• Acceptance of Life on Life’s Terms
    Saturday, January 19th, 2019

    Acceptance of Life on Life’s Terms

    The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous has a passage that states, “Acceptance is the answer to all...
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  • Supportive Friends in Recovery
    Friday, January 18th, 2019

    Supportive Friends in Recovery

    All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. Managing the aftermath of sex and porn addiction is a difficult task, and we do...
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  • Combatting Shame
    Thursday, January 17th, 2019

    Combatting Shame

    With sexual addiction, shame is the master emotion. A considerable amount of research makes it clear that not talking about shame or a shaming event is usually more damaging...
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  • Just Another Way to Numb Out
    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

    Just Another Way to Numb Out

    Sex addiction is not about feeling good, it’s about feeling less. Sex addicts use sex to “numb out” and escape from stress and emotional (and sometimes physical) discomfort –...
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  • Approaching Life Differently
    Monday, January 14th, 2019

    Approaching Life Differently

    If nothing changes, nothing changes. When the road gets difficult, we can embrace the challenge and think about it as a chance to make ourselves and the world a...
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  • The Aftermath of Acting Out
    Sunday, January 13th, 2019

    The Aftermath of Acting Out

    As addicts, we’re not in denial. We’re just selective about the reality we accept. After we sexually act out, we attempt to distance ourselves emotionally from what we’ve just...
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  • Addiction Creates Chaos
    Friday, January 11th, 2019

    Addiction Creates Chaos

    I am amazed at how many of my problems – most of which had nothing to do with my addiction, I thought – have become manageable or simply disappeared...
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