I am a grateful Sex Addict

A client recently developed a new gratitude list now that he has just over 100 days of sobriety working my program. When we started working together his comment was "I hate the word addict. I am not one of those guys you see sitting next to a dumpster with...

Dealing with His Disclosure

Many questions we receive pertain to disclosure, so we thought it might be helpful to address some of those here.  What is disclosure and how do we do it? When we talk about disclosure we are referring to the process in which a person struggling with...

Unseen and unnoticed: women and sex addiction

Yes, women can struggle with sex addiction too. Often when people research, report on or write about sexual addiction, female sex addicts are overlooked or ignored. While there are likely many reasons for this, it is in large part due to myths that we hold(link is...

What is Sex Addiction?

Sexual addiction is best described as a progressive intimacy disorder characterized by compulsive sexual thoughts and acts. Like all addictions, its negative impact on the addict and on family members increases as the disorder progresses. Over time, the...

6 Ways You Can Make A Spiritual Connection

Throughout history, Native American tribes taught that we are all made of three parts – the mind, the body, and the spirit/soul. They believed that if one of the three were out of balance, the other two would suffer and so the tribal members made a daily...