Category Archives: Intimacy Anorexia

Sex Addiction Recovery: Texas First Intimacy Anorexia Recovery Group

Texas’ first therapeutic men’s intimacy anorexia recovery group is set to begin January 2017 in McKinney. Although the Dallas-Ft. Worth and surrounding areas have a strong therapeutic and 12 Step recovery community for sex, love and pornography addiction, recovery resources … Continue reading

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Sex Addiction Recovery: Gratitude for the Growing McKinney Recovery Community

When I began my private practice in 2009 I was excited to be the first Certified Sex Addiction Therapist to serve the McKinney area. However, I quickly realized the difficulties my clients faced in maintaining and sustaining sobriety in a … Continue reading

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Betrayal Trauma: Understanding Your Trauma Triggers

Trauma triggers are anything that serve as a reminder of painful events in your life. They can be people, places, things, or situations. Thoughts, feelings, and sensations may also be connected to trauma memories. It is important to begin to … Continue reading

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Sex Addiction Recovery: Embrace Your Darkness

“Strangely enough we strengthen love in ourselves when we raise into consciousness the shadow side of our lives. Conversely, when we keep negative feelings out of sight, they smother the love that seems to lie deeper and closer to the … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: Loving Feelings

Loving him at a time like this feels so wrong. So weak. So self-destructive. Surely a strong, confident woman could walk out without regret. But sometimes, even in our pain, we feel the love. And that is okay. That doesn’t … Continue reading

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Sex Addiction Recovery: Control Your Trustworthiness

  You have no control over your partner’s level of trust — you only have control over your own trustworthiness.   Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MCR offers individual, couples, group therapy and … Continue reading

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Starved for Love: Intimacy Deprivation in Sex and Porn Addiction

One of the least discussed but most painful experiences for partners of sex or porn addicts is the deep level of intimacy deprivation that many endure both before, during, and after their spouse’s recovery. The love-starved often come to exist … Continue reading

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Surviving Betrayal: Admitting That You Can’t Control Him

To begin our journey into healing and spiritual growth, we must first admit that we cannot control our partner’s sexual behavior, wherever it takes him and however much pain it causes us. We must acknowledge our helplessness in the face … Continue reading

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Emotional Starvation – When Your Marriage Snuffs Out Your Spirit

There is a silent epidemic in our country. Thousands of spirits are dying a slow, painful death everyday. They are dying from hunger, from thirst, from unfulfilled needs – but not a need for food or water. Souls are being … Continue reading

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Dallas Hosts National Sex Addiction & Healthy Sexuality Conference

Dallas will be the host for the International Association of Certified Sexual Addiction Specialists (IACSAS) national sex addiction and healthy sexuality conference: Redeeming Sexuality and Intimacy. The conference runs from May 1-3 at Embassy Suites DFW International Airport South. The IACSAS … Continue reading

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