Tag Archives: Sex Addiction Causation

  • Entitlement
    Sunday, March 10th, 2019

    Entitlement

    If we feel entitled to something, we’ll step all over someone else to get it. As sex addicts, we often feel entitled to act out. We convince ourselves that...
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  • Sex vs. Food
    Sunday, February 10th, 2019

    Sex vs. Food

    Sex and eating are healthful behaviors – until they become an obsession and spiral out of control. Sex addiction and eating disorders are similar in many ways. For starters,...
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  • Risk Factors for Addiction
    Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

    Risk Factors for Addiction

    Addictions of all types form and manifest in the same basic ways. The risk factors for substance and behavioral addictions (such as sex and porn addiction) are the same:...
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  • Just Another Way to Numb Out
    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

    Just Another Way to Numb Out

    Sex addiction is not about feeling good, it’s about feeling less. Sex addicts use sex to “numb out” and escape from stress and emotional (and sometimes physical) discomfort –...
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  • The Price of Shame
    Friday, November 23rd, 2018

    The Price of Shame

    Left unchecked, shame will eat your soul. Research shows that shame—the inherent belief that one is defective and unworthy of love—neither encourages nor motivates positive change. Instead, it corrodes...
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  • Stop Listening to the Noise in Your Head
    Friday, November 16th, 2018

    Stop Listening to the Noise in Your Head

    Shame loses its power when shared with another loving person. Sex addicts can almost universally identify when other addicts talk about the “shitty committee” that holds uninvited discussions in...
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