CONFESSIONS OF A SEX ADDICTION THERAPIST
My Patients Come and Go, That’s the Good News Usually, it’s the wife who calls me. She and Joe married five or ten years ago and have a couple of kids. He’s a professional. Both are college-educated. A few days ago, she saw something on his phone – a text string, a porn trail – […]Read More
Symptoms of Sexual Addiction for Women
While many people assume that the majority of sex addicts are men, that’s not necessarily the case. Studies have reported that about 25 percent of those in sexual addiction recovery programs are women. However, because of this misinformation, addiction behaviors in women are more difficult to spot and are often viewed as issues with “romance” […]Read More
Sexual Addiction and Technology: What You Need to Know
Technology has changed and evolved so much over the past several decades, it’s almost hard to keep track. New advances have brought us smartphones, laptops, and computers that make life easier in ways we never could have imagined, from using Google to figure out the name of an actor in a movie to making reservations […]Read More
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. […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Is Your Partner a Sex Addict?
Your Partner Might Be A Sex Addict Do you wonder if your partner might be a sex addict? Ask yourself the following questions. You may find some clarity. Do you feel as if your partner is inordinately preoccupied with sex? For example, when your partner wakes up he or she grabs their phone, even before […]Read More
Are You a Player Or Sex Addict?
A blog article by Robert Weiss, CSAT Sexual addiction can be hard to recognize, particularly in a culture where sex and sexual innuendo are used to sell everything from cheeseburgers to luxury vacations. Not to mention all the sexy selfies on social media, dating sites, and elsewhere. In some ways, a sex addict walking around […]Read More
How to Keep Consistent in Your Recovery
We’ve talked before about ways to begin recovering from sexual or pornography addiction — but what’s the next step? In addition to sticking to some of your original goals, there are some additional things to keep in mind as you or your partner work through the recovery process. Empathy Empathy, or the ability to understand someone […]Read More
WHAT MAKES A SEXUAL ADDICT?
Many of the articles in this series discuss steps to overcoming sexual addiction, such as where to start and the importance of an accountability partner. However, sometimes as people become aware of potentially destructive behaviors, they may wonder: Am I a sexual addict, or am I merely seeking pleasure? It is normal to want to […]Read More