhaps they are notorious cheaters, moreover, sex addicts, which means they have an obsessive approach to sex. The shock and pain will not go away soon; .. Read more

6 Ways People Stay Addicted to Pornography

Published on: February 18, 2015 Category: Healthy sexuality, Pornography help, Sex addiction recovery
Pornography addiction is “…cunning, baffling, and powerful.” Relapse, while not required, is often a part of recovery. All too often, I hear the story of chronic relapse. Again and again, despite one’s best efforts to stop, the “dark wolf” of pornography addiction rears its ugly head. Does this sou .. Read more

Why do I need a sex addiction therapist if i’m using the 12 Steps?

Published on: June 13, 2014 Category: Sex addiction recovery
Congratulations! If you have committed to attending 12 Step meetings, you have decided that you want a life in recovery. Using the 12 Steps is an excellent way to regain control of your life, but it’s not enough. While being close to a group that shares your problems can be a rewarding experience, there are areas .. Read more

Early Sex Addiction Recovery: The Wave

Published on: July 27, 2012 Category: Sex addiction recovery, Symptoms, problems, causes
Discovery is a little like being crushed by a huge ocean wave. Early Sex addiction recovery is like a that wave pummels you for what seems like forever. Instinct takes over and you fight to catch a breath. It's a fight you can't win, so you surrender yourself to the fate of the angry sea. And the wave carries you .. Read more

Confessions of a Self-Soother

Published on: June 16, 2012 Category: Resources
Playing Alone Was Soothing I remember my basement. The hard concrete floor, the thin carpet and the bright fluorescent lights. There were plastic models, puzzles, colored markers, and heaps of Legos. Even a little record player. My basement was a sanctuary. No one yelled. No one was mean or critical or wanted s .. Read more

Working with Partners of Sex Addicts: An Interview with Dr. Barbara Steffens

Published on: April 4, 2018 Category: Couples in recovery, Infidelity
Can you talk briefly about your study, where you looked at betrayed partners of sex addicts from the trauma perspective? The research looked at trauma symptoms in betrayed partners after they learned about their spouse’s sexual addiction and betrayal. We .. Read more

Pornography Addiction a Growing Concern for Young Teens

Published on: April 4, 2018 Category: Pornography help
Many people are uncomfortable talking about pornography use and addiction in general, let alone as a problem that affects young teenagers and pre-teens. Unfortunately, regular pornography exposure is a real concern for adolescents and may put young people at r .. Read more

Love and compassion are necessities

Published on: March 24, 2017 Category: Inspirational sayings
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive. -Dalai Lama

Throw kindness around like confetti

Published on: March 17, 2017 Category: Inspirational sayings
Throw kindness around like confetti

Be who you needed when you were younger.

Published on: March 15, 2017 Category: Inspirational sayings
Be who you needed when you were younger.

When action meets compassion, lives change

Published on: March 15, 2017 Category: Inspirational sayings
When action meets compassion lives change

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