Sexual Recovery Blog

So we are married, now what? What happens to a marriage when trust is broken?
Posted by Brent Robery on

  Daniel has had a hard day at work. He couldn’t wait to get home. He fought through hours of traffic but he finally made it home. He pulled into the garage, shut off the car, and went into the house. Sitting at the kitchen table, his wife Karen sits, eyes red and puffy, with mascara...

World Health Organization Declares Compulsive Sexual Behavior Diagnosis
Posted by Mackenzie Sodestrom on

Recently the World Health Organization (WHO) added “Compulsive Sexual Behavior” to their list of diagnoses in the June update of the International Classifications of Diseases. This marks a huge milestone in the world of sex addiction treatment. Sexual addiction has remained a...

Co-Addiction vs. Trauma Informed Treatment for Betrayed Partners
Posted by Mackenzie Sodestrom on

In the early days of sex addiction treatment, clinicians took a copy + paste approach from successful substance abuse treatment protocols and applied it to sex addiction treatment. While some of this was (and remains) helpful for treating addiction, it unfortunately misunderstood and ultimately...

Disclosure After Infidelity Part III: Emotional Restitution Letter
Posted by Mackenzie Sodestrom on

You’ve done the hard work of the full therapeutic disclosure and the emotional impact letter, and are now arriving at the third and final stop of the therapeutic disclosure process - the emotional restitution letter. This step, like its predecessors, is a challenging but an incredibly...

The Myths of Pornography
Posted by Lauren Gibson on

The discussion and actions of overcoming an individual’s sexual addiction is best processed in the space of a trusting community. When someone you trust knows your struggle, you no longer struggle alone. Therefore, I encourage you to surround yourself with friends who will rally behind you...