• Getting Out of Your Rut
    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

    Getting Out of Your Rut

    When life gets harder, challenge yourself to be stronger. Being stuck in a rut, whether that rut is addiction or some other aspect of life, is an indication that...
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  • Working Step Five
    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

    Working Step Five

    To have real conversations with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk. To get started with Step Five you must first...
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  • Connection is the Key to a Happy Recovery
    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

    Connection is the Key to a Happy Recovery

    Loneliness is the most terrible poverty. An immense amount of mental and physical health research shows that isolated/separated individuals suffer both emotionally and physically. Conversely, people who place a...
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  • “Sexploration” Counts as Infidelity
    Monday, May 20th, 2019

    “Sexploration” Counts as Infidelity

    Do you stop loving someone just because they betray you? I don’t think so. That’s what makes the betrayal hurt so much. When asked what extramarital sex looks like,...
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  • Acknowledging Feelings
    Sunday, May 19th, 2019

    Acknowledging Feelings

    Doing one very simple thing – validating your feelings – will change your life in powerful ways. Before choosing how to deal with intense feelings, a basic first step...
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  • The Price of Shame
    Saturday, May 18th, 2019

    The Price of Shame

    Left unchecked, shame will eat your soul. Research shows that shame – the belief that one is inherently defective and unworthy of love – neither encourages nor motivates positive...
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  • Make 12-Step Meetings Non-Negotiable
    Friday, May 17th, 2019

    Make 12-Step Meetings Non-Negotiable

    The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, it’s to schedule your priorities. One recovering sex addict with a demanding job, a spouse, and three kids says...
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  • The Three-Second Rule
    Thursday, May 16th, 2019

    The Three-Second Rule

    The mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Sex addicts cannot control the thoughts that pop into their minds. We can, however, control what we...
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  • Working Step Five
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

    Working Step Five

    Lies and secrets are a cancer to the soul. They eat away what is good and leave only carnage behind. Plenty of recovering sex addicts tell themselves that their...
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