Tag Archives: Relapse prevention

  • Isn’t Treatment Enough?
    Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

    Isn’t Treatment Enough?

    You can shake the monkey off your back, but the circus never quite leaves town. A lot of times recovering sex addicts think: Gee, I’ve been through treatment and...
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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 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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  • Recognizing Relapse Mode
    Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

    Recognizing Relapse Mode

    By David Fawcett PhD, LCSW Slip. Lapse. Relapse. Each describes behavior that brings us out of integrity with our stated goals of recovery. While not inevitable, slipping and relapsing...
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  • Sex Addicts and Withdrawal
    Monday, November 5th, 2018

    Sex Addicts and Withdrawal

    We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. In early sexual sobriety, even the smallest annoyance can feel like a major issue. Without our go-to...
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  • The Pink Cloud
    Sunday, November 4th, 2018

    The Pink Cloud

    Let your joy scream across the pain. Some sex addicts experience the opposite of withdrawal in early recovery. This is known as the honeymoon or the pink cloud. These lucky...
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