Being traumatized means continuing to organize your life as if the trauma were still going on—unchanged and immutable—as every new encounter or event is contaminated by the past. ― Bessel A. van der Kolk
Addiction is the wrong solution to an existing problem. Not only does it not fix the original issue, it becomes a problem in of itself.
Just as a heroin addict chases a substance-induced high, sex addicts are binging on chemicals — in this case, their own hormones.
The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
Discovery of your partner’s sex addiction is a traumatic experience which can result in PTSD. Due to your thoughts, feelings and behaviours, you may think that you are going insane. You are not. Reach out for support today.
While people may have preconceived ideas about the type of person who is most likely to suffer from a sex addiction, the reality is that it can affect anyone regardless of their cultural background or [...]
Although there are no distinct categories when it comes to sexual addiction, you do get many different types. Some people may only experience one form of the condition, whereas others may fall victim to several. [...]
Although there’s a lot more awareness about this topic compared to even just a few years ago, there are still many misconceptions about substance abuse. One of the most common is that the signs of [...]
Health experts are warning that painkiller dependency is quickly becoming a greater concern than illegal drug addiction. The number of deaths caused by prescription painkillers in the USA over the last 10 years was four [...]