Category Archives: Blog

  • Flavors of Denial
    Monday, March 1st, 2021

    Flavors of Denial

    In last week’s post, we discussed the manifestations and impact of denial on addicts and those who love and care for them. In that article, we briefly discussed the...
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  • Can You Recognize Your Own Denial?
    Monday, February 22nd, 2021

    Can You Recognize Your Own Denial?

    One of the interesting things about addiction is that most addicts think they don’t have a problem. They think, Sure, if someone else was engaging in the same behaviors...
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  • Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior?
    Monday, February 15th, 2021

    Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior?

    The longstanding, widely accepted criteria used to diagnose an addiction are: Preoccupation to the point of obsession with an addictive substance or behavior, with that preoccupation lasting six months...
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  • What Is Your Attachment Style?
    Monday, February 1st, 2021

    What Is Your Attachment Style?

    There are four basic attachment styles in human beings: anxious, secure, avoidant, and anxious-avoidant. A person’s attachment style usually develops early in life and, without intervention, it sticks for...
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  • Making Disagreements Productive
    Monday, January 11th, 2021

    Making Disagreements Productive

    Conflict is inevitable in any relationship. This is especially true in long-term romantic relationships. You and your partner are just not going to agree on every little thing. Unfortunately,...
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  • What Happens to Your Partner When You Cheat?
    Monday, January 4th, 2021

    What Happens to Your Partner When You Cheat?

    When cheating is discovered, with or without the presence of sex addiction, porn addiction, or paired substance/sex addiction, your betrayed partner is nearly always emotionally traumatized. Even if your...
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