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It’s been awhile

One of the reasons I started this blog is that I couldn’t find any other blogs written by sex addicts that didn’t just stop after awhile. I’d find someone I felt I could really connect with or learn from and

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Posted in gratitude, long term sobriety

Today’s Rambling Post, in which I wish to share a great quote but somehow fail to make a broader connection that would show me to be erudite. Several colons were harmed in the editing of this post.

I’m often asked how I can be in recovery and an atheist all at the same time. How do I work steps? Do I actually work the steps or just give them lip service. What about step 11? Do I

Posted in 12-step recovery, atheism, gratitude, relapse, sex addiction, sexaholic, sexual addiction

I’m glad my husband will take care of his own needs

I spent some time talking with my husband today. I wanted to know how he was doing with me resetting my sexual sobriety. We have an agreement that I be honest with him about my acting out, and I’ve been

Posted in gratitude, my journaling, relapse, sex addiction, sexaholic

Do I really have to keep going to meetings for the rest of my life?

The short answer is no, but you should. That makes for a dull blog post, so (of course) I’ll elaborate. Lately I’ve been doing very well. It’s unexpected because I just had a relapse and I figured I’d be right

Posted in 12-step recovery, gratitude, recovery tools, relapse, sex addiction

It’s good to be sober again.

I’m not a big dieter. In my experience, most diets take a lot of effort and I end up feeling like shit at the end because I haven’t lost much weight. Hunger generally isn’t a problem because it’s a feeling

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Talking helps

I’m still seeing my therapist once a week even though I’ve been doing really well. Good thing, too because last week I spoke with someone who also went to see the same priest/monk/therapist that I did. It turns out that

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Posted in gratitude, life in general

Merry Christmas Musings

Merry Christmas to all my online friends and acquaintances; to everyone who stops by my blog. And by the way, let’s all take a moment to enjoy the irony of a sexually compulsive atheist wishing others a merry Christmas. <

Posted in gratitude, relapse, sex addiction

When your inner compass is broken

Trying to control my emotions did not work for me. But this was one of the most difficult surrenders of my recovery because there are a whole bunch of feelings I don’t want to feel, and a few that I

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In which I celebrate the ability to choose!

When I first started reading blogs written by other sex addicts, one of the things that really bugged me was when they just quit writing. I hated that! I mean what the heck happened? Did they decide they didn’t want

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Posted in gratitude

Rough days do pass.

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