Tag Archives: denial

  • Sex and Porn Addiction and Denial
    Friday, November 26th, 2021

    Sex and Porn Addiction and Denial

    Delay is the deadliest form of denial. As sex and porn addicts, we rationalize, minimize, and justify our sexual adventures, blaming everyone and everything but ourselves for our actions...
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  • The Aftermath of Acting Out
    Monday, November 8th, 2021

    The Aftermath of Acting Out

    As addicts, we’re not in denial. We’re just selective about the reality we accept. After we sexually act out, we attempt to distance ourselves emotionally from what we’ve just...
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  • The Role of Denial
    Sunday, October 24th, 2021

    The Role of Denial

    A core issue of active addiction is the avoidance of reality. Science fiction author Douglas Adams once wrote, “There is no point in using the word impossible to describe...
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  • Problematic Porn Use and Denial
    Monday, September 27th, 2021

    Problematic Porn Use and Denial

    Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW, CSAT Problematic porn users rarely view their sexual fantasy life as a cause of their unhappiness and life challenges. Even when they are neck-deep in...
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  • Sex and Porn Addiction and Secrecy
    Saturday, September 18th, 2021

    Sex and Porn Addiction and Secrecy

    If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself. As active sex and porn addicts, we organized our entire lives around sexual fantasy and...
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  • Willful Ignorance
    Thursday, August 12th, 2021

    Willful Ignorance

    We’re not in denial. We’re just selective about the reality we accept. For some of us, denial is so deep and so powerful that we somehow manage to stay...
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  • Denial
    Friday, June 18th, 2021

    Denial

    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
    Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

    Justification

    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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