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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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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Is Sex Addiction Genetic? The Answer, Revealed

As the digital age continues to dominate society, more and more people are seeking help with dependencies and addictions related to it. One very common addiction people are struggling with is sex addiction. While it’s been around for a long time, the increase in digital usage has caused it to spike in recent years amongst […]

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Sexual Addiction Affects Women Too – Here’s How

When people think of sex addicts, they automatically imagine a man. However, that is a common misconception when it comes to sexual addiction. In fact, women are just as likely to be sexually addicted as their male counterparts. A recent national study found that approximately 10% of men and 7% of women struggle with compulsive […]

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Porn Addiction in the Digital Age

Since the invention of the internet, the world has seen a drastic change in the way people interact online. Now that the internet exists, what took time and planning to achieve can now be acquired in seconds. In terms of sexual and porn addiction, this is incredibly dangerous. To learn more about porn addiction in […]

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Healing Trauma With the Hippocampus

A lot of recovering sexual addicts find, during rehab, that their addictions actually stem from past traumas. Knowing this can actually help them heal from their past and eventually, from their addictions. Do you struggle with past trauma that might be feeding your addiction? If so, keep reading below as we learn about the hippocampus […]

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Understanding How the Brain Works – the Science Behind Addiction

The brain is a highly complex organ that is responsible for how we live and breathe each day. Not only does it give us the power to eat, breathe, and see, but it is also the reason why we think and feel.  While the brain may be small, it controls so much in regards to […]

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