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Why Does Love Hurt?

Because Love Matters By Caralee Frederic, LCSW “Why does love hurt?” It’s a question that gives me pause every time, because my knee jerk reaction is to say defensively “It doesn’t” or “It shouldn’t.”Love should feel great! And a lot of the time, it does.

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What is Sexual Compulsion?

WHAT IS SEXUAL COMPULSION? Can People Be Addicted to Sex? By Caralee Frederic, LCSW | Certified Gottman Therapist | Couples Workshop Presenter Because sex is intended to be a good, healthy, bonding experience within a marriage, it is sometimes difficult to conceive how it could

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Why Do People Become Addicted To Sex?

WHY DO PEOPLE BECOME ADDICTED TO SEX? Biological, Psychological, or Spiritual? By Caralee Frederic, LCSW | Certified Gottman Therapist | Couples Workshop Presenter This is different for every addict but generally speaking, there are biological, psychological, and spiritual reasons. The following is a brief explanation,

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What is Intimacy Anorexia?

WHAT IS INTIMACY ANOREXIA? By Caralee Frederic, LCSW | Certified Gottman Therapist | Couples Workshop Presenter Intimacy anorexia is a paradigm developed by sex therapist and author Dr. Douglas Weiss and is used to describe a behavioral withholding addiction that mostly manifests in marriage. Intimacy

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How Do I Know If I’m a Sex Addict?

By Caralee Frederic, LCSW | Certified Gottman Therapist | Couples Workshop Presenter Below are some questions developed by Dr. Doug Weiss to help you determine if you or your partner may be a sex addict: Do you have sexual behaviors you wish you could stop

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Common Questions About Sexual Addiction

What’s the difference between sex addiction and a high sex drive? Sexual libido exists on a spectrum of what is considered “normal” and healthy, and as you can imagine, is different for each person. Someone with a high sex drive is satisfied with sex and

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