Most people have experienced invalidated feelings. You feel cold and someone in the room with you says "What? It's not cold in here". Does that really change how you feel? Do you all of a sudden say "you know what, you're right, I'm not cold". Probably not. You're more likely to feel irritated. In a [...]
One way to understanding how a person operates while in the cycle of sex addiction is to look through the lens of Transactional Analysis, which is a theory of psychology that considers the ego states that we operate from when we interact with ourselves, others, and the world. Those ego states include Parent, Adult, and [...]
Imagine a highly addictive drug that is available 24 hours a day, offered for free in large quantities in the comfort of your own home, and injected just by viewing it. For anyone who understands addiction, it is easy to understand how internet pornography is a perfect recipe for compulsive use.
A new group therapy program is starting for sex addiction on 1/28/14. Group therapy is an integral part of a healthy and lasting recovery.
We all have many needs including sexual, intellectual, emotional, physical, etc. When someone struggle with sex addiction or pornography addiction, they often aren't aware of any need other than sex.
People often look for the silver bullet or magic pill to overcome sex addiction or porn addiction. The truth is those things don't exist. But, there are certain steps that every client who has overcome their addiction has taken.
Sex and Pornography Addictions hurt people. The addiction hurts the person with the addiction, their families and friends and sometimes coworkers. Primarily, a sex or pornography addiction is robbing you of peace of mind.