Posts Tagged ‘ help with sex addiction ’

Isn’t Masturbation Healthy? How can I be a sex addict?

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Most people think that masturbation is a normal, healthy part of an individual’s sex life. But that isn’t always the case. Like with any addiction, it is the excessive, compulsive behavior that defines the addiction. With this addiction the need to act out in order to fill a void, stop an emotion, or get...
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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 Daily Challenges Do You Have?

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Sex Addiction: What Daily Challenges Do You Have?

The life of a sex addict in recovery can be quite challenging. For me, I wake up each day and have 4 major boxes to check in order for my life to be in total balance. When each of these four elements are in balance, life is really really good. When they are out...
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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: 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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