Tag Archives: sexual recovery

  • Sexual Boundary Plans Need to Be Clear
    Saturday, February 9th, 2019

    Sexual Boundary Plans Need to Be Clear

    When people will not weed their own minds, they are apt to be overrun by nettles. Sexual boundary plans are created to define sexual sobriety and to provide recovering...
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  • The Rollercoaster of Sexual Recovery
    Thursday, February 7th, 2019

    The Rollercoaster of Sexual Recovery

    The process of healing from addiction is both scary and exciting – filled with ups and downs. Many recovering sex and porn addicts find that in the early days...
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  • Masturbation in Sexual Recovery
    Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

    Masturbation in Sexual Recovery

    Some (but not all) sex and porn addicts have a pathological relationship with masturbation. When constructing a sexual boundary plan, one potentially problematic gray area is masturbation. For addicts...
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  • Triggers
    Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

    Triggers

    Our biggest crises can be triggered by the smallest things. Triggers are catalysts that drive our need/desire to act out sexually. Most often, triggers involve some sort of “pain...
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  • Supportive Friends in Recovery
    Friday, January 18th, 2019

    Supportive Friends in Recovery

    All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. Managing the aftermath of sex and porn addiction is a difficult task, and we do...
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  • The Need to Work Step One
    Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

    The Need to Work Step One

    Active sex addicts typically struggle to see the insanity of their behavior. Step One reads: We admitted we were powerless over sex – that our lives had become unmanageable....
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  • How to Continue Breaking Your Partner’s Heart
    Thursday, December 20th, 2018

    How to Continue Breaking Your Partner’s Heart

    Beware the person who justifies bad behavior with apologies. The betrayal of infidelity is, without doubt, among the most painful adult-life emotional experiences anyone can have. As sex addicts,...
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