Tag Archives: sex addict

  • Sex Addiction is Not an Excuse for Bad Behavior
    Friday, February 9th, 2018

    Sex Addiction is Not an Excuse for Bad Behavior

    Under no circumstances are sex addicts absolved of responsibility for the problems their choices have caused. Sometimes people who get caught engaging in an embarrassing, objectionable, or even illegal...
  • Sex Addiction and Secrecy
    Thursday, February 8th, 2018

    Sex Addiction and Secrecy

    If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself. Sexually addictive behaviors often escalate to the point where addicts violate their inner values and...
  • Sex Addiction is Not Fun
    Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

    Sex Addiction is Not Fun

    Imagine living without air. Now imagine something worse. When we say the words “sex addiction” to non-addicted people, the kneejerk response is often something like: “Hey, sounds fun. Sign...
  • The Power of Sexual Fantasy
    Monday, February 5th, 2018

    The Power of Sexual Fantasy

    Lost for now is not the same as lost forever. We can find our way back. For sex addicts, a primary coping mechanism for any and all forms of...
  • Understanding the Bubble/Trance
    Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

    Understanding the Bubble/Trance

    Sex addiction is not about the sex, it’s about losing touch with reality. Sex addicts often experience more pleasure and escape through anticipating, chasing, and preparing for sex than...
  • Blaming Others
    Friday, February 2nd, 2018

    Blaming Others

    Sex addicts often place blame for their addiction on the actions of others. One long-sober sex addict sometimes jokes, “I didn’t come into sexual recovery to heal or change...
  • Nymphomaniac: Is Sex Addiction Real?
    Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

    Nymphomaniac: Is Sex Addiction Real?

    In this HER Radio podcast hosted by Dr. Pamela Peeke and Michelle King Robson, Dr. Rob Weiss discusses the nature and impact of sexual addiction.
  • Understanding Denial
    Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

    Understanding Denial

    Addictions (of all types) are driven a complex series of internal and external lies commonly referred to as denial. Typically, each lie is supported by one or more rationalizations,...