Since it can be so hard to discuss issues related to sex with friends or family, and since support groups are sometimes not available or convenient, I've compiled a list of online and telephone-based support forums can bring support and assistance to anyone, at any time, anywhere in the world.People whose lives have suffered because of poorly managed sexual behavior often don't know where to turn.
And how do you stop them popping up again elsewhere?
Family, friends, therapists and others may all have something to offer, but each have their own limitations. For sexual issues, 12-step groups can be very valuable.
(I often encourage people hesitant to attend a 12-step group to read my article titled "12 Step Groups: Twelve Objections and Twelve Responses." ) However, there are lots of reasons why a person may not be willing or able to attend a support group in person.
Does your drug use interfere with eating or sleeping? Have you ever lied about your drug use – to your family, employer, or doctor? Does buying drugs take precedence over basic needs (food, childcare)?
Have you ever used drugs to relieve stress, pressure, or emotional pain?