• Working Step 7
    Sunday, July 25th, 2021

    Working Step 7

    You can’t change what you refuse to confront. In Step 6, you identified your character defects and became willing to live without them. Step 7 is the logical continuation...
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  • The ‘Need’ to Escape
    Friday, July 23rd, 2021

    The ‘Need’ to Escape

    Addicts are people who are trying to escape from a reality in which they are not. Addiction is often referred to as a disease of perception. Even when the...
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  • Make 12-Step Meetings Non-Negotiable
    Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

    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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  • Why We Lash Out
    Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

    Why We Lash Out

    It is clear that we make our own misery. In our addiction and as recovering people, we sometimes hurt the people we love by trying to ‘help them’ when...
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  • Triggers
    Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

    Triggers

    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 an addictive behavior. When addiction...
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  • How Do We Get to Carnegie Hall?
    Monday, July 19th, 2021

    How Do We Get to Carnegie Hall?

    Nothing in your life will work unless you do. Once upon a time, a sportswriter called baseball star Joe DiMaggio ‘a natural.’ DiMaggio was annoyed. The next time he...
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  • Step 7 and Humility
    Sunday, July 18th, 2021

    Step 7 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 thing. Humiliation...
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  • Sex Addiction is Not About the Sex
    Saturday, July 17th, 2021

    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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