Tag Archives: social support

  • Holiday Survival: Daily Check-Ins
    Friday, December 21st, 2018

    Holiday Survival: Daily Check-Ins

    Holidays are about spending time with loved ones and tuning into your feelings of connection. Even for people who don’t get stressed out by the holidays, a daily check-in...
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  • Honesty in Twelve-Step Meetings
    Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

    Honesty in Twelve-Step Meetings

    You can’t save your face and your ass at the same time. Many recovering sex addicts worry that if they go to a twelve-step meeting and tell the truth...
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  • The Challenge of Self-Defeating Behaviors
    Monday, December 17th, 2018

    The Challenge of Self-Defeating Behaviors

    Why do we resist pursuit of the very things we say we want? When other people procrastinate on important tasks, avoid pursuing goals they repeatedly say they want, or...
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  • Holiday Survival: Daily Check-Ins
    Thursday, December 6th, 2018

    Holiday Survival: Daily Check-Ins

    Holidays are about spending time with loved ones and tuning into your feelings of connection. Even for people who don’t get stressed out by the holidays, a daily check-in...
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  • How to Handle the Holidays
    Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

    How to Handle the Holidays

    When I stopped living in the problem and began living in the answer, the problem went away. The holiday season is, for most people, a joyful time filled with...
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  • 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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  • Building Your Support Network
    Monday, October 22nd, 2018

    Building Your Support Network

    When is the last time someone gave you the peace of their heart instead of a piece of their mind? Having a knowledgeable and empathetic support network is a...
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  • We Need Honest Feedback to Recover
    Friday, October 19th, 2018

    We Need Honest Feedback to Recover

    Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. Creating an effective sexual sobriety plan requires complete and brutal honesty on the part of not...
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