• Step Seven and Humility
    Thursday, July 18th, 2019

    Step Seven and Humility

    Let us not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around in awareness. Humility is often conflated with humiliation, but they are not the same. Humiliation does...
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  • Sex Addiction is Not About the Sex
    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

    Sex Addiction is Not About the Sex

    We all have pain. And we all look for ways to make the pain go away. Most non-sex addicts think that having sex is the ultimate goal of sexual...
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  • Know Your Goals
    Monday, July 15th, 2019

    Know Your Goals

    What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. If you don’t know where you want to go, you’ll...
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  • Understanding Covert Incest
    Sunday, July 14th, 2019

    Understanding Covert Incest

    An important difference between overt and covert incest is that while the overt victim feels abused, the covert victim feels idealized and privileged. Yet underneath the thin mask of...
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  • Setting Healthy Boundaries
    Saturday, July 13th, 2019

    Setting Healthy Boundaries

    You get what you tolerate. As part of recovery, we must set healthy boundaries with anyone who was part of our active addiction. Unfortunately, we often think that setting...
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  • Becoming Vulnerable
    Friday, July 12th, 2019

    Becoming Vulnerable

    Real people experience both pain and joy. That’s how they know they’re real. Vulnerable people are authentic people. Rather than pretending to be someone they are not, they are...
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  • Step Seven: Progress Not Perfection
    Thursday, July 11th, 2019

    Step Seven: Progress Not Perfection

    Perfection has one grave defect; it is apt to be dull. Many long-recovering addicts say their Higher Power can and does remove their character defects when asked. The problem...
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