Category: Sex Addiction

The Communication Barrier of Sexual Addiction Recovery

Trouble With Couple-Are You Dating A Sex Addict Whether the use of porn or the presence of sexual addiction influences the quality of an intimate relationship has been debated fiercely in the psychological community. It seems that the tide is turning in the debate and evidence is mounting that they are problematic, specifically when it comes to communicating well! It is well established [...]
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Relapse Prevention Skills for Sexual Addiction Recovery

Man struggling with sexual addiction relapse It is incredibly hard to see the air you breathe, similarly it is frustrating to desire change that you don’t know how to create. While recovery can often seem like this—trying to live in a way you have never known possible—there are practical steps you can take. First, remember that lapses in behavior aren’t relapses, [...]
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Patience and Caring for a Suspicious Spouse After Porn Addiction

Couple struggling with Sexual Addiction Many people are surprised by the devastating impact of sexual addiction, or the use of pornography on a marriage. There is a wide range of reactions to a spouse disclosing an addiction, or it being exposed, which range from denial and avoidance to symptoms that look like post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [1]. As humans [...]
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Rebuild Shattered Trust due to Sexual Addiction

Woman thinking about shattered relationship Trust is the bedrock of any relationship. When we meet people we offer a little information, our name for instance, and they respond in kind. This is a reciprocal act of building trust. We continue in this fashion into more complex webs of interlocking trust with one another. Battleship, the classic childhood game is a [...]
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Lapsing isn’t Relapsing: Don’t Give Up Your Recovery!

Man and woman struggling with relapse Sometimes things aren’t always what they appear to be. Have you seen the picture of a young lady that can just as easily be seen as a grumpy old hag? All it takes is refocusing your mind and understanding. Sexual recovery can likewise hide away a deceptive quality—the lapse. Some might say there is no [...]
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