Category Archives: Love Avoidance

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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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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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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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Intimacy Anorexia & Sex Addiction: When You Are Living Off Crumbs

After counseling recovering sex and porn addicts, partners of sex addicts, and couples trying to rebuild trust in the wake of betrayal for many years, I have come to the conclusion that knowledge about intimacy anorexia is the missing ingredient … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: Boundaries Breed Respect

Boundaries breed respect.  Accommodation invites abuse.   I invite you to share your fortune cookie. Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MC&R offers individual, couples, group therapy and 3-day intensives for partners … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: Reacting to Life

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. ~ Charles R. Swindoll I invite you to share your fortune cookie. Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: Trust and Leap

Leap and the net will appear. I invite you to share your fortune cookie. Dr. Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MCR offers individual, couples, group therapy and intensives for partners of sex addicts … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: Responsibility

You’re not responsible for your disease, but you are responsible for your behavior. I invite you to share your fortune cookie. Dr. Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MCR offers individual, couples and group … Continue reading

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