Seeking Integrity presents fresh blogs and podcasts on a weekly basis that discuss all aspects of intimacy disorders, such as: chronic cheating, sex addiction, porn addiction, paired substance/sex addiction. Our writing and podcasts offer empathic understanding toward the healing and treatment of such complex, debilitating problems. Wide-ranging topics include how to identify and diagnose sexual addiction, porn addiction, and substance/sex addiction, understanding infidelity, how to choose a useful addiction rehab as well as what to expect from addiction treatment. Our blogs and podcasts take a deep dive into the role of 12-step work and therapy, what it takes to heal an intimate relationship after profound betrayal and a library of information on self-care, addiction recovery and related mental health concerns. If these topics are of interest to you, please explore them by clicking the links below.

  • What Is Covert Incest?
    Monday, April 24th, 2023

    What Is Covert Incest?

    David Fawcett PhD It is well understood that addictions tend to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental influences. Among the most potent environmental risk factors is...
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  • What Is Chemsex?
    Wednesday, April 19th, 2023

    What Is Chemsex?

    Dr. David Fawcett Chemsex is the paired use of drugs, particularly methamphetamine, with sexual behavior. The term chemsex was coined in the UK to refer to gay men who...
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  • Trauma, Intimacy Issues, and Addictions
    Monday, April 17th, 2023

    Trauma, Intimacy Issues, and Addictions

    Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW Many addiction treatment specialists refer to addictions as an intimacy disorder. What they mean by this is that addicts turn to addictive substances and behaviors,...
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  • Neglect is a Form of Abuse
    Monday, April 10th, 2023

    Neglect is a Form of Abuse

    Dr. David Fawcett Many sex, porn, and paired substance/sex addicts, when they enter treatment with us at Seeking Integrity, tell us that they were not in any way abused...
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  • Did Your Cheating Partner Gaslight You?
    Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

    Did Your Cheating Partner Gaslight You?

    Tamara Cooper What is Gaslighting? If you’ve been cheated on, it’s likely that you also experienced some degree of what psychologists refer to as gaslighting. Gaslighting, in case you’re...
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  • Understanding Childhood Trauma and Addiction
    Monday, April 3rd, 2023

    Understanding Childhood Trauma and Addiction

    Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT Endless quantities of research have identified a direct causal link between unresolved early-life trauma and later-life addictions (all types of addiction). For this reason,...
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