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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" padding_top="0" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In April 2018, a freelance writer for the Oprah Magazine invited me to be interviewed for a piece she was working on pertaining to betrayal in relationships.    Initially, the focus of the article was broad, but after a series...

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Internet Safety Resources for Families

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" padding_top="0" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Summer is an excellent time to discuss Internet safety as a family. Such discussions can help prepare our children for the inevitable technological leap their upcoming school year will trigger and reinforce good media habits during unstructured summer...

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3 Things I Wish Sex & Pornography Addicts Understood about Pornography

3 Things I Wish Sex & Pornography Addicts Understood about Pornography

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" padding_top="0" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Over the last year, three ideas about pornography consumption have stood out as common areas of misunderstanding amongst recovering sex and pornography addicts. I highlight these misunderstandings here in the hope that they can inform and validate partners...

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Polygraph Testing in Sex Addiction Recovery: A Foothold for Rebuilding Trust, Affirming ‘Gut’ & Fostering Accountability

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" padding_bottom="32" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]When asked about the most painful part of being sexually betrayed, most partners of sex addicts will answer, without hesitation, “the lies.” For many, the lies outrank the sexual wrongdoing in terms of damage to the relationship and...

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The Rule of 5: Criteria for Determining Readiness for Couple Therapy in SA Recovery

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]I am a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist. As such, my professional interests and training are firmly rooted in helping couples and families heal and thrive. Consequently, when I work with someone individually, the systemic impact of that individual...

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Therapeutic Workshops at The Meadows

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Meadows is one of the premier rehabilitation and trauma treatment centers in North America. Located on a 14-acre campus in the Sonoran Desert in Arizona (50 miles northwest of Phoenix), individuals, couples and families can receive cutting-edge treatment from...

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The SA Lifeline’s 12-Step Program

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" side_padding="20" padding_top="22" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]For more than a decade, I have admired the personal recovery and tireless work of Rhyll and Steven Croshaw, founders of the SA Lifeline Foundation.   The SA Lifeline Foundation is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to help...

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About

Dr. Jill Manning is a highly respected marriage and family therapist who specializes in working with individuals impacted by sexual addiction, pornography or infidelity in their primary relationship. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Manning is a researcher, author, consultant, professional speaker and activist whose...

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