Category: Sex Addiction

Serial Marital Affairs – What is My End Game?

Marriage There is a strangely high incidence of suicide within the comedian population. Just in recent years, there were the high profile suicides of Andrew Koenig and Robin Williams. These happy, sarcastic, satyr and gifted artists often struggle with depression and self-reproach. What is happening? A strong theory held by many is that these characters have [...]
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Four Things Your Marriage Needs to Survive Sexual Addiction

Married couple Have you ever had a survival kit? They are usually built to optimize efficiency, sustain life, and to sustain you until you find life giving resources. Sometimes the items in the survival kit taste horrible, seem difficult to use, or simply leave you wondering, “What do I do with that?” This is a perfect illustration [...]
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What Do I Tell People While I Am in Sex Addiction Treatment?

Woman struggling with sex addiction When it comes to kids asking about sex, there have always been jokes, cringing, embarrassment, and confusion. What do I say, how do I protect them yet equip them, where is the line, are they too young to even ask the question? These questions and many more get fumbled by countless parents every day, and [...]
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How Do Intimacy Issues Manifest Differently in Men & Women?

Couple struggling with intimacy issues There has long been a cultural notion that men and women generally differ in how they express and create intimacy. I am sure you have heard something to the effect of: “men like doing and women like talking.” Interestingly, these differences are actually seen even in the young. Whether we have culturally shaped our little [...]
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What Are the First Steps in Seeking Rehab for Sex Addiction?

Woman near the water When I go climbing outside, I am very aware of the dangers and the importance of preparing. Step-by-step I look over my harness, my rope and the rest of my gear. Are there any serious signs of ware? Any loose threads? Anything passed its “safe use” expiration date? If I am not on the lookout [...]
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