Treatment for Sex Addiction Biddeford ME

As a sex addict, your brain has been conditioned neurologically to your acting out behaviors. Many sex addicts were exposed to pornography at a young age and began to masturbate and/or fantasize with it. Every time the addict ejaculated, he sent a rush of chemicals to his brain called endorphins and enkephalins. Read for more.

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Retraining the Brain

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Retraining the Brain

Dr. Doug Weiss - 3/26/2008

As a sex addict, your brain has been conditioned neurologically to your acting out behaviors. Many sex addicts were exposed to pornography at a young age and began to masturbate and/or fantasize with it. Every time the addict ejaculated, he sent a rush of chemicals to his brain called endorphins and enkephalins. The brain as an organ of the body, has no morality. It just knows that when it gets a rush of what I call "brain cookies," (or chemicals) it feels good. The rush could be from heroine, sky diving, sex or cocaine, but what ever has caused the rush, the brain as an organ would not have a moral dilemma on how it got this rush.

After frequent ejaculations brought on by acting out, the sexual addict begins to develop neurological pathways in the brain while acting out sexually. The brain as an organ, adjusts to getting it's neurological need met by the cycle of going into a fantasy state and 20 to 30 minutes later sending the brain a rush of "brain cookies" through ejaculation.

To recover from sexual addiction, you must retrain your brain to not connect the fantasy world with these so called "brain cookies." To stop this biological cycle that the sex addict had set up sometimes for as long as 10 years up to 50 years ago, we need a biological reconditioning cycle. Place a rubber band on either wrist and when you start to objectify, fantasize, or have sexually inappropriate thoughts snap the rubber band on the insid...

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