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August 24, 2022

Can Medical Disorders Cause Sexual Trauma?

Life looks a bit different for those suffering from chronic illness. If you are diagnosed with a chronic illness, you often experience significant health challenges that range from mild to severe. What’s more is medical treatment for chronic conditions can cause additional problems, like adverse side effects including physical, emotional, mental, and even sexual difficulties.

If you are battling a chronic illness, have you ever considered how it may be affecting your sexual health? And, could it even be the source of sexual trauma in your life?

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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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June 6, 2022

The Unique Issues Bisexuals Face

Even though bisexual people represent the majority of those who self-identify as LGBTQ+, bisexuals face a different type of discrimination and even greater levels of intimate partner violence than those of other sexual orientations. Studies have found that bisexual people are at a higher risk for substance abuse and mental health issues due in part to discrimination and stigma. To help a loved one who is bisexual and dealing with addiction or mental health conditions, it’s important to understand the obstacles they face and how to support their journey to recovery.

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May 17, 2022

Co-occurring Issues and Sex Addiction

Frequently, sex addiction co-occurs with other addictions — drugs, alcohol, gambling — that can complicate treatment. The best treatment options address these co-occurring issues associated with sex addiction by getting at their root causes.

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