Tag Archives: self-identity

  • Shame as the Underlying Issue
    Thursday, June 20th, 2019

    Shame as the Underlying Issue

    Shame is like quicksand. It sucks us in and tries to kill us. Nearly all sex addicts are shame-based to one degree or another. As such, we tend to...
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  • Stop Saying “I Can’t”
    Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

    Stop Saying “I Can’t”

    Challenges test our courage and our ability to change. In both our lives and our recovery, it is counterproductive to look at something daunting and say, “No way, I’ll...
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  • Shame: The Wisdom of Sirius Black
    Thursday, June 13th, 2019

    Shame: The Wisdom of Sirius Black

    Shame thrives in darkness, but withers in sunlight. In Harry Potter: The Order of the Phoenix, Harry fears the darkness within himself. When he shares this with his godfather,...
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  • Understanding Sexual Sobriety
    Sunday, March 17th, 2019

    Understanding Sexual Sobriety

    In recovery, the road narrows, but the horizon widens. In sexual recovery, the definition of and boundaries for sexual sobriety are determined based on each addict’s unique history and...
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  • Creating Healthy Body Image
    Monday, November 26th, 2018

    Creating Healthy Body Image

    David Fawcett PhD, LCSW Body image concerns, those distortions in how we see our own bodies, are widespread in modern society. For many years, women experienced the bulk of...
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  • The Gifts of Recovery
    Sunday, October 14th, 2018

    The Gifts of Recovery

    The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now. As we heal from sexual addiction, honesty, integrity, self-knowledge, and a desire to...
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