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The Big Benefits to Porn Users Who Gave it Up
Results from Informal Groups Tell the (Inspiring)
Truth by Lili Bee 4-6-12
I have been in ongoing talks with two friends, both medical doctors, both of whom have been adversely affected by pornography. One doctor is a recovering porn addict, the other is the spouse of an addict.
We talk, these two doctors and I, about the effects of porn use, and especially the current medical procedures for treating patients presenting with the effects of porn usage.
Our New PoSARC Site Is Up!!
After much preparation, the new PoSARC site is now ready to be unveiled!
Team PoSARC has been hard at work since November to update our look, content and create new features so that as we’re growing, we’re able to meet the requests that many of you have sent in.
Q- Have your deceptions caused you to not believe others so easily?
I got a call last week from a producer of a huge daytime talk show, hosted by a celebrity and all. They wanted to know if I had ever been on TV before because they’d like me to appear in an upcoming episode they were putting together. I got all excited and then remembered I never asked, “What’s the show going to be about?”
Q- Assuming that you were hiding your addiction from your wife (or partner) was there ever a time before your discovery that you felt compelled to come out with it, to tell the truth?
Q- Why do addicts seem so cavalier about whether the relationship survives or not? He does not seem to care unless he’s being kicked out or I threaten to break up with him.
Q- Why don’t addicts ask us partners questions to better understand what we have been through and what we now currently need from them? They seem to have no interest in anything but themselves.
Q- Please describe a genuine apology/amends-making. His apologies seem feeble and he does not seem in the least bit sorry that he hurt me, he seems sorry that he got caught.
Happy Thanksgiving! November 23, 2011
I love this holiday.
Not because of what it’s supposed to represent, because I see right through the Hallmarkification of what was a supremely bad deal for the Native Americans, illustrations of happy Pilgrims shaking hands with happy Indians notwithstanding. Ahem.
No, I love Thanksgiving because I really believe that most Americans actually get with some gratitude over the days surrounding this holiday. Read the rest of this entry »
“Ask A Sex Addict in Recovery Your Questions”
Q- I keep reading about the shame and self-loathing of the addict. I am not seeing NONE of that! He seems proud of himself. In fact, he accuses me of being ridiculously sexually limited because I do not want to act out like he does. I am out of here, this one has no shame. What gives? Read the rest of this entry »