Tag Archives: cycle of sex addiction

  • The Price of Shame
    Saturday, May 18th, 2019

    The Price of Shame

    Left unchecked, shame will eat your soul. Research shows that shame – the belief that one is inherently defective and unworthy of love – neither encourages nor motivates positive...
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  • Trying (and Failing) to Quit
    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

    Trying (and Failing) to Quit

    Buddha says: If a man can control his mind, he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. As sex addicts,...
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  • The Neurobiology of Addiction
    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

    The Neurobiology of Addiction

    The only significant difference between substance and sex addictions is that substance addicts ingest alcohol or drugs to create an emotionally escapist neurochemical reaction, whereas sex addicts rely on...
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  • Stopping the Addictive Cycle
    Sunday, February 24th, 2019

    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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  • The Pink Cloud of Recovery
    Thursday, February 21st, 2019

    The Pink Cloud of Recovery

    Recovering addicts must learn to enjoy the ups while staying prepared for the downs. Many sex and porn addicts experience a “honeymoon period” in early recovery, where we suddenly...
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  • The Power of Sexual Fantasy
    Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

    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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  • Do Sex Addicts Experience Withdrawal?
    Sunday, November 25th, 2018

    Do Sex Addicts Experience Withdrawal?

    When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. It is common knowledge that alcoholics and drug addicts, when they suddenly go “cold turkey,” sometimes experience withdrawal –...
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  • Stopping the Addictive Cycle
    Monday, July 16th, 2018

    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 sexual addiction: triggers (catalysts...
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  • Trying (and Failing) to Quit
    Thursday, May 10th, 2018

    Trying (and Failing) to Quit

    Buddha says: If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. Active sex addicts...
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