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What is the Difference Between Big T and Little t Trauma?

Dr. Janice Caudill, PhD, CSAT-S, CCPS-S, CPTT-S, PRT, IAT, SEP

Learn the differences between big and small traumatic events.

Sex Addiction Recovery: Understanding Discovery

“Discovery” is a term that has come to mean the event or period of time in which a sex addiction is discovered by a partner or spouse. Partners of sex… Read more

Starved for Love: Intimacy Deprivation in Sex and Porn Addiction

One of the least discussed but most painful experiences for partners of sex or porn addicts is the deep level of intimacy deprivation that many endure both before, during, and… Read more

Betrayal Trauma: Understanding Your Trauma Triggers

Trauma Triggers Trauma triggers are anything that serves as a reminder of painful events in your life. They can be people, places, things, or situations. Thoughts, feelings, and sensations may… Read more

Partners of Sex Addicts & Infidelity Survivors: Are You Stuck in a Victim Stance?

Partners of Sex Addicts & Infidelity Survivors: Are You Stuck in a Victim Stance? The legacy of any trauma is a sense of victimhood. Whether from a car wreck, or… Read more

Emotional Starvation: When Your Marriage Snuffs Out Your Spirit

Emotional starvation is a silent epidemic in our country. Thousands of spirits are dying a slow, painful death everyday. They are dying from hunger, from thirst, from unfulfilled needs –… Read more

Intimacy Anorexia & Sex Addiction: When You Are Living Off Crumbs

After counseling recovering sex and porn addicts, partners of sex addicts, and couples trying to rebuild trust in the wake of betrayal for many years, I have come to the… Read more

Sex Addiction Recovery: Navigating Your Partner’s Valentine Boundaries

  Navigating the Valentine’s Day triggers your partner is experiencing can be tricky for if you are trying to put your marriage back to together after your spouse’s discovery of… Read more

Infidelity Survivors and Partners of Sex Addicts: Bill of Rights

  New Year’s resolutions can be difficult in the wake of discovering betrayal in a relationship. Finding the energy to come up with a goal for picking up the pieces… Read more

Infidelity Survivors & Partners of Sex Addicts: Dealing with Discovery Trauma

Discovering the sexual betrayal of a spouse is more than just shocking; it is a form of shock trauma. If you have experienced infidelity or are reeling from learning about… Read more