What Is The Difference Between Love Addiction And Porn Addiction?

The word “addiction” has extremely negative connotations for most people. Whenever the word comes up in conversation, it is often associated with habit-forming substances such as heroin, alcohol, or nicotine.  But behaviors and actions can be just as addicting as any drug or mind-altering substance. A person that compulsively engages in behavior with little to […]

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Infidelity And The 5 Types You May Be Surprised To Know About

Infidelity can be defined as a set of behaviors and actions that can severely negatively affect a relationship. Everyone is affected by it to some degree. Still, it is particularly damaging to the person being cheated on, who may develop lingering self-doubt and insecurities because of the incident.  For many people involved in an adulterous […]

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Dating Tips For Recovering Sex Addicts

For sex addicts, the prospect of going back to a ‘normal’ routine might seem daunting and fraught with risk. After all, the idea of forming a relationship or even just meeting up with someone for non-platonic reasons raises all sorts of red flags. Given the risks involved, dating again seems to be the last thing […]

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The Role Of Technology In Sexual Addiction

Technology has truly changed our lives in many ways. From communications and entertainment to science, education, medicine, and more, it’s difficult to think of an area that technology hasn’t touched in some way.  Unfortunately, not all the changes have been positive. Although technology has undoubtedly benefited us in many ways, it has also made it […]

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Are Women Addicted To Porn?

Not many realize it, but women can become addicted to porn just like men. Although males are more likely to be porn addicts than females, an increasing number of women are turning to porn for sexual satisfaction.  Unfortunately, this often causes women to experience many of the same negative effects of porn as men. Their […]

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What Do Process And Substance Addiction Have In Common?

Taken at face value, it would seem that process and substance addictions are as different as two conditions can be. But the two actually share many common characteristics, including the ways that addicted people behave and how it affects them. And while substance and process addiction are sometimes treated differently, they have a lot more […]

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Why Do We Become Addicted

Addiction can take on many forms. It is typically characterized as a chronic dysfunction of parts of the brain that governs reward and motivation. People who are addicted have a physical and mental craving for a substance, behavior, or action. In most cases, the desire for the object of addiction is compulsive or obsessive. Consequently, […]

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What Is Obsessive Love Addiction?

Have you or someone you know obsessed over another person? Have you often experienced difficulty dealing with the effects of your romantic obsession on your personal and professional lives? If so, you may have a case of obsessive love addiction.  Almost every romantic relationship involves some degree of obsession and compulsion. In the early stages […]

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What Causes Sex Addiction?

Have you ever wondered what causes sex addiction and why it seems to affect some people but not others? The unhealthy and obsessive attachment to sex can affect anyone and take place at any point in a person’s life. But the people involved rarely know why or how the condition occurs or what triggers it.  […]

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How To Help A Sex Addict

Do you have a close friend or family member who is struggling with sex addiction? If so, you might feel a responsibility to provide them the support they need. Here are some suggestions on how you can help someone close to you deal with their sex addiction.  Sex Addiction: Cure Versus Treatment  One of the […]

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