Early age wounds can be the origin of sexual addiction
Sex addicts attempt to escape family wounds and associated painful feelings by creating pleasurable feelings through sexual activity. It is important for sex addicts to recognize that their sexual activity is an attempt to medicate old wounds and to find love. To begin, they must identify and understand their wounds. Understanding wounds leads sex addicts back to their childhood family dynamics. Understanding these dynamics begins the process of healing.
Yet, certainly, the wise learn many things from their enemies; for caution preserves all things. From a friend you could not learn this, but your foe immediately obliges you to learn it. For example, the states have learned from enemies, and not from friends, to build lofty walls, and to possess ships of war. And this lesson preserves children, house, and possessions.
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It’s saying no.
That’s your first hint that something’s alive. It says no. That’s how you know a baby is starting to turn into a person. They run around saying no all day, throwing their aliveness at everything to see what it’ll stick to. You can’t say no if you don’t have desires and opinions and wants of your own. You wouldn’t even want to.
No is the heart of thinking.