The six stages of long-term recovery, and how to rebuild trust

As sexual addicts and their partners begin to consider recovery and reforming their relationship, it may seem as though it is impossible. However, recovery for sexual addicts and their partners is possible, especially with hard work, communication and respect, as well as the help of a certified professional. Recovering from a sexual addition will take […]

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How much should a partner know about their significant other’s sexual addiction?

Many partners find out about their significant other’s sexual addiction by accident — a friend tells the partner or they find signs of the addiction on the computer — or maybe the addict decides on their own that it’s time to seek help. No matter how the partner learns about the sexual addiction, it will […]

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What about sex? How to deal with intimate relations on the road to recovery

Many times, during the recovery process, sex addicts or their partner may wonder if sex is completely off the table. Most times, sexual addiction has caused pain and broken trust for one or both partners, which makes the thought of sex uncomfortable or terrifying. This feeling is normal for couples here in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, […]

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Four ways to restore trust for a couple while recovering from sexual addiction

Once a sexual addiction is exposed in a relationship, it does not just affect the partner dealing with the addiction, but also caused stress and heartbreak for their partner as well. Often, trust is broken, as one partner has usually been lying to the other in some form. For couples in north Idaho and Washington […]

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