“Because of the nature of our addiction, we are careful about touching or giving hugs to others in the fellowship without permission.”…
“We look at how we have neglected our physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs. We examine the ways in which we allowed…
“Boundaries may also be limits we set and maintain with others in our lives. We learn how to let other people know…
In SAA, we learn to be accountable for our own feelings and behaviors, and to let go of unhealthy responsibility for others….
Rigorous honesty…includes…willingness to be honest about what we need to do to stay sober, such as setting healthy boundaries around specific people and places….
The stigma for female sex addicts can be even greater than it is for male addicts, just as it was for female alcoholics in the early years of AA….
I am encouraged to focus, not so much upon not acting out, or even avoiding middle-circle behaviors, as on practicing a new way of living that brings wholeness and integrity to everything I do….
The Outer Circle Mar-Apr 2020
Better than Sex: Discovering healthier sexuality required something unexpected…