• The Power of Ritualization
    Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

    The Power of Ritualization

    You can never really run away. The only true way out is in. Ritualization is the part of the addictive cycle where our sexual fantasies move toward reality. This...
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  • Working Step Three
    Friday, March 22nd, 2019

    Working Step Three

    Don’t wait for the right conditions. All that you need for growth is available to you in this moment. With Step Three, most addicts prefer something spiritual, even if...
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  • Triggers
    Thursday, March 21st, 2019

    Triggers

    Sex addiction is not rational. It is culture, habit, and craving. Triggers are the thoughts and feelings that induce the strong desire – the craving– to engage in a...
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  • Are You Love Addicted?
    Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

    Are You Love Addicted?

    Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it. Love addiction, also known as relationship addiction and romance addiction, is diagnosed using...
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  • Can an Atheist Still Recover?
    Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

    Can an Atheist Still Recover?

    There is an island of opportunity in the middle of every difficulty. One long-recovering sex addicts says, “As a devout atheist, I got hung up on Step Three. My...
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  • LGBTQ Shame and Sexual Addiction
    Monday, March 18th, 2019

    LGBTQ Shame and Sexual Addiction

    With addiction, shame is the master emotion. Many gay and lesbian sex addicts present in treatment with ego-dystonic (self-loathing) feelings related to their sexual orientation. Sometimes they openly wish...
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  • Understanding Sexual Sobriety
    Sunday, March 17th, 2019

    Understanding Sexual Sobriety

    In recovery, the road narrows, but the horizon widens. In sexual recovery, the definition of and boundaries for sexual sobriety are determined based on each addict’s unique history and...
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  • Recognizing Sexual Addiction
    Saturday, March 16th, 2019

    Recognizing Sexual Addiction

    We cannot turn back time and make a new start, but we can start from now and create a new ending. The core signs and symptoms of sexual addiction...
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