Restorations Therapy Blog

How Does Addiction Affect Children?

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Addicts often believe their struggle with sex addiction does not impact their children. They think their behavior does not hurt their kids because most of their addictive actions, like pornography, strip clubs, affairs, chat rooms, frequenting… Read More

 

A Partner’s Reality

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Learning that you are the partner of a sex addict is a traumatic event. What is often overlooked is just how traumatic this event truly is for the partner. When studying parters of sex addicts, the… Read More

 

Will I Be Found Out?

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Everyone who walks through our doors lives with a great fear in their lives. This fear influences their relationships, motivations, and self-esteem. The core of the fear is rooted in shame: will I be found out? Even… Read More

 

Your New Best Friend: Healthy Boundaries

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

The word boundaries tends to give my teenage self the shivers when said out loud. Boundaries seem like a torturous device my parents used in my past to keep me from having fun. The fact of… Read More

 

The Cost of Recovery

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Addicts can spend months, years, sometimes decades, living in the throws of their addictions. The addiction can often live unnoticed for awhile even while the addict’s life is being torn apart by the addiction. Years of… Read More

 

Currency – More Than Money

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

When you see the word currency, what comes to mind? The first is likely financial currency, such as the American dollar or Euro. Another concept of currency frequency discussed in general society is time. Time is… Read More

 

Taking Thoughts Captive

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

In our American culture, we teach out children many things, such as reading, writing, riding a bike, manners, and more. Yet one of the most important concepts to living a healthy and happy life is often absent… Read More

 

The Snowball Effect

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Picture a snowball rushing down a hill. As it picks up speed and more snow along the way, it makes it nearly impossible to instantaneously stop the snowball. Visualize this image in the context of addiction. Those who… Read More

 

A Shocking Revelation

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

You’ve just been told by your partner that he/she is a sex addict. Your chest tightens. You feel like you can’t take a deep breath. Your heart is beating rapidly. There are so many emotions running through your… Read More

 

True Recovery from Sex Addiction: The Elusive White Whale

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Those who struggle with addiction often seek a quick fix to ending their unhealthy behaviors. The American culture in general perpetuates a belief in immediate gratification, and this belief infiltrates the very core of our being. After living in… Read More

 

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