Tag Archives: Cycle of Addiction

  • The Spin Cycle of Addiction
    Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

    The Spin Cycle of Addiction

    Sometimes we motivate ourselves by thinking of what we want to become. Sometimes we motivate ourselves by thinking about who we don’t ever want to be again. All addictions...
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  • The Addictive Power of Ritualization
    Friday, February 19th, 2021

    The Addictive 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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  • Understanding the Spin Cycle of Addiction
    Monday, February 15th, 2021

    Understanding the Spin Cycle of Addiction

    Scott Brassart Most people think of addiction in the “active” stage of the cycle, where the individual is actually drinking, using, or engaging in an addictive behavior (such as...
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  • The Power of Sexual Fantasy
    Sunday, January 31st, 2021

    The Power of Sexual Fantasy

    Lost for now is not the same thing as lost forever. We can find our way back. As sex and porn addicts, our primary coping mechanism for any and...
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  • Stopping the Addictive Cycle
    Saturday, December 5th, 2020

    Stopping the Addictive Cycle

    Addiction: When you can stop, you don’t want to, and when you want to stop, you can’t. There are six stages in the cycle of sex and porn addiction:...
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  • Triggers
    Monday, September 21st, 2020

    Triggers

    Feelings load the gun; addiction pulls the trigger. Almost anything can be a trigger for sex and porn addiction. Even memories of past traumas can be present-day triggers. For...
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  • The Cycle of Sexual Addiction
    Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

    The Cycle of Sexual Addiction

    It is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought.  All addictions are cyclical in nature, with no clear beginning...
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  • The Spin Cycle of Addiction
    Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

    The Spin Cycle of Addiction

    Sometimes we motivate ourselves by thinking of what we want to become. Sometimes we motivate ourselves by thinking about who we don’t ever want to be again. All addictions...
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  • Addiction Destroys Daily Life
    Sunday, August 11th, 2019

    Addiction Destroys Daily Life

    The cycle of addiction is a downward spiral. It’s like flushing our lives down the toilet. Sex and porn addicts share certain characteristics. One of these common traits is...
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