The idea called ‘sex addiction’ is receiving a lot of media coverage right now. But when we start investigating ‘sex addiction’ in psychotherapy and counselling situations, we discover that the idea and reality are two very different things! In this article, Ash Rehn asks the question ‘what is sex addiction?’ and explores this question from the perspective of Narrative Therapy.
Alcohol means different things to different people, but everyone has a relationship to it be it associated with enjoyment, avoidance, overindulgence, moderation or struggle. Reflecting on the kind of relationship we would like to have with Alcohol can be a first step towards dealing with a drinking problem.