man leading sex addiction help group

Don’t Worry About Whether Sex Addiction Is ‘Real’—Just Get Help

There is a debate raging about whether sexual addiction is a “real” addiction. Skeptics say that there is little peer-reviewed scientific evidence in support of sex addiction and that some evidence actually contradicts the existence of sexual addiction. The official authority on psychological disorders—the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders—has so far rejected appeals…

Deerfield house with horse farm at The Ranch

Center for Relationship and Sexual Recovery at The Ranch Expands with Opening of Deerfield House

To meet the growing national demand for men’s sex addiction and intimacy disorders treatment, the Center for Relationship and Sexual Recovery at The Ranch expands to a state-of-the-art 12,000 square foot treatment facility. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) May 8, 2014 – For 39 straight months, demand has exceeded capacity at the Center for Relationship and Sexual…

woman being supported during group therapy for addiction recovery

Getting Real in Recovery

Hannah had been in active recovery for nearly four years before she had her first big breakthrough. She landed in treatment for love and sex addiction and had learned through the benefit of personal work and the love and support of an SLAA community of accepting, non-judgmental friends that sometimes recovery is an awkward waltz:…

woman in bed with blurred relationship addiction lines with her partner

When Addictions Overlap: The Fuzzy Boundaries between Love, Sex and Relationship Addiction

Addictions and people rarely follow textbook examples. In reality, people are a mix of instincts and urges born of unique hurts, experiences, backgrounds and genetic predispositions. It should not be surprising that there would be frequent overlap among addictions, especially in the categories of love, sex and relationships, which are so tightly and often inextricably…