Tag Archives: sexual sobriety

  • Creating a Sexual Sobriety Plan
    Saturday, May 4th, 2024

    Creating a Sexual Sobriety Plan

    It is not wise to leave a dragon out of your calculations if you live near him. Many sex and porn addicts new to the healing process openly wonder:...
  • Understanding Sexual Sobriety
    Monday, March 18th, 2024

    Understanding Sexual Sobriety

    In recovery, the road narrows but the horizon widens. In sexual recovery, the definition of and boundaries for sobriety are determined based on each addict’s unique history and goals....
  • Masturbation in Sexual Recovery
    Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

    Masturbation in Sexual Recovery

    Some (but not all) sex and porn addicts have a pathological relationship with masturbation. When constructing a sexual sobriety plan, sometimes referred to as a circle or boundary plan,...
  • The Power of Sexual Fantasy
    Wednesday, January 31st, 2024

    The Power of Sexual Fantasy

    Lost for now is not the same thing as lost forever. We can find our way back. As sex and porn addicts, our primary coping mechanism for any and...
  • Sexual Sobriety Plans Need to Be Clear
    Sunday, January 28th, 2024

    Sexual Sobriety Plans Need to Be Clear

    When people will not weed their own minds, they are apt to be overrun by nettles. Sexual sobriety plans, also known as circle plans and boundary plans, are created...
  • What is ‘Sexual Sobriety’?
    Friday, January 5th, 2024

    What is ‘Sexual Sobriety’?

    The ultimate goal of sexual recovery is learning to be sexual in healthy, life-affirming ways. People not familiar with sex and porn addiction often think that sexual sobriety, like...
  • Six Tips for Holiday Survival
    Tuesday, December 5th, 2023

    Six Tips for Holiday Survival

    Scott Brassart Whether we’re addicted, the loved one of an addict, or a “normie” (if there is such a thing), the holidays can be incredibly stressful. Thanks to social...
  • Sexual Sobriety Plans (Circle Plans)
    Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

    Sexual Sobriety Plans (Circle Plans)

    Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT Circle plans define and set limits on which sexual behaviors are and are not acceptable for each individual sex, porn, or substance/sex addict. Goals...
  • Sexual Sobriety vs. Sexual Abstinence
    Tuesday, June 6th, 2023

    Sexual Sobriety vs. Sexual Abstinence

    Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT Sex, porn, and substance/sex addicts in the early stages of recovery and healing typically have little to no idea what the term “sexual sobriety”...