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Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts

Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts

KEY POINTS Unwanted intrusive thoughts often center around sexual, violent, or otherwise disturbing content, and can cause serious emotional distress.Contrary to widespread myths, however, having such thoughts does not mean that the thoughts reflect true...

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THE ROLE OF TRAUMA IN SEXUAL ADDICTION

THE ROLE OF TRAUMA IN SEXUAL ADDICTION

Trauma is something that most of us have experienced in one way or another, whether it was through abuse, abandonment, or a circumstance that we had no control over. As children, when we do not have access to resources that help us navigate through the pain of these...

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The Fantasy Bond

The Fantasy Bond

The Fantasy Bond: A Substitute for a Loving Relationship Defences formed in childhood hurt adult relationships. Most people have fears of intimacy and are self-protective and at the same time are terrified of being alone. Their solution to their emotional dilemma is...

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