Category: Sex Addiction

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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Women and Sex Addiction: Identifying Risky Behavior Patterns

Woman on mountain thinking about her Process Addictions If you are anything like me, there have been many times in life that you have chosen a path, a course of action and proceeded on your way. After a time you learn something new or find yourself slowing to a crawling pace, and you start to wonder if you “got it right” back at [...]
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Marriage – Secret Affairs are a Path to Destruction

Sign in Marriage Obviously, an affair is destructive because it is sex with someone other than your spouse, right! Well, hold on there for a moment. Yes, sex with another person is devastating, but you didn’t get there immediately, there are more insidious issues beneath the surface. Researchers and clinicians have long studied what makes marriages work, and [...]
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