Tag Archives: denial

  • Denial
    Thursday, June 18th, 2020


    It’s difficult to find truth within ourselves. It’s impossible to find it elsewhere. Nearly all sex and porn addicts engage in denial. Denial keeps us out of touch with...
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  • Justification
    Monday, June 1st, 2020


    Addicts are experts at creating ‘justifiable reasons’ for their actions. Rudyard Kipling once (jokingly) wrote, “I never made a mistake in my life; at least, never one that I...
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  • Entitlement
    Tuesday, May 12th, 2020


    When we feel entitled to something, we’ll step all over someone else to get it. As sex and porn addicts, we often feel entitled to act out. We convince...
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  • Overcoming Denial
    Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

    Overcoming Denial

    Denying the truth doesn’t change the facts. As recovering sex and porn addicts, we must develop an honest understanding of our addiction—what it is, how it negatively affects us...
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  • Standard Issue Denial
    Saturday, March 21st, 2020

    Standard Issue Denial

    Addicts would rather deny a hard truth than face it. The most common form of sex and porn addiction denial, used by almost every married or partnered addict, centers...
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  • Blaming Others for Our Problems
    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

    Blaming Others for Our Problems

    At the end of the day, only I am responsible for my success or failure. One long-sober sex addict often jokes, “I didn’t come into sexual recovery to heal...
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  • Recovery Ruins Addiction
    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

    Recovery Ruins Addiction

    Denial is the worst kind of lie because it’s a lie you tell yourself. In Alcoholics Anonymous, they say that nothing is worse than a belly full of booze...
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  • The Desire for Escape
    Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

    The Desire for Escape

    Closing your eyes and plugging up your ears won’t fix anything. As active sex and porn addicts, we compulsively used sexual fantasy and activity as a way to numb...
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