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Do you identify with the Seven Signs of love addiction?

Do You Have an Unhealthy Addiction to Love?

Do You Identify with the Seven Signs of Love Addiction? Co-dependency and a person addicted to love are closely related. Needing to be in love often Putting a romantic partner on a pedestal Obsessing over a romantic interest or experiencing cravings, withdrawals, euphoria with their partner Needing to fall in love often, and above all else Chasing unrequited love or an inability to be alone Do you spend a lot of time or effort on a particular person? Do you find yourself often neglecting to care for yourself or abandoning important aspects of your life to stay better connected to…

Is your partner’s porn addiction ruining your life?

Is Your Partner’s Porn Addiction Ruining Your Life?

Porn Addiction Nearly Ruined My Marriage – Don’t Let it Happen to Yours If you don’t believe that porn is a real addiction, then please read my story. My husband’s fix was online porn and acting out – over the years it destroyed me, him and our family. In the beginning, I fell into the notion that sex between married couples eventually becomes infrequent and let’s face it boring. I read lots of stuff online about how to keep it fresh etc. With complete naivety, and in an attempt to spice up our love life, I embraced online pornography and…

alcohol addiction – an Irish problem

Sex addiction – an Irish problem

Eliminating the Shame of Sex Addiction As sex addiction specialists and therapists, we are aware of the growing concern about the rising levels of sexual addiction across Ireland. For sufferers of sex, porn and love addiction – this is a serious problem. It is a clinical phenomenon, which is highly prevalent around the country, contrary to disbelief. “It was hell,” says Joe, who is 10 years in recovery. John adds: “Every night I came home guilty and every morning I woke up miserable.” [1]. Whilst there are few official statistics about its prevalence in Ireland, our admissions team come across…

Principles of Sex Addicts Anonymous

Principles of Sex Addicts Anonymous

Sex Addicts Anonymous is for those who are addicted to unhealthy sexual behaviours. Members feel powerless against their own thoughts and urges. Despite the many failed attempts to get better and fix their lives, it was hard for them to do it alone. In Sex Addicts Anonymous, men and women come together to learn about healthy sexual behaviours and how to abstain from addictive sexual behaviours. The requirement of Sex Addicts Anonymous is not for the purpose of being celibate unless that is a personal route you choose to take. The point is to stop this type of compulsive acting…

I Suspect My Partner To Be a Sex Addict, What Do I Do?

I Suspect My Partner To Be a Sex Addict, What Do I Do?

Healthy and intimate sexual expression in a loving relationship is a sign of a healthy relationship, bringing fulfillment joy and stability to your personal life. Sadly for many people in Ireland and the UK a compulsive desire to experience the rush of endorphins released by the reward systems in our brain during sex, underminds the intimacy of a healthy sexual relationship. This compulsion is known as sex addiction, or ‘love addiction’. Sex addiction can lead to: thinking about sex compulsively, fixating on sex on an unhealthy level, seeking out sex compulsively, increased promiscuity, risk-taking, hurting those close to us, engaging…