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What Story Will Define You?

Posted by Admin on June 30, 2016
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Category : Addiction

Am I my disease? Is my addict the core of who I really am? Was there a time my life that addict thinking and behavior was not in the “drivers seat”? Persons in recovery often wrestle with these questions.  When one is active in the disease of addiction, whether alcohol, heroin, gambling, fantasy, marijuana, food, sex or pornography it is hard to imagine a life without it.  As the next moment, day, month, year goes

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Recovery or Discovery

Posted by Admin on June 30, 2016
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Category : Recovery

In the first therapy session, the most frequently asked question is “How long is the recovery process?”. People in acute distress need a sense of how long it will be before their lives to return to “normal”.  In that first session what a client is really asking is “how much longer will I be in this much pain?”.  Partners want to know how long they will be asked (or expected) to manage the home, children,

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There is Hope

Posted by Admin on June 30, 2016
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Category : Partner Issues

Partners often ask “do couples really recover from sex addiction?” and “why don’t I see any of these ‘healed couples’ in partner of sex addicts meetings? Partners are looking for hope.  They are looking for a positive return on their emotional investment.  Partners seek reassurance that the pain and shame they are choosing to live through will come with peace and even joy on the other side and that the life they knew would return.

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