Sex Addiction Treatment

Six Ways Sex Addiction Can Hurt You!

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Sex addiction is an issue that spreads beyond the individual addict.  The time spent planning and engaging in the addictive behaviors, the mood swings that come from cravings, guilt and shame, and the consistent lies involved in hiding the addiction all take a toll of familial and social relationships.  Engaging in these behaviors can...
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Treating sex addiction

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Once you have decided that you want to reclaim your life from the mess that is sex addiction where do you begin? This is a question that plagues many sex addicts. Sure you’ve heard about treatment programs, but they are expensive. Right? The facilities will take you away from you job, your family, and...
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What Works In Sex Addiction Treatment Programs

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There are many methods to treat sex addiction. As every person is different, their addiction, addiction cycle, and triggers will be different.  For this reason treatment is also individual. But there are common techniques that can be used in successful recovery.  This video has some ideas about what works in a successful sex addiction...
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Video on Recovering from Sex Addiction Through the 12 Steps

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Video on Recovering from Sex Addiction  Through the 12 Steps

If you haven’t seen this yet, here is a video on the 12 steps to recovery from sex addiction. The video goes through the types of 12 step groups, how they work, and breaks down each step for you. These groups are one of the key tools in recovery from sex addiction, and putting...
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Sex Addiction: What is Mindfulness in Recovery from Sex Addiction?

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Sex Addiction: What is Mindfulness in Recovery from Sex Addiction?

Mindfulness can be a very useful practice in the recovery process from sex addiction as well as in life after addiction. A good way to think of mindfulness is to view it as awareness. It consists of two parts: The first part is being completely in the moment. The second part is taking a...
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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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How Yoga Can Help During Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatment

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How Yoga Can Help During Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatment

I just read an interesting article on how yoga can help during drug and alcohol rehab treatment And while I totally agree with the article, it can also be applied to sex addiction rehab treatment and sex addiction recovery During my own 3 month rehab at Sante Center for Healing in Argyle Texas I...
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Is There a Cure for Sex Addiction?

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Is There a Cure for Sex Addiction?

The short answer is “yes.” Sex is a subject that comes loaded with preconceived notions and misconceptions, and so it’s important to understand sex addiction terminology. First, “cured” is a strong word. It implies a disease, which many people equate with the image of a doctor giving a patient a pill or injection that...
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What is Book-Ending in Recovery from Sex Addiction?

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What is Book-Ending in Recovery from Sex Addiction?

One of the many tools available to you in your recovery from sex addiction is one called “book-ending” by Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA). The general idea of this practice is to arrange, in advance, to contact someone in your support network or group both before and after a particularly difficult event or potentially triggering...
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