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Sexual Addiction Articles

Is It Sexual Addiction? - What are the differences between sexual addiction, compulsion and obsession?

Characteristics of Addiction - What are the common characteristics of addictions? Written from the point of view of substance abuse but applies as well to sexual addiction.

High-Risk Situations - What situations increase the chance of relapse?

Denial and Addiction - Here are some of the ways denial is used to keep acting out.

Skills to Manage Feelings and Urges - Do you have the skills to manage feelings and urges and avoid relapse?

Choosing a Sponsor - What characteristics make a good sponsor?

Short-Term and Long-Term Change - What changes do you need to make right now to enter recovery versus changes needed to maintain sobriety in the long-term?

Six Steps to Change - Outlines six steps or stages when making any major change in our lives.

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