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.
Trauma victims all share the same type of experience in that the past is ever-present, regardless of what is happening now, and what will happen in the future. Many trauma victims don’t realize that they [...]
Sex addiction can be very difficult to identify and a lot of sufferers are embarrassed about coming forward about it. Firstly, there’s still a lot of stigma surrounding sex addiction and secondly, the addict will [...]
It is very common for those who have gone through a traumatic event to repress any and all memories about the event. In some cases, those memories never resurface. Instead, they show themselves through the [...]