How to Overcome Lust

Lust is a hormonal and behavioral cocktail that can be managed. Depending on religious background, it can be a complicated topic to broach, but it’s a natural body function. There are long-term and short-term methods to control lust and its effects on daily life. First, let’s understand where it comes from: Your Body And You, […]

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First Steps To Overcoming Sex Addiction

When you first learn how to walk, there are two important stages: propulsion and balance. You take action and ensure the action continues. Taking the first steps as a sex addict is like learning how to walk. You’re motionless at first. You consider how to take action. You accept that you need to move. You […]

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Can A Porn Addiction Destroy A Marriage?

Marriage is as much a choice as it is a challenge. While every day you must choose your partner, you must do so while facing dire challenges like stress at work, finances and a growing list of bills to pay. Daily challenges like these that can lead someone to porn addiction. As such, porn addiction […]

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Why Is Sex Addiction So Hard To Overcome?

The road to recovery isn’t easy for anyone. Sex addicts have an incredibly difficult road ahead of them because sex is everywhere. It’s the underlying theme in movies, the smirk behind jokes, and the tease in commercials. After all, sex sells, right? Even when the person has confronted their addiction and sought treatment, triggers are […]

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How to Tell Your Children About Your Sex Addiction

If you are recovering from a sex addiction, it may feel as though a huge weight has been lifted from your shoulders. You’re no longer hiding your behavior or feeding into it, and you’re ready to move forward into a healthy and happy recovery.   The hardest part of recovery is talking about it with […]

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4 Ways Sex Addiction Can Affect Your Marriage

All marriages have their own set of challenges and setbacks. With stressful circumstances in life such as jobs, money, and children, it can be easy to see why. While expected in marriage, these circumstances can all add strain to a couple’s relationship, requiring constant communication and partnership to overcome them. But what happens when there […]

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Sex Addiction and Bipolar Disorder- How the Two Connect

Sex addiction is rarely spoken about, especially as a disease that is common among both men and women. Just because it’s not a popular topic doesn’t mean that it isn’t important, though. Sex addiction can affect anyone at anytime and can be debilitating both physically and mentally. It can take a toll on a person’s […]

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Can Sex Addiction Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Are you or someone you know struggling with sex addiction? If so, you’re not alone. Sex addiction affects thousands of people every day, both physically and mentally. It is something that is more common than you’d think, even if it’s not spoken of often.   Since sexual addiction is not spoken about often, many addicts […]

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Sex Addiction is Not About the Sex – Here’s Why

Sex addiction is widely recognized in media and society. However, most people don’t truly understand what it is or how it impacts others. Many think that sexual addicts are in it just for the sex, others believe it’s just a show for attention, but sex addiction actually has nothing to do with sex itself. It […]

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Polygraphs? Probably Not!

On occasion I’m asked if I use polygraphs in my work as a sexual addiction therapist.  Polygraph requests are typically made by betrayed partners when trust in their relationship has been damaged. I believe that trust is only re-established by seeing behavior that is consistent with words and intention over time.  Polygraphs may appear promising […]

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