Shame on Who? Part 2

Last week, I introduced the “Shame on… who?” series with a look at the problem: women have strong reactions to their husband’s addiction and are then attacked for “shaming him.” I explained that part of the issue was that since the...

Shame on…Who?

I’ve been contemplating for some time now writing a post on the “don’t shame your husband” mantra traditionally heard in recovery circles. However, I’m glad I waited. It wasn’t until I read that book I keep going on about, The...

Grace… It’s Not Tolerance

Those of you who have read Beyond Betrayal will know I’m a big believer in intimacy. Intimacy with God and others is, in my opinion the most important factor in healing from porn and sex addiction… and it’s a key component in healing from our...

From Tainted Memories… to Hope

by Michael Taylor Your memory is more about your future than your past. This is one of the assertions that Curt Thompson makes in his book Anatomy of the Soul. He explains how our implicit memory affects how we interpret the present and drives our predictions of what...

Lies We are Told about Sex Addiction: Part 2

This week we continue from last week’s post with yet more lies circulating in parts of the therapeutic community that are unhelpful to porn/sex addicts and their spouses. 3. Your husband isn’t a sex addict…or is he? Many women have felt incredibly...

Lies We’re Told About Sex Addiction

For the past several month I’ve been doing research (as part of my schooling) on sex addiction. At times the journey has been frustrating and painful at other times enlightening and helpful. Over the next two weeks I’d like to address four bits of nonsense...