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August 29, 2023

How Trauma Leads to Sex Addiction

Studies have shown that sexual abuse can have a number of detrimental effects on survivors, including trauma, shame, depression, and negative health outcomes. There’s also evidence that survivors of childhood sexual abuse, a deeply traumatic experience, may have a higher tendency to develop compulsive sexual behaviors later in life. So can you develop sex addiction from trauma? How can trauma be resolved, and sex addiction overcome?

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May 24, 2023

How Do You Score on an ACEs Survey?

One tool regularly used in wellness treatment that is highly effective in assessing the amount of trauma we’ve experienced is the adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) survey. This survey doesn’t treat mental health and isn’t a substitute for a professional evaluation, but it can help you to understand your past and present risk factors, and what your next steps can be.

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June 6, 2022

Dad Power: Combatting Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Childhood is a delicate and formative time, and children need loving, nurturing environments in order to develop and flourish. Unfortunately, many children experience various forms of adversity and trauma, which research shows can have long-term negative effects on development. Thankfully, there are factors that can mitigate the effects of adverse childhood experiences, and parents, particularly fathers, can play a big part in these protective measures.

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April 28, 2020

Childhood Sexual Trauma and Adult Sex Addiction: Is There a Connection?

Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, shape our beliefs and behaviors as adults. So, it’s no surprise that sexual trauma or abuse experienced as a child would carry over into adult life.

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