Tag Archives: Feelings

  • Acknowledging Feelings
    Saturday, June 13th, 2020

    Acknowledging Feelings

    Doing one very simple thing—validating your feelings—will change your life in powerful ways. Before choosing how to deal with intense feelings, a basic first step is to acknowledge their...
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  • The Gratitude List
    Friday, April 10th, 2020

    The Gratitude List

    If the only prayer you say is “thank you,” that is enough. As sex and porn addicts, we may have used our sexual fantasies and behaviors to numb out...
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  • Create Space for Your Feelings
    Friday, December 13th, 2019

    Create Space for Your Feelings

    The best way out is through. We live in a culture that does not always approve of big feelings, especially the expression of unpleasant or negative emotions. Our society...
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  • Early Sobriety Can Be Uncomfortable
    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

    Early Sobriety Can Be Uncomfortable

    Every flower must grow through dirt. Most sex and porn addicts experience extreme emotional discomfort in early sobriety. And why would we not? After all, addictive sexuality has been...
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  • The Etiology (Formation) of Addiction
    Sunday, July 28th, 2019

    The Etiology (Formation) of Addiction

    We are not addicted to a substance or behavior; we’re addicted to escaping reality. When our early-life caregivers are absent, impaired, addicted, neglectful, anxious, inconsistent, intrusive, overbearing, or similarly...
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  • Acknowledging Feelings
    Sunday, May 19th, 2019

    Acknowledging Feelings

    Doing one very simple thing – validating your feelings – will change your life in powerful ways. Before choosing how to deal with intense feelings, a basic first step...
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