What Is The Difference Between Love Addiction And Porn Addiction?

The word “addiction” has extremely negative connotations for most people. Whenever the word comes up in conversation, it is often associated with habit-forming substances such as heroin, alcohol, or nicotine.  But behaviors and actions can be just as addicting as any drug or mind-altering substance. A person that compulsively engages in behavior with little to […]

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Infidelity And The 5 Types You May Be Surprised To Know About

Infidelity can be defined as a set of behaviors and actions that can severely negatively affect a relationship. Everyone is affected by it to some degree. Still, it is particularly damaging to the person being cheated on, who may develop lingering self-doubt and insecurities because of the incident.  For many people involved in an adulterous […]

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Identifying Sexual Addiction — What’s NOT a Sign

There can sometimes be a line between what is sexual addiction, and what is someone’s sexual preference or sexual drive. Someone can have a high sex drive and be more interested in sex or pornography than another person; however, this does not mean they have an addiction. Like most addictions, sexual addiction or pornography addiction […]

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Defining Addiction and How to Identify Process Addiction

Defining What is Sexual Addiction and What is Not In many aspects of Western Culture, sex is both out in the open and taboo. We encounter sex as a topic of music and song, movies or even used as a marketing tactic. However, we often don’t discuss the act of sex, and view each individual’s […]

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7 Things That Can Hinder Your Sexual Addiction Recovery

After the truth has come out, and the partner of a sexual addict knows about some or all of the problematic behaviors, there are several things that the addict needs to do to ensure they start healing and moving forward. In past blogs, we’ve discussed things the sexual addict can do to start the recovery […]

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WHAT IS INFIDELITY?

After you discover your partner is addicted to sex or pornography, you may begin to wonder what the next steps for your relationship may be. Most of the time, some sort of counseling is helpful. It may also help to establish some definitions with your spouse, so they understand why and how the sexual addiction […]

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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 […]

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How to deal with pornography addiction: three steps to moving forward

An addiction to porn, for an individual or a partner in a relationship, can have negative or even devastating consequences for one’s life.  Those addicted to porn are isolated from real human contact, often using pornography as a medication to numb pain. Because lovemaking and orgasms can release endorphins connected to pleasure centers in the […]

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