We are all Human, even those of us in Recovery. You don't just decide to battle your addiction one day and life becomes all Perfect! If you are in Recovery from Sex Addiction I KNOW YOU are TEMPTED EVERYWHERE!!! It is almost impossible to go a whole day without seeing or hearing something sexual. … Continue reading Don’t let the Devil Know Your Loop Holes
I used to think that Nurturing was what you did for others. I was a Mom, I had things to do, messes to clean and little lives to mold. I don't have time to nurture myself and whoever said to strap the oxygen mask on yourself before others obviously didn't have Kiddos. This is how … Continue reading Nurturing Self
Why do we blame ourselves? Why do we feel it's our fault that we were betrayed? In my opinion I believe it's what we are accustomed to doing. I have met so many women and men that all have blamed themselves, but have discovered that their lives has prepped them to accept the blame. Our … Continue reading Raised to be Betrayed…..
I was asked the other day how do I deal with Triggers when I'm out with my Kiddos or alone? Perfect question and it is a tricky situation at times. I remember back almost 2 years ago I was surrounded by triggers. I couldn't even go to church without being triggered and it was real … Continue reading Q & A of the Day
If I could talk to all the Spouses out there who has a Sex Addicted Spouse what would I say to them? My heart aches for you and the pain that you are feeling right now is real, but NOT PERMANENT! If may feel right now that your life is over, that you can't breathe … Continue reading Pain to the Rescue
So, I was thinking I could share a little bit about my childhood and growing up. Just so you know a little about my past Trauma. Instead of going once upon a time and giving you a play-by-play from diapers to now I'll just touch on a few major times in my life. Today I'll … Continue reading She Put the Pillow Over My Face…..
Life is better now, all is good...the threatening storm has changed it's course and all is well in my neck of the woods. So, I did talk to my Husband about my Trigger. And I was reminded that sometimes he's Triggered when I get Triggered, which is why we have to be a Team working … Continue reading When Sparks Fly Carefully Put Them Out……
How does a Trigger feel? Well, I can tell you because I'm in the middle of one right now!!! I'm so upset and angry at myself, at the world and everything in between. Today my Husband was supposed to do something with our kids. And the two youngest had no desire to do so. Our … Continue reading Today’s Trigger brought to You by Sex Addiction……..
Last night I went to our Christian 12 step meeting.....Celebrate Recovery. We have been going for a few months now, and honestly I've been pretty quiet during the share time. I long for the first hour of the meeting each week because it's worship singing, scripture reading and every week they rotate between someone sharing … Continue reading Tending to My Garden……
What have I been up to lately? Well, coming back from a 10 day vacation almost makes me feel like I need another vacation from my vacation. I've come down with an awful deep cough. It's so deep I pee myself almost every time I cough.....I'm literally writing this in the bathroom, because I'm giving … Continue reading The Deep and then the Deeper