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June 13, 2016

Sex addiction is never really about sex. We mistakenly think that since so much time is being spent in the pursuit of or recovery from sex that it must be about sex. In reality, sex is the canvas that is being used to paint a picture revealing the deeper emotional worl...

June 2, 2016

Many sex addicts grew up in homes where they were not given the level of emotional nurturing and care that were needed. As a result, they were left to try to find ways to handle their emotional worlds by themselves.

Take Sam as an example. Sam grew up in a violent home....

May 24, 2016

Sexual addiction is first and foremost a disease of the brain. Even though sex is not being ingested like a chemical substance (such as alcohol or drugs) it still dramatically affects brain chemistry creating a dependency on sexual arousal for the addict.

 

Sexual arousa...

May 16, 2016

These 28 carefully selected words of wisdom truly are some of the most powerful and wisest quotes ever written.

 

1. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstei...

 

There are many feelings that people experience after discovering that their spouse has had an affair. The first is usually shock so strong that it feels like being punched in the stomach or having difficulty catching your breath. The shock can feel painful and like li...

Especially when you’re new to recovery, feelings of embarrassment and shame can be devastating, even paralyzing. They also feed the cycle of addiction. Facing this shame without self-medicating with a substance or behavior can feel impossible, but it’s crucial to your...

 

     For starters, sex addiction is a process addiction. Other process addictions include food addiction, money addictions (such as gambling or compulsive spending/debting) and workaholism. The difference between these addictions and a substance addiction like drug or...

April 28, 2016

There’s a shocking and surprising truth that none of our fathers taught us guys, and it’s this: The single most intense psychological pain men will experience comes when our wife has an affair.

 

Several years ago when my own wife betrayed me, I felt more humiliation, je...

April 9, 2016

Identifying the markers that can get you back on track

 

All relationships are more or less dysfunctional in different ways and at different times. No perfect relationships exist. In order to stay in a committed relationship, most intimate partners adapt to many disappoi...

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