First and foremost Welcome! Second, I am sorry that you are reading this article, but hopefully it will help for things to get better. Third, before you go anywhere else make sure to check out our “Support for Partners” forum. I think it might be even more helpful than this article. The following video series from http://yourbrainonporn.com/your-brain-on-porn-series give one of the best explanation of pornography addiction. (Sound starts at about 4 seconds in) Short on time? Skip the videos Read more [...]
This Page Has Moved Permanently. If you don’t get immediately redirected please click here. Call (916)259-3827 For Professional Help P.S. Recommended Resources: Sex Addicts Anonymous I cannot imagine my recovery without this program. Free Podcast and Mini Course from Candeo Can I owe my first 90 days of continuous sobriety to this program and highly recommend it. Internet Accountability Software Using this software allowed me to get truly honest with my internet usage for the first time in my life. For some reason knowing that my every step was being observed and reported on, made it really easy to use internet only in a healthy way. Treating Pornography Addiction by Kevin B. Skinner Ph.D. I have read over 15 books on Pornography and Sexual addiction and this truly is one of the best books on the subject. The reason is I recommend this particular book is because it is full of excellent actionable steps. Other books do a good job describing the problem, but don’t really offer a realistic solution. Your Sexually Addicted Spouse – How Partners Can Cope and Heal by Barbara Steffens Ph.D. I know that about half of visitors to our site are spouses of people who might be suffering with pornography and sex addiction. To the best of my knowledge this book is one of the most helpful books for the partners. Free Consultation from Coach Craig Coach Craig has been a good friend and supporter of this site since January 2013. He has worked with people from all over the world, including famous musicians and other high profile individuals. Yet, he is only a phone call away and would be glad to give you a free consultation. Call him anytime, with any question you might have, and I am know he will be extremely happy to help in any way he can.
One of the most important skills that any addict can develop is awareness of their addictive cycle.The following is a modified diagram from “Treating Pornography Addiction” (Sponsored link) a book by Dr. Kevin B. Skinner . (Click on the image below to see a higher resolution copy)Notice that after a person goes past the initial four stages, the body begins to undergo a chemical reaction; from this point on it becomes very difficult to deactivate the “launch sequence”. Therefore it is very important Read more [...]
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Many people view porn addiction in terms of black and white. You either have it or you don’t.This approach, however, is not very practical. It forces most of the people to react by denying any form of porn addiction, until they are presented with undeniable facts, such as getting into legal trouble, or getting caught by their spouse or children.In his book “Treating Pornography Addiction” Dr. Kevin B. Skinner suggests viewing addiction not in terms of black and white, but rather in terms of stages.Stage Read more [...]
Don’t try to think your way into a new kind of acting, act your way into a new kind of thinking.For most of my life I used to look at the things that I did as a consequence of who I was. For example if I got a bad grade in school, I would think, that this was a result of me being a stupid person.Now I realize it is not who I am that determines what I do; but in opposite, it is what I do, the choices that I make on a daily basis, that determines who I am. If I choose to eat healthy, if I choose to Read more [...]