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In Love with a Sex Addict?

In Love with a Sex Addict?

When was the first time you suspected that your partner was a sex addict? Did you realize he seemed to want sex from you ALL of the time? Did you notice that he watches a lot of porn? Did you come to the conclusion that he masturbate more than you think is healthy?  Did you catch him flirting or cheating (again)?

Porn Proofing Your Life

Porn Proofing Your Life

This guest article from PsychCentral was written by Linda Hatch PhD. Not everyone who watches internet pornography is a porn or sex addict.  But the highly addictive nature of internet pornography and the harmful effects for those who struggle to break free from a persistent and often escalating habit are very well known to me and to the thousand or so certified sex addiction therapists with whom I share an active listserv.

Can You Have Fun With Your Partner? Without Money!

Can You Have Fun With Your Partner? Without Money!

ARE YOU FUN TO BE WITH? ....when you're not spending money? Couples I have worked with over the years have often complained that they lack a common interest. If you have children, then you and your spouse might agree that your main focus of interest and activities are the children. As well, they should be, however, what about you? What about your partner? Do you both have an interest that you share together that is not about the kids?

The Power of Anger in Your Relationship

The Power of Anger in Your Relationship

  Is anger dangerous?  Is it a “bad” emotion?  Anger is at the center of many problems in relationships.  Anger itself is really not the source of the problem.  Anger is a normal, healthy, necessary emotion that protects us from being hurt by others.  It’s how we express it- or, just as importantly, fail to express it- that causes  problems with the people in our lives.  Problems in relationships at home, at work, with our children  our loved ones, friends or even strangers can arise from an ineffective expression