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May 24, 2024

My Journey Through Sexaholics Anonymous: From Embarrassment to Empowerment

Walking into my first Sexaholics Anonymous meeting ever was super awkward. There were these three guys—really old guys. I must have been like 27; I think they were like 77.
Recovery
Sex Addiction
Support Groups
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May 16, 2024

Understanding the Difference Between Compulsive Sexual Behavior and Sexaholism

I never knew there was a difference between someone who compulsively acts out sexually and a sexaholic. For a long time, I just lumped everyone I worked with together into
Sex Addiction
Sexaholism
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April 26, 2024

Sexaholism in Relationships: The Role of Abstinence

Sex addicts can still be acting out in their sexaholism even when they’re not engaging in their typical sexaholic behaviors. They might not be masturbating, watching pornography, or having sex
Abstinence
Sex Addiction
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April 19, 2024

Sex – slave or master

There’s an old saying that resonates deeply with my work in sex addiction therapy: “Sex will either be your slave or it will be your master.” While this might not
Sex Addiction
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April 11, 2024

Why people make light of sex and porn addiction

There seems to be a common misconception that I, as a therapist specializing in sex addiction, might be judging others for their sexuality or sexual behaviors. It’s important to clarify
Sex Addiction
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April 5, 2024

A Therapist’s Journey Through Addiction and Recovery

This past weekend, something profound happened while I was hanging out with my sponsor, diving deep into the AA big book. He shared insights on addiction and its solution that
Recovery
Sex Addiction
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March 28, 2024

The right time to tell your wife

Over my years as a therapist, I’ve sat across from many individuals grappling with the heavy reality of sex or pornography addiction within their marriages. A question that comes up
Betrayal
Relationships
Sex Addiction
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March 14, 2024

Recognizing the Signs of Sex Addiction Recovery

Sex addiction is a complex issue that affects not only the individuals grappling with the addiction but also their partners and families. Recognizing the signs of recovery can be crucial
Recovery
Sex Addiction
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March 6, 2024

Deciphering Narcissism from Sex Addiction: Understanding the Differences

In the realm of therapy for sex addiction, one common misconception I often encounter is the conflation of sex addiction with narcissism. Many individuals, particularly partners of addicts, may attribute
Narcissism
Sex Addiction
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February 22, 2024

The Role of Shame in Sex Addiction

Shame is a powerful emotion that can significantly impact individuals struggling with sex addiction. To gain a deeper understanding of this complex relationship, let’s delve into what shame truly is,
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