How To Break Up With Your Phone

How To Break Up With Your Phone

When we talk about addiction at Where Grace Abounds, we are often referring to love or sex addiction. Pornography, sex, “addicted to love,” as examples. Another topic we’ve been addressing more and more is technology addiction. This isn’t just about using technology...
The Cycle of Addiction: Despair

The Cycle of Addiction: Despair

In my last few blogs, I introduced the sexual addiction cycle from Patrick Carnes, as shared in his book Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction. The first part of the addiction cycle is called preoccupation. I shared some helpful things to consider when...
The Cycle of Addiction: Ritualization

The Cycle of Addiction: Ritualization

In my last blog, I introduced the sexual addiction cycle from Patrick Carnes, as shared in his book Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction. I shared about the first part of the addiction cycle, called preoccupation and some helpful things to consider when...