What Is The Difference Between Love Addiction And Porn Addiction?

The word “addiction” has extremely negative connotations for most people. Whenever the word comes up in conversation, it is often associated with habit-forming substances such as heroin, alcohol, or nicotine.  But behaviors and actions can be just as addicting as any drug or mind-altering substance. A person that compulsively engages in behavior with little to […]

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Infidelity And The 5 Types You May Be Surprised To Know About

Infidelity can be defined as a set of behaviors and actions that can severely negatively affect a relationship. Everyone is affected by it to some degree. Still, it is particularly damaging to the person being cheated on, who may develop lingering self-doubt and insecurities because of the incident.  For many people involved in an adulterous […]

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Tools to Help Sexual Addicts Help Recover Long Term

Sexual addiction is a behavior disorder in which a person obsesses over sex in an unconventional way. It can be caused by numerous biological, psychological, or social factors. Addicts suffer from a negative pattern of sexual behavior which may cause distress in many aspects of their lives, such as decreasing their attention span and overall […]

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Commitments to Make During Sex Addiction Recovery

All humans are eventually compelled to engage in sexual behavior. It may, however, become more extreme for some people. Constantly craving the satisfaction that comes with fulfilling sexual desires is unhealthy. It wrecks your relationships with your loved ones, reduces your productivity level, and you eventually end up involving yourself in unhealthy and illegal habits. […]

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Dating Tips For Recovering Sex Addicts

For sex addicts, the prospect of going back to a ‘normal’ routine might seem daunting and fraught with risk. After all, the idea of forming a relationship or even just meeting up with someone for non-platonic reasons raises all sorts of red flags. Given the risks involved, dating again seems to be the last thing […]

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The Role Of Technology In Sexual Addiction

Technology has truly changed our lives in many ways. From communications and entertainment to science, education, medicine, and more, it’s difficult to think of an area that technology hasn’t touched in some way.  Unfortunately, not all the changes have been positive. Although technology has undoubtedly benefited us in many ways, it has also made it […]

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Are Women Addicted To Porn?

Not many realize it, but women can become addicted to porn just like men. Although males are more likely to be porn addicts than females, an increasing number of women are turning to porn for sexual satisfaction.  Unfortunately, this often causes women to experience many of the same negative effects of porn as men. Their […]

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The Road To Healthy Intimacy During Sex Addiction Recovery

Sex addicts on the road to recovery face numerous challenges in their day-to-day lives. Apart from struggling with the symptoms and consequences of addiction, they also have to navigate the tricky aspects of having a relationship with a loved one.  One challenge that many recovering sex addicts face is developing a healthy intimacy with their […]

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Shame’s Proximity

It’s what I believe.  I’m not worthy to be in proximity of anything good.  My reflection onto it, I believe, is rejected.  Certainly rejected.  I feel that rejection.  It hurts.  Terribly.  Avoiding goodness, then, avoids feeling terribly hurt… My problem is that goodness is like air.  It’s permanently certain.  Inescapably.  So I’m permanently certain, then, […]

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What Do Process And Substance Addiction Have In Common?

Taken at face value, it would seem that process and substance addictions are as different as two conditions can be. But the two actually share many common characteristics, including the ways that addicted people behave and how it affects them. And while substance and process addiction are sometimes treated differently, they have a lot more […]

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