Porn & Sex Addiction Therapy Blog

Welcome to our blog page. Here you will find a range of short articles about sex and pornography addiction and its impact on partners – and also on society. We aim to write at least two blogs a month. Some will be extracts from books written by Paula Hall, some are about news items that have recently been in the press. We also like to write about some of the controversies in sex and porn addiction as we’re aware of what a huge impact they can have on people struggling with this problem and also those of us that work in the field. Please do have a browse and if you find something that interests you, please do feel free to share with friends on social media as, or if, appropriate.

2017 ‘My partner is a sex addict – Should I stay or should I go?’ Finding out your partner has sex addiction can be a painful and devastating revelation. There will be a million questions bouncing around your mind and you’ll be feeling a world of emotions. The question we’re going to take a brief look at... Read More 2017 The problem with sex addiction and celebrity: Part One When sex addiction appears in the headlines it is usually attached to some celebrity figure in the form of juicy gossip. We rarely see thorough investigative articles done by professionals who take the condition seriously. The term ‘sex addiction’ is... Read More 2017 “It’s not my fault. I’m a sex addict!” Is sex addiction real or just an excuse? s it may pose if it became an officially recognised condition. Here we’ll be looking primarily at the latter. People may reject the validity of sex addiction on the assumption that those who support it hold conservative sexual views and therefore... Read More 2017 How healthy core beliefs affect recovery All of us will have core beliefs wired into our brains stemming from either our childhoods or how society has shaped us over the years. And in order to get into recovery it’s essential to identify them and reveal any... Read More 2017 Why does sex addiction hurt partners so much? There are many common assumptions and misunderstandings surrounding sex addiction which can have damaging and hurtful effects on the partners of those suffering with it. They may come from well-meaning friends, untrained therapists or even from the partners themselves. Here... Read More 2017 How does sex addiction start? Part 3 Now we have taken a look at how sex addiction starts in terms of opportunity-induced addiction and trauma-induced addiction. In this final part, I will explain how attachment issues also contribute towards sex addiction. Whatever may happen to a person... Read More