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5 Special Challenges You’ll Face as the Partner of a Sex Addict

5 Special Challenges You’ll Face as the Partner of a Sex Addict

5 Special Challenges You’ll Face as the Partner of a Sex Addict As a partner of a sex addict, it’s common to feel betrayed, isolated, and alone. Even if your partner is trying to get help for their addiction, your own needs might get ignored as they focus on their

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When Is Sex Addiction an Addiction?

When Is Sex Addiction an Addiction?

When Is Sex Addiction an Addiction? So many people suffer and struggle with different types of addictions. Whether it’s alcohol, drugs, or something else entirely, addiction is not something to be taken lightly. In fact, sex addiction can be just as harmful as these other problems. In many cases, it

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Relationship Issues: When Does Porn Use Become a Problem?

Relationship Issues: When Does Porn Use Become a Problem?

Relationship Issues: When Does Porn Use Become a Problem? As a kid, you might remember searching for your dad’s stack of Playboy magazines in the garage or the adult section of the video store hidden behind a velvet curtain. Today, however, porn is much more readily accessible with online sites

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What to Expect from Sex Addiction Therapy

What to Expect from Sex Addiction Therapy

What to Expect from Sex Addiction Therapy Entering into sex addiction therapy can be one of the most intimidating and vulnerable decisions. Many come into therapy because they are at a crossroads in their relationship. If you’re one of these people, you might be invested in therapy, but not sure

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I’ve Just Cheated on My Partner—Should I Tell?

I’ve Just Cheated on My Partner—Should I Tell?

I’ve Just Cheated on My Partner—Should I Tell? Cheating is a hurdle that is difficult to get over. Feelings of betrayal, resentment, and guilt can prove toxic to a once happy relationship. It is no surprise that for those who cheat, the reason that they do not come clean to

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Overcoming Betrayal and Entering Therapy

Overcoming Betrayal and Entering Therapy

Overcoming Betrayal and Entering Therapy For so many partners of addicts, entering into therapy can seem so overwhelming. It feel like you’re just trying to hold the fabric of your life, and maybe even your family together. The idea of participating in therapy can be so overwhelming. It can feel

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Which Is It? Love or Love Addiction? – 6 Ways to Tell the Difference

Which Is It? Love or Love Addiction? – 6 Ways to Tell the Difference

Which Is It? Love or Love Addiction? – 6 Ways to Tell the Difference Love. It is the thing we write songs, poems, and stories about. It is the thing we’ll eat a tub of ice cream and sob over. The thing we’ll jump into despite how much pain it

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What to Do When You Waited Too Long to See a Therapist

What to Do When You Waited Too Long to See a Therapist

What to Do When You Waited Too Long to See a Therapist Unfortunately, it’s common for people to wait “too long” to take that step of seeking out a therapist. I see this most often with people who are dealing with addictions, and people who are having relationship issues. In

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Shame Reactivity versus Taking Responsibility

Shame Reactivity versus Taking Responsibility

Shame Reactivity versus Taking Responsibility Shame and taking responsibility are not opposites. Whenever we have to take responsibility, we are going to be living with some element of shame. In fact, shame is in the underbelly of most aspects of our lives. It reflects our human need to connect, and

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Sex Addiction Groups: How Do They Help With Recovery?

Sex Addiction Groups: How Do They Help With Recovery?

Sex Addiction Groups: How Do They Help With Recovery? Sex addiction is notably isolating for those that suffer from it. Not only does sex addiction often spring from debilitating childhood traumas, but it also has a negative impact on day to day life. These effects encourage many sufferers to close

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