Category Archives: Sexual Addiction

Pornography, Sex, and the Pleasure Systems in the Brain


Dopamine.  That’s a word that gets thrown around a lot in recovery circles for pornography /sex addiction.  Why is this tiny endocrinological, neurochemical compound such a big deal? It’s a big deal in recovery because it affects the part of … Continue reading

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World Health Organization classifies compulsive sexual behavior as mental health disorder


Great news! In a ground-breaking move, The World Health Organization just classified compulsive sexual behavior as a mental health disorder! I invite you to read my writeup on this news and why it is so significant here: GROUND-BREAKING NEWS: COMPULSIVE SEXUAL … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Happiness


“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson “The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one has to do.” – James M. Barrie … Continue reading

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Finding Peace: A Life-Changing New Retreat


For those wanting to deepen their healing from trauma, addiction, or pain, I want to share a life-changing new event with you. So you’ll more fully understand its value, let me first introduce you to Troy Love and his book. … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter


“Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain but for the heart to conquer it.” — Rabindranath Tagore Life can be wonderful, grand, and exciting – at least, at times.  But those moments are more the exception than … Continue reading

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Lacy Alajna Bentley Interview: Female Sex, Porn, & Love Addiction Recovery


I had the privilege of interviewing Lacy Alajna Bentley on female sex, porn, and love addiction recovery. We covered a lot of ground in this interview on relevant and timely topics including the roots of addiction, fantasy, shame, connection, abuse, empowerment, and Lacy’s … Continue reading

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Surprised by the News: Men Fighting Toxic Masculinity


Last Friday when I tuned into the Staci Sprout‘s Facebook Live show Sex Addiction in the News, I had no idea I would be part of the conversation. It was the third installment of the new show, which Staci created out of her … Continue reading

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