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SEXUAL ADDICTIONS CANADA

Do you feel married and alone?

Do you and your partner
suffer from intimacy anorexia?

When one or both partners will do whatever it takes to create distance between them...to avoid intimacy.

Signs of intimacy anorexia include:

  • Being too busy

  • Blaming partner or spouse for relationship problems

  • Withholding love

  • Withhold their praise

  • Withholding sex

  • Withhold feelings

  • Being constantly critical

  • Controlling money

  • Withhold or control with silence

  • Living like roomates

What is sex addiction?

Sex addiction is being so drawn into sexual activities that it interferes with daily activities...It may be used as a coping mechanism or distraction

Examples of sex addiction, may include any or all of the following:

  • extensive use of pornography

  • compulsive masturbation

For others it may increase to:

  • illegal activity 

  • exhibitionism

  • voyeurism

  • obscene phone calls

  • child molestation or rape

What is porn addiction?

When the usage of porn interferes with daily life. When you spend so much time looking on the internet at pornography that you can't get into work...sex becomes non-relational.

  • You're unable to stop watching

  • Loss of large periods of time

  • Incessant craving for more

  • Loss of interest in relationship sex

  • Unrealistic demands during sex

OUR APPROACH

For over 20 years, Barb Gladue, who specializes In sexual addiction counselling, has helped restore relationships brought husbands and wives back together, and helped couples find their intimacy again. Lives, marriages...relationships can change.
 

We believe that you can experience healing by doing the work, and by utilizing practical tools that can transform both your life and your relationships.


Many of us start a relationship looking through the rose-coloured glasses of what we thought was love. Then life, stress, and limited coping abilities turn our hearts and minds toward anything that will relieve the pressure, or take the pain away
 

Our three and five day intensives are the pinnacle of excellence in sex addiction counselling. Our sex addiction intensives, with Barb, offer real solutions for individuals and couples who are struggling with sex addiction or intimacy anorexia and are designed specifically for where you are in your relationship and in the recovery process.

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COUPLES INTENSIVES

Desire healing in your marriage from sexual addiction or intimacy issues?

 

We offer 3 or 5 day intensives. Each day consists of one counselling session for each partner, as well as one counselling session for the couple together. In addition, there will also be structured homework, and educational DVDs. Each participant will also be encouraged to attend at least one support group in the evening.

COUPLES INTENSIVES

Looking for practical tools to help you recover from sexual addiction or intimacy issues?

 

An individual 3 or 5 day intensive includes 3 hours of individual
counselling sessions each day, as well as structured homework
and educational DVDs. Each participant will also be encouraged to attend at least one support group in the evening.

  • The definition of sexual addiction

  • What feelings have to do with sex

  • How much has your addiction cost you

  • How to identify triggers

  • The definition of intimacy anorexia

  • How to retrain your brain, eyes and thoughts

  • How to make a sexual contract with your partner

  • How to break the bondage and stop the cycle

  • What your addiction is really about

  • How to have more intimacy with your partner

BOOK WITH BARB and start your journey today

What you will learn