Compulsive Sexual Behaviors May Reflect Disordered Attachment

Compulsive Sexual Behaviors May Reflect Disordered Attachment If you are experiencing unwanted compulsive sexual behaviors—infidelity, pornography addiction, obsessions, problem masturbation, illegal or high-risk sexual preoccupations, then it will be useful for you to in explore your attachment history. Experience teaches clinicians that our personal attachment style, which is formed in…

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PORN IS NOT HARMLESS, AND HERE’S WHY

Some people think that watching pornography is harmless. But in the addiction recovery world, we know better. Sure, for some, watching porn isn’t necessarily an inherently dangerous activity – maybe for those who only view it occasionally, for example. But even for these folks and for most other people who…

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The Sexually Compulsive Virgin

Sexual compulsivity doesn’t always mean hypersexual. Do you or does someone you know view pornography more than you’d like, or find it hard to stay away? Does porn viewing conflict with your value system, but you do it anyway? Do you spend way too much time exploring sexual opportunities online,…

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Sex Addiction + Technology: A Harmful Combination

A couple weeks ago, a handful of Prescott House staff members attended an International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals symposium in Phoenix that focused on the treatment of compulsive sexual behaviors; specifically, pornography addiction. As far as conferences go, this one definitely held our attention. Even though Prescott House…

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The Myth of Rock Bottom: Debunked

Don't wait until rock bottom to seek substance abuse treatment.

There are many myths surrounding drug addiction, but none more dangerous than the idea that a user must hit rock bottom before they seek treatment. Men in all stages of addiction come to Prescott House for treatment and recovery from a wide variety of conditions. Rock bottom is a myth,…

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The Harmful Consequences of Sex Addiction

Addiction manifests itself in many forms, and while some people are addicted to substances, such as drugs, alcohol or tobacco, others addicted to physical things, emotional stimulation, or other intangible items that we’re just beginning to understand. The significance of sex addiction is often minimized in modern media. Some doubt…

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