Tag Archives: Cycle of Addiction

  • 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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  • Addiction Destroys Daily Life
    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

    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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  • The Spin Cycle of Addiction
    Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

    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
    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

    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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  • The Power of Sexual Fantasy
    Friday, January 31st, 2020

    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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  • 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...
    Read More