Intentions versus Resolutions

Intentions versus Resolutions

The New Year brings feelings of change. At the start of the year it’s common to set resolutions. It’s a healthy practice to take stock of our lives and consider habits we’d like to change or ways we’d like to…

Which Emotion Will You Nurture?

Which Emotion Will You Nurture?

There is a well-known tale about an elder who was teaching his grandson about life. It speaks to the need to demonstrate characteristics of peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, compassion, and faith. In short, if you nurture these emotions rather…

Is Porn Addiction Real?

Is Porn Addiction Real?

To a person who struggles with compulsive sexual behavior like using online pornography, there is no such thing as a “little” bit of porn. A little bit becomes a whole lot, really quick. Despite that intimate knowledge of those who…

When His Therapy Feels Like It’s Re-Victimizing You

When His Therapy Feels Like It’s Re-Victimizing You

  The partners of sex and porn addicts do not always have an easy road ahead of them. Often, an unevenness can begin to develop almost immediately where “his progress,” “his work,” or “his addiction,” can begin to take precedence…

Can I Masturbate During Recovery?

Can I Masturbate During Recovery?

One of the most common questions or concerns for the men I see in recovery for sex and porn addiction centers on masturbation. Can I masturbate during recovery? Will this set me back? How can I tell the difference between…

Sex and Intimacy: Are They the Same?

Sex and Intimacy: Are They the Same?

  A recently published article opined that the reason fewer and fewer men are interested in marriage or long-term relationships is because they have easy access to sex through text messages, dating apps, and streaming internet porn. In other words,…

How to Quit Porn: 4 Steps To Recovery

How to Quit Porn: 4 Steps To Recovery

Trying to figure out how to quit porn? Recovery from an addiction to sex or pornography is much more like a marathon rather than a sprint. Much will be required of and from you in your pursuit of sobriety. Recovery…

Dealing with Withdrawal Symptoms of Sex Addiction

Dealing with Withdrawal Symptoms of Sex Addiction

Attempting to stop your compulsive sexual behavior requires a non-simple truth—the need to become comfortable with feeling uncomfortable. Once you have acknowledged you have a sex addiction, and made the decision to get help, you need to prepare yourself for…

Your Inner Sex Addict is Broadcasting Fake News

Your Inner Sex Addict is Broadcasting Fake News

Your inner sex addict is broadcasting “fake news”   Fake news—or a hoax—is making, well, news, a lot these days and has become a buzzword representing misrepresentation and falsehoods. Fake news is written and published with the intent to mislead…

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