Sex Addiction

Category Description:

Sexual addiction and sexual compulsions.

Level of desire

People often differ in their appetite for sex. One of the most common sexual complaints among couples is a disparity in level of desire. (Think: “When I’m hot (s)he’s not!”)
Since this is a common concern, it is helpful to take the time to examine the root cause of the difference in level of desire since there are many possible contributing factors. After clarifying the likely factors fueling the problem, consider several possible solutions.

Identifying your Bottom Line Behaviors

Identifying your bottom line behaviors is a useful way for recovering individuals to monitor their behaviors regularly. Any behaviors the individual engages is in, that fall outside of the predetermined boundaries is considered a slip or a relapse.

When To Use An Intervention

Many turn to interventions when confronting a loved one’s sex addiction, drinking problem, or an inability to manage their bipolar disorder, etc. The person’s life is spiraling out of control and it’s only a matter of time until the unspeakable happens. An intervention is typically chosen when family and friends feel that their loved one’s behavior has become so damaging to the point that everyone around this person is negatively impacted by the addiction.

Warning Signs Of A Sex Addiction

Warning Signs Sex Addiction: If you have ever wondered if your partner struggles with a sex addiction, read this list and discover for yourself how well your partner fits the description.

Telling A Spouse About Your Sex Addiction

Telling a spouse about your sexual addiction is a big step. There is a very real possibility that she/he will end the relationship. Think about whether you are ready to take the step, and consider having a therapist help you with the decision. When you decide you are ready, the step will be an important one on your road to recovery.

Shame Of Sex Addiction

The Shame of Sex Addiction we have all been ashamed of ourselves at some point, and for most of us, many times throughout our lives.

Sexual Compulsion Triggers

Identifying Sexual Compulsion Triggers: a key component of sexual addiction treatment is figuring out when and where during your day that you are most likely to act out sexually. Then creating a plan for how you will deal with these chunks of time so that when they come up, you do not act out

Sex Addiction Recovery in Philadelphia

Sex addiction recovery in Philadelphia: The first step in recovering from a sex addiction starts with you! True recovery means becoming honest with oneself

Do I really want to recover from Sex Addiction?

Do I really want to recover from sex addiction? Most individuals reach a point where they realize that their sex addiction has caused much more pain than pleasure in their lives and led to isolation, loneliness, legal problems, and financial problems. Yet to totally give it up and try to recover from sexual addiction? What if you need it?

Imago Therapy and Sex Addiction

Imago therapy and sex addiction work well together. Healing is created by developing a space safe enough to have all of you show up. The first stage still requires withdrawal. And the second stage is focused on becoming whole again.

Sex Addiction Obstacles and Coping Skills

Sex Addiction: Obstacles and Coping…

Sex Addiction and Work

Sex Addiction And Work: For many people struggling with a sex addiction, the stress they face at work or school is an important trigger that either starts or perpetuates their addictive cycle.

Preparing For Your First Session of Sexual Addiction

Complete this list of questions to help you prepare for your first session of sexual addiction treatment at Sex Therapy in Philadelphia / Center for Growth.

Masturbation at Work

Quitting Masturbation at Work : Establishing Healthy Behaviors in the Greater Philadelphia Area / South Jersey

Making Amends Sex Addiction

Making Amends When You’ve Made a Mistake

Has your sexual addiction ever caused you to harm or disappoint someone you cared about?

Depression and Sex in Philly

Depression and sex. How does your depression effect your sexuality.

High Sex Drive

High Sex Drive or Sexual Addiction?

Family Roles in Sex Addicted System

In a sex addicted system (also known as a sex addicted family system), it is common for the disease to become the central focus within the system. As you read through the rolls, see if any are applicable to you.

Coaddict

The Coaddict: Loss of Identity a sex addict’s life becomes isolated, lonely, and singularly focused on the addictive stimuli. The disease of sex addiction however, is crowded and complex, and it affects every person the addict had a relationship with: family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors.

Cheating

Cheating

Cheating is a common term that is used by lay people. The term cheating is often used synonymously with “illicit affair, infidelity, unfaithful, bamboozle, fool, con, and defraud.”

Sex Addiction Quiz

Sex addiction quiz. Do you have a sex addiction or simply a high sex drive?

Sex Addiction Counseling, Therapy, & Treatment

What is a sex addiction? Sex addiction is best understood as a form of an intimacy disorder. Addicts typically experience compulsive sexual thoughts and/or actions.