5 thoughts on “Recognizing the Consequences of Sexual Addiction

  • October 16, 2014 at 10:04 pm

    I liked the clear statements of negative consequences of sexual/porn addiction. The addict naturally rationalizes away the negative consequences and is helped by seeing them organized in a plain, straightforward manner.

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  • October 20, 2014 at 10:58 am

    Sounds like a bit of a chicken and egg problem. You said that “sex addicts will tell you that they’re unhappy, and that they’re having a variety of life and relationship problems.” How do you tell the difference between the person who is using sex to self-soothe the way that another person might use Internet gaming, a hobby, two hours a day in the gym, or 5 hours a day in front of the TV to self-soothe, and the peson who is addicted and their life and relationship problems are a result of the addiction?

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  • December 2, 2014 at 12:02 am

    YIKES! Just recognized myself!

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  • December 2, 2014 at 9:41 am

    I also liked the clear listing of real consequences of sex and pornography addiction. It is important to clarify the consequences so that the typical rationalizations are seen as untrue.

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  • February 14, 2015 at 8:48 am

    Reading this was like looking on the inside of my ex. He is still in denial. He absolutely destroyed our family and still believes his stuff as normal. I am absolutely devastated and horrified that seemingly good men hide this addiction so completely.

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