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 […]Read More
Is Porn Addiction Similar To Drug Addiction?
Do you know anyone who is extremely infatuated with porn? Would you characterize them as being a sex addict? What even is sex addiction? Not many people would make the connection, but porn addiction is surprisingly similar to drug addiction. And although you may not realize it yet, porn has the potential to affect people’s […]Read More
How to Overcome Lust
Lust is a hormonal and behavioral cocktail that can be managed. Depending on religious background, it can be a complicated topic to broach, but it’s a natural body function. There are long-term and short-term methods to control lust and its effects on daily life. First, let’s understand where it comes from: Your Body And You, […]Read More
Polygraphs? Probably Not!
On occasion I’m asked if I use polygraphs in my work as a sexual addiction therapist. Polygraph requests are typically made by betrayed partners when trust in their relationship has been damaged. I believe that trust is only re-established by seeing behavior that is consistent with words and intention over time. Polygraphs may appear promising […]Read More
Is Sex Addiction Genetic? The Answer, Revealed
As the digital age continues to dominate society, more and more people are seeking help with dependencies and addictions related to it. One very common addiction people are struggling with is sex addiction. While it’s been around for a long time, the increase in digital usage has caused it to spike in recent years amongst […]Read More
Porn Addiction in the Digital Age
Since the invention of the internet, the world has seen a drastic change in the way people interact online. Now that the internet exists, what took time and planning to achieve can now be acquired in seconds. In terms of sexual and porn addiction, this is incredibly dangerous. To learn more about porn addiction in […]Read More
Analyzing Sexual Behavior
Analyzing your sexual behavior is a major part of addiction recovery. By analyzing your past behaviors and habits, you can start to recognize patterns and begin working hard to reprogram them into healthier, happier ones. Healthy vs Destructive To start, you need to be able to understand the difference between healthy and destructive behaviors. Understanding […]Read More
How Can Virtual Reality VR Be Used?
Virtual reality, once a thing of sci-fi movies and books, is becoming a reality in many places. You can even buy VR headsets, strap in your smart phone, and be instantly transported to an undersea landscape or a jungle in another country. But beyond traveling to new places, how can virtual reality to be […]Read More
Virtual Reality and Pornography: A New Normal?
The hazards posed by porn addiction are well known. It could even be argued that no amount of pornography is healthy and that even minimal or occasional exposure to porn can have a negative effect on a person’s psyche. But when combined with virtual reality, porn can be even more damaging to the individual and […]Read More
RETURNING TO DATING: HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY IN A HEALTHY WAY
Technology is almost unavoidable in today’s world. Nearly everyone has a cell phone and computer, and both devices — along with many others — are used for every day activities such as working, shopping and entertainment. As a recovering sexual addict, one of the challenges you will have is learning to use technology in a […]Read More