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Recognizing Betrayal Trauma

Recognizing Betrayal Trauma

When a sex addict’s behavior is revealed to their spouse, it’s typically a surprise. A traumatizing surprise. And yet, for too long, the classical addiction model inferred that  these spouses, far from being unaware of their partners’ addictions, were “enabling” the problem with “codependent” behavior.

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Am I a Sex Addict?!

Am I a Sex Addict?!

How sex addiction starts, how it takes over our life, and how therapy helps us regain control. Runtime: 5:00min

Research is showing that people who describe their sexual behavior as potentially self-destructive are far more prevalent than previously thought (Dickenson, 2018)…

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Gay Men’s Sex Addiction Recovery Group

Gay Men’s Sex Addiction Recovery Group

Addiction and the LGBTQ Community Addiction hits the LGBTQ community at much higher rates than within the heterosexual community environment.  Gay men face stigma on multiple fronts from both the larger culture as well as closer to home by way of intra-community...

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What Is Sex Addiction?

WHAT IS SEX ADDICTION? Much like alcoholism and drug addiction, sex addiction is a serious and harmful condition resulting in significant suffering for the addict and the addict's family. The condition is treatable: addicts and their families do find...

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