Tag Archives: Sex Addiction Causation

  • 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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  • Kelly McDaniel on “Mother Hunger”
    Monday, November 12th, 2018

    Kelly McDaniel on “Mother Hunger”

    In this episode of “Sex, Love, and Addiction 101,” Dr. Rob Weiss welcomes Kelly McDaniel, an expert in women and addiction. Kelly maintains a private practice in Nashville and...
  • Shame Resilience
    Friday, November 9th, 2018

    Shame Resilience

    Sex addicts are only as sick as their secrets. In her book Daring Greatly, Brené Brown writes, “Shame resilience is about moving from shame to empathy—the real antidote to...
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