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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: Boundaries, Not Ultimatums

When we first hear about setting boundaries regarding the behavior of another person, it is often hard to see how that differs from the same old ultimatum that got us nowhere in the past. You do this or else. If … Continue reading

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Partners of Sex Addicts: Why Do I Have to Recover If It Is His Addiction?

Why do I have to recover if it’s his addiction? This is a question I hear frequently from the partners of sex addicts I counsel. Once the shock of discovering a husband’s sex or porn addiction begins to wane, the … 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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Infidelity Survivors and Partners of Sex Addicts: Bill of Rights

New Year’s resolutions can be difficult in the wake of discovering betrayal in a relationship. Finding the energy to come up with a goal for picking up the pieces of a broken life, much less following through on one, can … Continue reading

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Infidelity Survivors & Partners of Sex Addicts: Dealing with Discovery Trauma

Discovering the sexual betrayal of a spouse is more than just shocking; it is a form of shock trauma. If you have experienced infidelity or are reeling from learning about your spouse’s sex or porn addiction, the day you discovered … Continue reading

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The Gaslighting Pill in Infidelity & Sex Addiction: Separating Out the Kernel of Truth

  Gaslighting is an insidiously effective tool of manipulation, most often used by the betraying spouse to protect secrets or avoid consequences. Gaslighting involves getting the target to ingest a special blend of distortions, minimizations, and sometimes outright lies, all … Continue reading

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Recovery Fortune Cookie: 3 Signs of a Hypocrite

There are three signs of a hypocrite: when he speaks he speaks lies, when he makes a promise he breaks it, and when he is trusted he betrays his trust. ~ Muhammad I invite you to share your fortune cookie. … Continue reading

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Registration Open for Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists Professional Training in Cincinnati

The Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS) professional training will move to the Midwest as a follow up to the inaugral training in Dallas. Our next training is set for October 16-19,  2013 in Cincinnati Ohio. Space is … Continue reading

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