Archive for October, 2012

Sex Addiction: Why is it So Difficult to Call When I’m Struggling?

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Sex Addiction: Why is it So Difficult to Call When I’m Struggling?

Ask many recovering sex addicts the most difficult part of recovery and you’ll hear from most: “When I’m feeling and want to act out, I can’t pick up the phone and call someone and ask for help” Having people to call when you need support during recovery from sex addiction can mean the difference...
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Sex Addiction: How to Change Old Routines

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Sex Addiction: How to Change Old Routines

Changing the routines and relationships that are associated with your addiction is almost always essential to achieving and maintaining sobriety. One of the very first decisions you will have to make when committing to a program of recovery from sex addiction is whether you want to pursue inpatient care at a residential rehabilitation program,...
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Sex Addiction: Six Strategies To Help Marriages Survive Sex Addiction

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I just read a great article by Linda Hatch called: Six Things That Help Marriages Survive Sex Addiction What she discusses are some very important points for couples to work on when there is a sex addiction involved. She talks about:  doing the wor Doing the work Getting separation Abstaining from sex for a short...
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Sex Addiction: Is it a Myth or is the Myth, that the Myth is a Myth?

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Sex Addiction: Is it a Myth or is the Myth, that the Myth is a Myth?

I just ran across a really interesting article by George Collins where he argues against Dr. David Ley discusses what he calls “the myth of sex addiction”   I totally agree with Mr. Colllins. As a grateful recovering sex addict who truly understands the addiction…it’s no myth. I was fortunate to attend a presentation...
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Sex Addiction: Why Do People with a Sex Addiction Relapse?

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Sex Addiction: Why Do People with a Sex Addiction Relapse?

I’ve never met a sex addict who is happy with the fact that it takes time to recovery from sex addiction and it won’t happen overnight. The sex addict is so used to instant gratification in their disease. Whatever their “acting out” behavior or habits, they get instant gratification and release by achieving orgasm....
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What are the Dangers of Slippery Behaviors in Sex Addiction?

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What are the Dangers of Slippery Behaviors in Sex Addiction?

Slippery behaviors in sex addiction are those that can eventually lead to relapse. With clear boundaries and a support system, however, you can be successful in avoiding those slippery behaviors and ending up relapsing. Once you have begun the process of facing your sex addiction and working through recovery toward healthy sexuality, you will...
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