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
Response to AASECT Position Statement
AASECT, A major sex education professional organization, recently stated that problematic sexual behavior, such as abusing pornography, cannot be referred to as an addiction. They are mistaken. The following is my professional organization’s official response to their released position statement. I personally invite you to take a few moments to read it. Recently, The American […]Read More
THREE DATING TIPS FOR RECOVERING SEXUAL ADDICTS
While many sexual addicts are spurred into recovery by a partner sometimes, single people realize they need to seek help with their addiction as well. However, many times, single people have not had a healthy dating life in the past and wonder if a positive dating experience is possible. The good news is that it […]Read More
TRANSGENDERISM IS NOT A SEXUAL ADDICTION
Automatically considering sex addiction as an explanation why a person behaves opposite their at-birth gender or has a strong desire to behave opposite their at-birth gender is a mistake. Gender identity issues, such as transgenderism, are not sexual addiction. Diagnostically, sexual addiction considers the degree of disintegration to one’s personal functioning; understanding the consequences resulting […]Read More
How does sexual orientation relate to sexual addiction?
Sometimes, people wonder if sexual orientation has any impact or effect sexual addiction. In short, it does not. Sexual addiction, like any other type of addiction, has to do with three main factors: A continued obsession or preoccupation with the drug of choice Loss of control over use Negative life consequences directly related to use […]Read More
PORNOGRAPHY COMBINED WITH COURTING SKILL DEFICIENCY CREATES GROWING SEXUAL PROBLEMS
Amazingly, we now live in a time where an alarming percentage of adolescent males are graduating from high schools that have never dated, not one date. And, based on questionnaires, interest in dating is alarmingly low as well. A University of San Diego study last year pointed out that the millennial generation should find sexual […]Read More
Sexual addiction in the digital age — how is technology impacting the problem?
Easy access is one of the things that make cell phones, the internet and apps so appealing in today’s world. It is also one of the things that make pornography easier to access than ever before, meaning that more men and women have the chance to use dating or hookup cell phone applications, pornography websites […]Read More