When The Road Gets Bumpy: Dealing With Relapse In Sex Addiction Recovery

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Sex addiction is a condition that affects individuals from all walks of life. It is characterised by compulsive and uncontrollable sexual behaviour that interferes with one’s daily life. Recovering from sex addiction is a challenging and long process that requires commitment, support, and a strong will to change. However, relapse is common in sex addiction recovery, which can be discouraging …

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Finding Harmony: The Benefits Of Music Therapy For PTSD

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop in individuals who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. The condition can manifest as a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, flashbacks, nightmares, and hypervigilance. PTSD can significantly impact an individual’s ability to function and affect their quality of life. While several treatment options are available for …

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Mating In Captivity. Esther Perel On Relationships

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Maintaining a healthy and satisfying relationship can be a challenge, especially for couples who have been together for a long time. Couples can become so familiar with their partners that they begin to take them for granted, neglecting the practices that once kept the relationship exciting and fulfilling. In her book “Mating In Captivity,” Esther Perel, a renowned therapist and …

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Finding Your Voice: Recognising And Healing From Verbal Abuse In Relationships

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Healing From Verbal Abuse Communication is the lifeblood of human relationships. We express our deepest feelings, share our experiences, and connect through communication. However, when communication becomes verbal abuse, it can devastate our emotional and mental well-being. Verbal abuse is a form of emotional abuse that involves using words to control, manipulate, or belittle another person. It can take many …

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Understanding the stages of grief

Shot Of An Elderly Woman With Deep Wrinkles And A Sad Face, Understanding The Stages Of Grief

Swiss-American psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross introduced the concept of the stages of grief in her 1969 book, “On Death and Dying.” The five stages of grief are often referred to as the Kübler-Ross Model. While the grieving process can differ for each person, these stages provide a general framework for understanding the emotions and reactions one might experience during a loss …

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You Are Not Alone: The Importance Of Support Systems In Sex Addiction Recovery

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Sex addiction can be a difficult and isolating problem that affects many individuals. It is often characterised by compulsive sexual behaviour that persists despite adverse consequences. Those who struggle with sex addiction may feel shame, guilt, and low self-esteem. However, it’s important to remember that we are not alone in this struggle. The support system is an essential component of …

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Blending With Love: Overcoming The Challenges Of A Blended Family

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We live in a world where blended families are becoming increasingly common. These families are formed when parents who have previously been married or in a relationship with someone else come together and create a new family unit. While blended families can be incredibly rewarding, they also come with their own set of unique challenges. In this article, we will …

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The Path To Healing: Addressing Codependency In Sex Addiction Healing

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Sex addiction is a complex disorder caused by many factors, including emotional trauma, low self-esteem, and anxiety. One of the most common underlying factors which isn’t as well-recognised is codependency. Codependency is defined as a pattern of behaviour where individuals prioritise the needs and wants of others over their own, leading to a sense of powerlessness and dependency on others. …

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