If you've failed at getting your addiction under control, you're not doomed.
You're just dealing with profoundly deep feelings that you don't know how to change. Anyone willing to be honest about his or her addiction and willing to put in effort can do it.
Topics on this page: You can break free |Cope With Failure | When To Stop | Misconceptions | Partner Addicted | Counselor Qualifications | Kinds of Sex Addiction | Codependency | Sex addiction and criminal behavior If you approach the addiction correctly, life's stresses, tension and problems will not get in your way of stopping.
In fact, stopping correctly will reduce the stress, tensions and problems in your life.
Don't read anything or watch movies that might be sexually stimulating.
When you feel an addictive desire, go to the gym and do an exhausting workout. Or take psychological medication to squelch the desire.
All these and other forms of repression basically advise the addict to try to get away from his or her addictive desire.
Past failures do not mean that you didn't care, or that you sabotaged yourself. You can overcome any addiction, including any form of sexual addiction, with an approach that works and proper guidance.A further example of why conventional licensed therapy and the 12-step program fail in dealing with sex addiction is that their approaches advise the use of HALT.HALT stands for "Don't get too Hungry, Angry, Lonely, or Tired." In other words, don't be a human being.Instead of beating yourself up or concluding that you're hopeless, use your discovery of this website and my free e-book as an opportunity to expand your knowledge so that you get the control over this very troubling problem you've struggled with most of your life. You can develop the honesty it takes to break free.
I also know that you will encounter difficulty in getting control of your sexually addictive behaviors.
Assuming you've decided you're ready to stop, the free download of all 48 chapters of Topics on this page: You can break free |Cope With Failure | When To Stop | Misconceptions | Partner Addicted | Counselor Qualifications | Kinds of Sex Addiction | Codependency | Sex addiction and criminal behavior The media has done its best to portray sex addiction as a perfectly normal way of life.