Category Archives for Porn & Sex Addiction

Pornography and Marital Conflict

 The Perils of Porn Porn is increasingly understood from the vantage point of neuroscience as a “supernormal stimulus.” Nobel-Prize winning scientist Nikko Tinbergen defines a supernormal stimulus

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Intimacy Avoidance

  Understanding Intimacy Avoidance Intimacy avoidance is a concept that might seem confusing. We pretty much accept the fact that being human means being normatively wired to seek and maintain

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Sex Addiction in Couples Therapy

Supporting Partners of Sex Addicts in Couples Therapy You’ve been in couples therapy for a while. Suddenly you’ve discovered that your partner is a sex addict. How do you discuss this issue

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When Your Partner is a Sex Addict

What About You? Sex-addicts face many critical challenges within their effort to get sober. But the discovery that your partner is a clandestine sex addict, is a profound challenge as well. When sex addiction

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Understanding Sex Addiction

Sex addiction wrecks havoc in every aspect of life.I offer a caveat here.This post is a very general overview of an otherwise complex topic.In future posts, I will be writing in greater detail about many

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Complex Trauma and Sex Addiction

Complex Trauma and Sex Addiction Sex addicts often have a deep, shame-based sense of themselves. Complex trauma and sex addiction often go hand in hand. Sex addicts typically think of themselves as either

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Sex Addiction ….Tangled Truths About Recovery

     Tangled Truths about Recovery from Sex Addiction Neuro-biologically Informed Brain science is helping us to learn more effective ways of treating a devastating mental illness.. sex addiction. Alexandra

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