Tag Archives: self-disclosure

  • Building Your Support Network
    Friday, June 14th, 2019

    Building Your Support Network

    When is the last time someone gave you the peace of their heart rather than a piece of their mind? Having a knowledgeable and empathetic support network is a...
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  • Honesty in 12-Step Meetings
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019

    Honesty in 12-Step Meetings

    You can’t save your face and your ass at the same time. Many recovering sex addicts worry that if they go to a twelve-step meeting and tell the truth...
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  • Becoming Vulnerable
    Thursday, June 6th, 2019

    Becoming Vulnerable

    To grow up is to accept vulnerability. Happiness expert Brené Brown once wrote, “Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and...
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  • Working Step Five
    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

    Working Step Five

    To have real conversations with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk. To get started with Step Five you must first...
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  • Working Step Five
    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

    Working Step Five

    Addiction helps you keep secrets. Recovery helps you own them. After we’ve completed our fourth step inventories, many of us find ourselves feeling lower than low and more alone...
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  • Working Step Five
    Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

    Working Step Five

    When at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter. They are so rusty,...
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  • Why We Lash Out
    Sunday, March 31st, 2019

    Why We Lash Out

    It is clear that we make our own misery. In our addiction and as recovering people, we sometimes hurt the people we love by trying “to help them” when...
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  • 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...
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