Archive for August, 2012

How do Soldiers become Sex Addicts?

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How do Soldiers become Sex Addicts?

When we hear about the problems soldiers face related to their wartime activities, we typically hear about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The condition itself is still being understood, and up until recently carried a stigma. While some of those old notions linger, soldiers with PTSD are finding greater acceptance amongst their own groups and...
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What are the differences between substance addiction and sex addiction?

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What are the differences between substance addiction and sex addiction?

All addictions share certain qualities, but present their own challenges. Addiction comes in two basic varieties; dependence on an outside chemical, and dependence on a chemical produced from within. An addiction that sustains itself using an outside substance is a “physical addiction,” while an addiction using the body’s own chemistry stems from “psychological,” sources....
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Why Can’t I Stop My Unwanted Sexual Behaviors?

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Why Can’t I Stop My Unwanted Sexual Behaviors?

Many sex addicts struggling with obsessive, compulsive unwanted sexual behaviors often ask, Why can’t I stop?  The internal stop mechanism doesn’t work! It’s simple…All you have to do to stop, which you may have done many times, is say stop. Unfortunately staying stopped is the problem.  In the aftermath of acting out you get...
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7 Paths to Sucess in Recovery from Sex Addiction

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7 Paths to Sucess in Recovery from Sex Addiction

7 Paths to Success:  Recovery from Sex Addiction Untold men and women of every race, creed, religion, social status, profession, and economic strata struggle with unwanted obsessive compulsive often addictive behaviors often referred to as the disease of sex addiction. If you talk to a person who suffers from the obsession and compulsion of...
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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 12

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 12

Step 12 Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 12: Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to sex and love addicts, and to practice these principles in all areas of our lives. Just as in step 1, this step has three different versions applicable to...
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