Tag Archives: cycle of sexual addiction

  • Triggers
    Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

    Triggers

    Our biggest crises can be triggered by the smallest things. Triggers are catalysts that drive our need/desire to act out sexually. Most often, triggers involve some sort of “pain...
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  • Understanding the “Anticipatory High”
    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

    Understanding the “Anticipatory High”

    Distraction and emotional escape, no matter how it is induced, is the goal with all addictions. The high of sex/porn addiction comes from fantasy and anticipation, not from actual...
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  • The Cycle of Sexual Addiction
    Sunday, January 6th, 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 Price of Shame
    Friday, November 23rd, 2018

    The Price of Shame

    Left unchecked, shame will eat your soul. Research shows that shame—the inherent belief that one is defective and unworthy of love—neither encourages nor motivates positive change. Instead, it corrodes...
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  • Guilt, Shame, Remorse
    Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

    Guilt, Shame, Remorse

    Feeling badly about ourselves and our behaviors drives our addiction. After we act out sexually, we feel guilt, shame, remorse, and regret about our behaviors. We also recognize that...
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  • The Cycle of Sexual Addiction
    Monday, February 26th, 2018

    The Cycle of Sexual Addiction

    All addictions are cyclical, with no clear beginning or end and one stage leading to the next—and then the next, and the next, and the next—leaving the addict stuck...
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  • The Cycle of Sexual Addiction
    Sunday, February 4th, 2018

    The Cycle of Sexual Addiction

    It is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought. Addictions are cyclical in nature, with no clear beginning or...
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