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Sexual Addiction- “Who do I get to be?”

A question that I often challenge clients to ask themselves is “Who do I get to be?” when being compulsive sexually. The sexual act could be anything from viewing pornography, going to strip clubs, hiring sex workers, or having affairs. There are a variety of reflections to this question. But what’s common is that clients [...]

Linking Invalidated Emotions to Sexual Addiction

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 [...]