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Sex Addiction Recovery: Gratitude for the Growing McKinney Recovery Community

When I began my private practice in 2009 I was excited to be the first Certified Sex Addiction Therapist to serve the McKinney area. However, I quickly realized the difficulties… Read more

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

Sex Addiction Recovery: Control Your Trustworthiness

You have no control over your partner’s level of trust — you only have control over your own trustworthiness.

Partner Trauma Training Moves to Webinar Format

The Association for Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS) will conduct their first webinar training across 4 successive Fridays beginning March 6, 2015. APSATS, a nonprofit organization, promotes the… Read more

Surviving Betrayal: Surrender Your Loss

   When we first learn that we’ve been betrayed by someone we love and trust, that event takes on such magnitude that it leaves room for lit­tle else in our… Read more

Surviving Betrayal: Willingness

Are you willing to change? Are you willing to ask for help? Are you willing to do things differently just because other women tell you that doing things differently helped… Read more

Partners of Sex Addicts: Why Do I Have to Recover If It Is His Addiction?

Why do I have to recover if it’s his addiction? This is a question I hear frequently from the partners of sex addicts I counsel. Once the shock of discovering… Read more

Surviving Betrayal: When The Pain Is Raw

  What do I do now? Where Do I turn? What am I supposed to feel? When we first learn of our partner’s actions, we are so shocked or numbed… Read more

Surviving Betrayal: Admitting That You Can’t Control Him

To begin our journey into healing and spiritual growth, we must first admit that we cannot control our partner’s sexual behavior, wherever it takes him and however much pain it… Read more

Emotional Starvation – When Your Marriage Snuffs Out Your Spirit

There 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 – but… Read more