Tag Archives: Sex Addiction

Addictive Behaviors and Self Soothing via Sex

There is a sense of dis-empowerment in our life for which one seeks outside of self to remedy. We tend to attempt to cope in ways that we find comforting; social isolation (if we are alone we can’t hurt anyone, and they can’t hurt us), anger (unable to express emotions in our relationship, etc.), substance, […]

In Pursuit of Passion

I had someone ask me recently if her husband’s ‘sexual addiction’ was a rare disorder. I responded that I’m not sure about the notion of ‘sexual addiction,’ but that I think turning to sexual gratification to attempt to fill a void or provide immediate satisfaction is really quite common, something we have all done to […]