Articles
Posted: Dec 8, 2015

Should I Tell My Child About Pornography?

Part 2

It's inevitable: the media (and often friends) will arouse your kids' curious about sexualized images. But if these outside influences introduce your child to the XXX world, you may never find out until it's too late. Instead of prevention, now you're talking about recovery. (Believe me, I've heard countless stories to back this up.)
Read more
Posted: Dec 1, 2015

Should I Tell My Child About Pornography?

Part 1

I get this question all the time: "Won't I make my child more curious about pornography if I start talking about it too early?"

Let's think about that.
Read more
Posted: Nov 30, 2015

Five Common Roots of Sexual Addiction

Part 5 - Mood Swings

The last common area, which I can relate to, is Mood-affective sexual addiction. This type is characterized by a pattern of using sex to placate or control the highs and lows of mood swings. The two most common medical diagnoses related to this pattern are depression and bipolar disorders. The fact is that sex addicts deal with mood issues at a rate of nearly 4 times the general male population 26% for the former, 7 for the latter.
Read more
Posted: Nov 23, 2015

Five Common Roots of Sexual Addiction

Part 4 - Fear of Intimacy

Intimacy-aversive (sometimes called 'sexual anorexia' or 'intimacy anorexia') addicts have more trouble with "acting-in" than acting-out in the context of a relationship. This can be evidenced by behaviors that tend to sabotage or erode the intimacy in that primary romantic relationship: withdraw, withholding, blaming, shaming, avoiding, hiding, controlling, etc. Sound familiar?

Read more
Posted: Nov 16, 2015

Five Common Roots of Sexual Addiction

Part 3 - The Trauma Factor

The third most common type of sexual addiction is called Trauma-Induced and is the result of sexual trauma. Sexual trauma means "any event that alters or damages a person’s self-perception or understanding of healthy sexuality." This can range from normal childhood experiences like “playing doctor” or exploring to actual acts of rape, incest or molestation.
Read more
RSS
First567891011121314
Topic & Article Search