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By admindesert

You’ll often hear conversations during any form of addiction recovery about getting to the root causes of the addiction that fuel its worst tendencies, and the more official term here in professional circles is “core beliefs.” Many people’s core beliefs are a key source of negativity or self-harm that play a major role in the […]

By admindesert

There are a few themes that tend to be common among many people who deal with sex or pornography addiction in their lives, and one of the most well-known and frequent here is shame. Shame can show itself in a number of ways in people, from impacting your self-worth to amplifying your mistakes, and it […]

By Recovery Expert

Just like many other forms of addiction, sex or pornography addictions will take time and patience when it comes to the sex addiction recovery process. Those who are working in this process will often have questions about the kinds of behaviors and activities they can take part in, and when, and a great example here […]

By Brandon McDonald

Why Desert Solace is a 90-day Sex Addiction Treatment Program Desert Solace is a 90-day residential pornography addiction treatment program. There is a reason for this. In the past we’ve experimented with shorter stays, like 45 days or 60 days, but time and time again, we see that the best results come for those who […]

By Brandon McDonald

The concept of addiction, which involves engaging in habits that one knows are detrimental to their wellness, is one that can touch on a variety of areas — and will often give off signs that vary between the type of addiction in question. One particular form of addiction that has its own set of unique […]

By Brandon McDonald

Sex is not a bad thing. Research has shown that having a healthy sex life comes with numerous benefits, including preserving heart health in some people, reducing blood pressure, and boosting immunity. Sex can also improve mood, relationships, and mental well-being.   However, it is possible to develop an addiction to pornography or other sexual […]

By Brandon McDonald

For those who suffer from sex addiction, the reality of their problem is excruciatingly painful, damaging and ever-present. The fact that some people question the validity of this condition only adds to the addict’s suffering. Here at Desert Solace, our skilled and compassionate therapists know how to treat a sex addiction so you can get […]

By Brandon McDonald

Dealing with a pornography addiction is undeniably painful and difficult — for the sufferer as well as their loved ones. As a porn addict, when you first began viewing porn, you may have told yourself that your habit wasn’t hurting anyone. Since then, you have likely become aware that it is indeed hurting people, but […]

By Recovery Expert

At our porn addiction rehab center, our counselors understand the pain you are going through as a porn addict. You carry guilt, shame, fear and doubt, making it difficult just to get through the day sometimes. The pornography addiction recovery specialists here at Desert Solace work closely with our in-patient clients, helping them to overcome […]

By Recovery Expert

If you are in a monogamous relationship — whether that be a marriage, live-in or dating relationship — and you suffer from a sex addiction, your significant other may be dealing with betrayal trauma. Find out from the certified sex addiction therapists at Desert Solace what betrayal trauma is, why your partner may have it and […]

By Recovery Expert

While sex addiction isn’t listed as a diagnosable medical condition in the DSM-5, every therapist has encountered a sex addict, and more importantly, many sex addicts understand they’re grappling with a real problem that threatens their peace and stability. At some point, many sex addicts will need to check into an in-patient sex addiction rehab […]

By Recovery Expert

If you’re battling a pornography addiction, an important part of recovery is seeking help from a certified professional therapist and start attending support groups to help you in your fight. Your therapist will likely recommend that you find effective ways to restrict your access to pornography. Today, that largely means restricting your access to the […]

By Recovery Expert

While the porn industry desperately tries to normalize the world’s indulgence in their growing enterprise, it continues to destroy people’s lives every day. It’s not just those who participate — willingly or otherwise — in creating pornographic videos, but those who become addicted to watching them as well. They suffer, their families suffer, they feel […]

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