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 [...]
For many people who struggle with sexual addiction, identifying the triggers - this people, places, things, smells, sounds, emotions, etc. - that bring about urges to use is a critical step to establishing sobriety. The people we work with who struggle with sexual addiction often are unable to identify specific triggers. They'll say things like, [...]
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.
Can sex addiction be treated successfully? Absolutely. Read more in this short blog to understand how.
Here are 10 tips to staying sober and preventing relapse into sex addiction.
How do you identify the triggers that lead you to relapsing in a sex or pornography addiction? It's not as difficult as you think.
Summer time situations can be stressors for many people. Recognize that these stressors can trigger your sex or pornography addiction and take corrective action BEFORE you are stressed.
HALT (Hurt, Angry, Lonely, Tired) is an acronym to recognize when you're prone to relapsing. In this post we'll look at the 4th of these emotions, Tired.
Triggers to sexual and pornography addiction take many forms. An acronym to use in checking your Triggers is HALT. In this post we'll investigate the "L", Loneliness.
Understanding your triggers - the emotions and events that occur before your sex or pornography addiction behaviors start - is one of the first steps to making change and begin living addiction free.