Tag Archives: Relationships

  • Connection in Recovery
    Sunday, June 16th, 2019

    Connection in Recovery

    Sex addiction is a disease of isolation. Novelist Dean Koontz once wrote, “A fine line separates the weary recluse from the fearful hermit. Finer still is the line between...
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  • What is a Healthy Boundary?
    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

    What is a Healthy Boundary?

    A healthy boundary shows me where I end and someone else begins. The purpose of healthy boundaries is to facilitate healthy relationships, not to shut relationships down. Healthy boundaries...
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  • Hold Me Tight, with Dr. Sue Johnson
    Monday, May 27th, 2019

    Hold Me Tight, with Dr. Sue Johnson

    In this episode of Sex, Love, and Addiction, Dr. Robert Weiss welcomes Dr. Sue Johnson, known for her work on bonding, attachment, and adult romantic relationships. Dr. Johnson paved...
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  • Connection is the Key to a Happy Recovery
    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

    Connection is the Key to a Happy Recovery

    Loneliness is the most terrible poverty. An immense amount of mental and physical health research shows that isolated/separated individuals suffer both emotionally and physically. Conversely, people who place a...
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  • The Damage Done
    Monday, May 13th, 2019

    The Damage Done

    Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Typically, it’s not any specific sexual or romantic act that causes the most...
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  • Relationships in Sexual Recovery
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019

    Relationships in Sexual Recovery

    When we open our hearts, our lives get better. Recovering sex addicts who are married or in some other form of committed romantic relationship typically find that the process...
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  • Overcoming a “Defective Picker”
    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

    Overcoming a “Defective Picker”

    “There were red flags waving all over the place and for some reason, I thought it was a parade.” — Statement by a Person Recovering from a Defective Picker...
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