Healthy Sexuality Requires Stress Management

Reducing stress is another type of self-care. Stress can trigger relapses in sexual addiction, or add more hurdles or challenges to recovery. Stress reduces testosterone, which is the hormone that helps people to feel desire and respond sexually. Chronic stress can have negative impacts on the body, because it reduces the desire for healthy sexual […]

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Healthy Sexuality Requires Self-Care

Recovering from sexual addiction is about more than sex. As with any path to recovery from addiction, you have to relearn about yourself. In previous blogs, we’ve discussed how to re-evaluate what you want and what you’re comfortable with in sexual relationships. However, one commonly missed area of recovery is self-care. Self-care is the act […]

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Healthy Sexuality Requires Desiring Your Partner

In our last blog, we discussed ways to grow your relationship with your partner into a long-term relationship, instead of searching for lust-based relationships. This is because long-term relationships are more rewarding in the long run, and help build healthy interactions, while lust-based relationships can induce shame, like indulging in an addiction.  In this blog, […]

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Healthy Sexuality Requires Creating A Long-Term Relationship

As addicts recover from sexual addition or addiction to pornography, they need to relearn some things. In previous blogs in this series, we’ve discussed how to re-establish a healthy relationship with yourself, as well as how to have a healthy relationship with sex. In this next blog, we’ll look at how love factors into those […]

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Healthy Sexuality Requires Awareness

What questions should you ask yourself before you start having a sexual relationship? As we talked about in our previous article, healthy relationships first come from a healthy relationship with yourself. It’s true what they say — you can’t love someone else (or have healthy sexual relationships with them) without first loving yourself. It may […]

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Healthy Sexuality Requires Empathy

As we discussed in our last blog, one of the first steps toward building healthy, lasting romantic relationships is to begin with self-care and self-acknowledgement. Once you are able to connect with and know yourself, you’ll be able to start connecting with others. One of the first skills to work on in your relationships — […]

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Healthy Sexuality Requires Self-Respect

Is it possible to have a normal sex life after addiction? The answer is, “yes.” A healthy sex life and relationships are possible after recovering from sex addiction. However, it does take a dedicated plan. For the next upcoming blogs, we’ll discuss steps to having healthy relationships. We’ll talk about steps for both recovering sex addicts […]

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Infidelity and Three Main Categories of Cheating

The act of infidelity, or cheating, can vary from one relationship to another. While the exact acts that make up cheating may change, the definition of infidelity is the same regardless of relationship or act. Infidelity is breaking your partner’s trust when you keep meaningful or intimate secrets.  Trust is the foundation of healthy relationships. […]

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How Can Virtual Reality VR Be Used?

Virtual reality, once a thing of sci-fi movies and books, is becoming a reality in many places. You can even buy VR headsets, strap in your smart phone, and be instantly transported to an undersea landscape or a jungle in another country.    But beyond traveling to new places, how can virtual reality to be […]

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Virtual Reality and Pornography: A New Normal?

Technology is advancing faster than it ever has. In the past few years alone, there have been leaps and bounds made in tech, such as smart phones, personal computers and even self-driving cars. In many cases, humans may have only begun to scratch the surface of what technology can do. One such area is developments […]

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