Compulsive thinking creates thought patterns that are life draining. Learn a few simple steps to change compulsive thinking here. And ask your questions about how to change thought patterns at the end.
Did you know that you can meditate while walking? Learn a simple five minute addiction recovery meditation here.
Impulse control, drug and alcohol use, stress, and financial problems can all cause people to shoplift. A review of the compulsive nature of shoplifting and why people shoplift here.
Are some people more likely to become addicts than others? Can you predict addiction based on personality traits? More on the addictive personality here.
We review the symptoms, intervention and treatments possible for video game addicts, or parents of children and teens who suspect gaming addiction in their kids.
Sex addicts can be men or women and can identity as being gay, lesbian, straight, bisexual, or transgender. But do heterosexual men who are sex addicts have particular attitudes towards women? We explore here.
Masturbation is a healthy part of human sexual expression. But how much is too much? We explore male masturbation here and provide you with some questions to ask yourself so that you can assess possible masturbation addiction. Self-tests and more here.
One founding principle of twelve steps groups is anonymity. But what do groups like Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA), Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA) or Sexual Recovery Anonymous (SRA) do when a member self-reports about sexual assault? Or what should members do? More here.
Sex is a natural part of human life. But do sex addicts need to abstain totally from sex in order to recover from sexual addiction? We review what twelve step groups believe in terms of abstinence for sex addiction here.
Sex offenders can also be sex addicts. But not ALL sex offenders are sex addicts, and vice versa. The difference between a non-addicted sex offender and a sex addict who is also a sex offender is in the intent. We examine that distinction here.