Tag Archives: sexual sobriety

  • Sexual Sobriety vs. Sexual Abstinence
    Monday, April 12th, 2021

    Sexual Sobriety vs. Sexual Abstinence

    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” means. Many worry that sexual...
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  • Understanding Sexual Sobriety
    Thursday, March 18th, 2021

    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....
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  • Masturbation in Sexual Recovery
    Sunday, February 21st, 2021

    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,...
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  • The Power of Sexual Fantasy
    Sunday, January 31st, 2021

    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...
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  • Sexual Sobriety Plans Need to Be Clear
    Thursday, January 28th, 2021

    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...
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  • What is ‘Sexual Sobriety’?
    Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

    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...
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  • Masturbation as a Healthy Behavior?
    Monday, November 30th, 2020

    Masturbation as a Healthy Behavior?

    For some sex and porn addicts, masturbation is the only sex they ever have with a person they care about. Comedienne Lily Tomlin famously said, “We have reason to...
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  • Sexual Integrity
    Saturday, November 28th, 2020

    Sexual Integrity

    Every life crisis presents an opportunity, however painful, for personal growth. A primary goal for most recovering sex and porn addicts is developing sexual integrity. When defining what sexual...
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