Dating Tips For Recovering Sex Addicts
For sex addicts, the prospect of going back to a ‘normal’ routine might seem daunting and fraught with risk. After all, the idea of forming a relationship or even just meeting up with someone for non-platonic reasons raises all sorts of red flags. Given the risks involved, dating again seems to be the last thing […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]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?
The hazards posed by porn addiction are well known. It could even be argued that no amount of pornography is healthy and that even minimal or occasional exposure to porn can have a negative effect on a person’s psyche. But when combined with virtual reality, porn can be even more damaging to the individual and […]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
Taking a Realistic Approach to Healing: Starting ground rules for partners
Chances are, the pain and hurt from infidelity were not caused overnight… It took weeks, months or even years of build up that has led you and your significant other to this point. Because of that, you won’t be able to solve your problems overnight. In addition to recovery from sexual addiction, you’ll need to work […]Read More
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 […]Read More
6 steps for the partner of a sex addict
Many times after someone discovers their partner is a sexual addict, all the focus is on the addict: What can be done to help them recover from the addiction? In the drive to get the addict help, partners sometimes let their own recovery fall to the wayside. Many partners of sexual or pornography addicts often […]Read More
Why is mindfulness an important step in recovery?
Mindfulness is an important part of the recovery process for those struggling with sexual or pornography addictions, as well as for their partners. It is a technique that helps those using it to observe what is happening without judging or forming an opinion. Many people use mindfulness daily — you may be using this subtle […]Read More