Sex Addiction Treatment Programs Portland ME

Dealing with emotions for sex addicts can be tricky. Many sex addicts early in recovery have very few feeling skills. During recovery, especially after completing your feeling exercises, you will begin to become better acquainted with yourself and your feelings. Being aware of your feelings will be helpful, but it will not make them less difficult. In your recovery journey, you will find that some feelings are very difficult for you to manage. Read for more.

Zieff, Ralph M.
(207) 772-7213
97A Exchange St. Suite 501
Portland, ME

Data Provided by:
Portland VA Clinic
(207) 771-3500
73 Washington Avenue
Portland, ME

Data Provided by:
City of Portland/Portland Public Hlth
(207) 874-8445
20 Portland Street
Portland, ME

Data Provided by:
Penza-Clyve, Susan
(207) 756-4278
178 Middle Street Suite 300
Portland, ME

Data Provided by:
Zito, Raymond C.
(207) 773-6777
225 Commercial Street Ste 202
Portland, ME

Data Provided by:
Access Team
(207) 780-0020
576 Saint John Street
Portland, ME

Data Provided by:
Guarna, Joel
(207) 272-8500
25 Middle Street
Portland, ME

Data Provided by:
Top of the Hill Counseling
(207) 780-8999
87 Saint Lawrence Street
Portland, ME

Data Provided by:
Catholic Charities Maine
(207) 775-5671x720
250 Anderson Street
Portland, ME

Data Provided by:
Kubasik, Tom
(207) 400-6083
142 High Street Suite 324
Portland, ME

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

Dangerous "E" Zones: Emotions in Sex Addiction Recovery

Provided By: 

Dangerous "E" Zones

Dr. Doug Weiss - 9/24/2007

Dealing with emotions for sex addicts can be tricky. Many sex addicts early in recovery have very few feeling skills. During recovery, especially after completing your feeling exercises, you will begin to become better acquainted with yourself and your feelings.

Being aware of your feelings will be helpful, but it will not make them less difficult. In your recovery journey, you will find that some feelings are very difficult for you to manage. Some of these feelings may include but are in no way limited to; bored, lonely, angry, hopelessness, worthlessness, shame and rejected.

These difficult feelings are what I call the dangerous "E" zones. They are feelings that you have skillfully avoided or medicated during your addiction. Often these feelings in reverse are what you received from your addiction active, connected, content, hopeful, esteemed, shameless and fully accepted. This is what makes these feelings possible dangerous "E" zone. They represent a cluster of feelings that you rarely felt in your addiction.

During your recovery, you need to find out what your specific dangerous "E" zones are. The easiest way is to take the feelings list and put a mark by those feelings you believe to be most difficult for you.

Back To Profile | Back To Article List ...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Addicted.com