Tag Archives: Self-Awareness

  • How Denial Sets In
    Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

    How Denial Sets In

    Addicts would rather deny a hard truth than face it. Denial usually builds slowly over time through a series of small, seemingly innocuous lies. Typically, each lie has its...
  • Learn from Your Mistakes
    Monday, April 15th, 2019

    Learn from Your Mistakes

    Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. No person does life perfectly. Nor does anyone do recovery perfectly. All of us make mistakes, and we make...
  • Working Step Four
    Thursday, April 11th, 2019

    Working Step Four

    Until we face our shadows, they will haunt us. The goal of Step Four is for us to take a hard, unrelenting look at our problems and our role...
  • Working Step Four
    Saturday, April 6th, 2019

    Working Step Four

    Honest self-reflection opens the mind to reprogramming, change, success, and freedom. Often, as recovering sex and porn addicts, we dread the thought of Step Four, of taking a searching...
  • Are You Love Addicted?
    Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

    Are You Love Addicted?

    Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it. Love addiction, also known as relationship addiction and romance addiction, is diagnosed using...
  • Recognizing Sexual Addiction
    Saturday, March 16th, 2019

    Recognizing Sexual Addiction

    We cannot turn back time and make a new start, but we can start from now and create a new ending. The core signs and symptoms of sexual addiction...
  • Overcoming the Shame of Porn Addiction
    Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

    Overcoming the Shame of Porn Addiction

    For porn addicts, shame is the master emotion. Porn addicts are often reluctant to seek help. Sometimes this is because they don’t view their solo sexual behaviors as an...
  • Early Sobriety Can Be Uncomfortable
    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

    Early Sobriety Can Be Uncomfortable

    Every flower must grow through dirt. Most sex addicts experience extreme emotional discomfort in early sobriety. And why would we not? After all, addictive sexuality has been our primary...
  • What is Denial?
    Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

    What is Denial?

    Sex addicts lie about their problematic behaviors – even to themselves. Active sex and porn addicts routinely ignore warning signs of problematic behavior – ruined relationships, depression and anxiety,...