Author Archives: sexrelation

  • The Desire for Escape
    Saturday, February 10th, 2018

    The Desire for Escape

    Closing your eyes and plugging your ears won’t fix anything. Sex addicts use sexual fantasy and behavior to numb out and not feel emotional discomfort. They do this regardless...
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  • Sex Addiction is Not an Excuse for Bad Behavior
    Friday, February 9th, 2018

    Sex Addiction is Not an Excuse for Bad Behavior

    Under no circumstances are sex addicts absolved of responsibility for the problems their choices have caused. Sometimes people who get caught engaging in an embarrassing, objectionable, or even illegal...
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  • Sex Addiction and Secrecy
    Thursday, February 8th, 2018

    Sex Addiction and Secrecy

    If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself. Sexually addictive behaviors often escalate to the point where addicts violate their inner values and...
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  • Sex Addiction is Not Fun
    Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

    Sex Addiction is Not Fun

    Imagine living without air. Now imagine something worse. When we say the words “sex addiction” to non-addicted people, the kneejerk response is often something like: “Hey, sounds fun. Sign...
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  • Denial: Key to Active Addiction
    Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

    Denial: Key to Active Addiction

    Most sex addicts would rather deny a hard truth than face it. Denial usually builds slowly over time through a series of small, seemingly innocuous lies. Typically, each lie...
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  • The Power of Sexual Fantasy
    Monday, February 5th, 2018

    The Power of Sexual Fantasy

    Lost for now is not the same as lost forever. We can find our way back. For sex addicts, a primary coping mechanism for any and all forms of...
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  • The Cycle of Sexual Addiction
    Sunday, February 4th, 2018

    The Cycle of Sexual Addiction

    It is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought. Addictions are cyclical in nature, with no clear beginning or...
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  • Understanding the Bubble/Trance
    Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

    Understanding the Bubble/Trance

    Sex addiction is not about the sex, it’s about losing touch with reality. Sex addicts often experience more pleasure and escape through anticipating, chasing, and preparing for sex than...
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