Posts in Sex Addiction
Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work For Sex Addiction

It’s a new year, 2018, and many people have resolved to make a change to their life in one way or another, whether it is to lose weight, get in shape, or change a bad habit. Change is a part of life, although sometimes change comes upon us and to us, versus intentionally changing.

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3 Reasons Why Sexual Addiction Is So Challenging

Conquering compulsive sexual behavior is challenging to say the least.  Once we are accustomed to certain choices that fulfill us, even for a moment, it is difficult to withstand the temptation to give in just one more time.

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Accepting The Choice In Sex Addiction

Choice is an amazing gift we have as humans.  Animals are ruled by instinct, while we get to choose between alternative desires.  Whereas animals can adapt to their environment and outside controlled stimulus, we can intentionally choose our behavior.

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Taking The Disease Out Of Sexual Addiction

Alcohol and drug abuse, overeating, gambling, and deviant sex has been a problem for centuries. Today, the level of compulsive behavior seems to be at epidemic proportions, and increasing in scope and magnitude daily.

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Join The “Me Too” Movement

A new movement has been born out of the recent Harvey Weinstein disclosure.  Women around the world are coming out of the shadows of sexual trauma, and exposing the pain and shame that they have endured as a result of a sexual predator stalking their innocence, in a pursuit of indiscriminant pleasure.

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The Secret Life Of A Sex Addict

Many of us have most likely experienced the “I never knew” response to discovering that someone we knew well lived a double life — a hypocritical life — a secret life.A long time ago, I had a good friend who was considered a leader in the community, a great husband and dad, and one of the most moral and upright of men among us.  

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How The Harvey Weinstein’s Of The World Can Get Help

Sex addiction comes in all sorts of various forms.  Who knew Harvey Weinstein was an abusive sex addict?Oftentimes, we imagine the sex addict as a guy roaming the streets for a hook-up, or sitting alone in the dark with a computer logged onto a porn video.

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When Sex Becomes An Addiction

Since the “Sexual Revolution” of the 1960’s, freedom to express one’s sexual fantasies has increased, but it has come at a cost.  Sexual addiction is at an all time high, and the consequences have been devastating.

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Do I Really Need Help For Sexual Addiction?

It was many years ago, but I can still remember the events as though it was yesterday.  I had just graduated with my M.A. degree in Leadership Studies, and was still driving a college car. Well, as college cars do, the engine seized when all of the oil leaked out while driving.  

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Counting The Cost of Sexual Addiction Recovery

People often ask me, “How much will it cost for the treatment of my compulsive sexual problem?” I respond with, “How much has your sexual problem already cost you?” The cost of unmanageable compulsive sexual behavior is astronomical.

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Why Weekend Workshops Won’t Work For Sexual Addiction

Sexual addiction does not develop in an isolated event. The development of compulsive
behavior happens over months, and even years. Weekend workshops can be helpful in gaining insight into the problem of unmanageable sexual behavior, provide a 

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Why Sex Is Not Your Problem

In dealing with any problem, we must address the roots of the problem as well as the
symptoms of the problem. Sex is not the primary reason we develop a compulsive sexual problem. Getting help from sexual addiction is not simply changing sexual behavior.

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Why Will Power Won't Work

When dealing with sexual compulsive behavior, the often-quoted advice is from the line from the old Bob Newhart T.V. show when Bob simply says, “Just stop it.” While that directive may seem like sound guidance, it is a lot harder to do than to say.

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    Why You Are Not A Sex Addict

    Approximately 70% of men watch porn regularly.  Of those, many regularly engage in other forms of deviant sexual activities. Dr. Patrick Carnes warns that watching porn is the gateway to acting out in real life scenarios in increasingly risky, expanded, and compulsive sexual behaviors.

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    4 Tips For Overcoming A Porn And Sex Addiction

    Becoming honest and admitting that we have a problem is just the first step in getting help for any kind of compulsive behavioral problem. Overcoming a problem, however, requires several elements of attention in order to bring about a desired change.

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    Finding Freedom from Porn Addiction: 4 Steps You Need To Take

    The first step in getting help from a porn addiction is creating an action plan for recovery. Failing to plan means you’re planning to fail. If you look throughout history, no great battle was ever won without a plan. If you really want to conquer the summit of porn addiction you need a plan.

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    2 Crucial Keys For Changing Compulsive Sexual Behavior

    We all have had a desire to change our life in some way — to be free, whether it is a radical career move or a habit that has become a nuisance.  Many, however, have the hope of change without the resolve to carry it out. 

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