Opponents to sex addiction treatment see themselves as freedom fighters. They are skeptical of anything that guides or restricts sexual expression. But freedom is precisely what the addict does not have.
“To put it succinctly, a child’s behavior is communication. Specifically, it is communication about what a child needs. Whether it be a nap, snack, some juice, or better limit-setting, a child is constantly telling us what they need if only we’re willing to calmly and respectfully listen.”
“Whatever the reason, issues related to sex can be challenging to openly talk about. It requires vulnerability and honesty. It requires the ability for a person to be able to hold onto themselves in the presence of another and appreciate the ability of their partner to do the same.”