Sex Addiction

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Common Signs of Sex Addiction

Sex addiction, often referred to as sexual compulsion or hypersexuality, is a complex issue characterized by an overwhelming obsession with sexual thoughts, urges, or behaviors that have a detrimental effect on one’s personal, professional, and social life. Unlike the healthy enjoyment of sexual activities, sex addiction pushes individuals beyond voluntary control, leading to patterns of …

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7 Common Addictive Behaviors

It’s not just substances that can be addictive: there are also common addictive behaviors. 12-step support programs can be used for both behaviors and substances, but it’s important for you to identify your addictive behavior first. Then, you’ll want to know more about a behavioral addiction therapy program. Here are some common examples of these …

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Signs Your Partner Is a Sex Addict

Sex addiction affects millions of people in the U.S. Those who struggle with this addiction have an obsessive need for sexual pleasure and gratification, causing them to become preoccupied with sex and neglect other important aspects of their lives. Engaging in compulsive sexual activity may lead to severe consequences for these individuals.  Promises Behavioral Health …

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Six Little-Known Symptoms of Sex Addiction

Sex addiction comes in many forms. Many people don’t realize that the disease is related to early childhood development and that it becomes progressively worse without treatment. However, a sex addiction treatment program can make a difference. Reach out to Promises Behavioral Health at 844.875.5609 today to learn more about the symptoms of sex addiction. …

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Porn Addiction Harms Teens, Marriages, and Real-Life Encounters

Heavy or compulsive use of pornography can have serious consequences for some consumers. Not only does pornography have real addiction potential, but heavy consumption of pornographic materials can disrupt lives in other ways. Porn addiction harms teens, marriages, and real-life encounters. While not all of the very high percentage of people who view porn on …

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What is Psychotherapy?

People who have taken the step to detox from a drug or alcohol addiction are to be commended. It requires courage and strength to make the decision to come forward and admit you have a problem, and it takes tremendous dedication and hard work to follow through. However, even after detox is complete, the work …

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How Equine Therapy Can Help Heal Sex Addiction

Experts say that equine therapy and other therapies, like zip-lining and art therapy, can help people recover from sex addiction. How can being on a horse or expressing yourself through art make a difference? Experiential therapies or action therapies can sometimes accelerate healing where other therapies, such as traditional talk therapy, prove less effective. Equine …

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