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The "Love Junkie" podcast is dedicated to giving hope and practical tips to those who struggle with love addiction (the persistent pursuit and fantasy of unavailable romantic partners), sex addiction, codependency, and trauma. Every week, we will explore either a problem area and give advice on how to work through it, focus on a tool to build positivity and abundance in your life, or feature the story of someone who's been trapped in these addictive patterns and overcome. The purpose is to help you get your best life now, today, by building a relationship with the most important person in your life, YOU!

The "Love Junkie" podcast is dedicated to giving hope and practical tips to those who struggle with love addiction (the persistent pursuit and fantasy of unavailable romantic partners), sex addiction, codependency, and trauma. Every week, we will explore either a problem area and give advice on how to work through it, focus on a tool to build positivity and abundance in your life, or feature the story of someone who's been trapped in these addictive patterns and overcome. The purpose is to help you get your best life now, today, by building a relationship with the most important person in your life, YOU!
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The "Love Junkie" podcast is dedicated to giving hope and practical tips to those who struggle with love addiction (the persistent pursuit and fantasy of unavailable romantic partners), sex addiction, codependency, and trauma. Every week, we will explore either a problem area and give advice on how to work through it, focus on a tool to build positivity and abundance in your life, or feature the story of someone who's been trapped in these addictive patterns and overcome. The purpose is to help you get your best life now, today, by building a relationship with the most important person in your life, YOU!

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Episodes

How to Heal Love Avoidance f/ Lisa Palac (Part 1)

9/24/2018
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In this foundational episode, Shena is joined by Lisa Palac LMFT to break down what is love avoidance, the qualities and characteristics we may see in our everyday life, and solutions to break free. This episode was SO GOOD we had to break it into parts. Come back for Part II to learn how to recover in a coupleship. Resources Mentioned Love Avoidance Worksheet Romantic Obsession & Fantasy Webinar Recovery Roadmap Connect With Lisa LisaPalac.com Connect With Me...

Duration:00:26:11

Episode #36: Navigating Social Media with Sex & Love Addiction

9/20/2018
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Social media is integrated in our daily lives, but when struggling with love and sex addictions, it can be a huge trigger. In this episode, Shena talks about 3 ways that social media may feed our unwanted behaviors and 5 things we can do about it. RESOURCES MENTIONED Register for Fantasy Support MasterclassDownload the Recovery RoadmapLove Notes - Weekly Newsletter CONNECT WITH ME ONLINE ShenaTubbs.comInstagramFacebookTwitter

Duration:00:29:58

Episode #35: Law of Attraction and Love Addiction f/ Sherry Gaba

9/14/2018
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Sherry Gaba from Celebrity Rehab helps us understand the impact of manifestation, the law of attraction, and healthy recovery from love addiction. Some of the highlights include the following: Resources Mentioned: WakeUpRecovery.Com SherryGaba.com The Marriage Junkie by Sherry Gaba The Law of Sobriety by Sherry Gaba Connect With Me Elsewhere ShenaTubbs.com Instagram: @shenatubbs Twitter: @shenatubbs Facebook: Shena Tubbs

Duration:00:25:57

Episode #34: Healing from Childhood Emotional Neglect f/ Nina Keeler

8/30/2018
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This week, we are joined by trauma therapist and educator Nina Keeler to talk about what are the effects of childhood emotional neglect and how it impacts relationships. Nina breaks down what is Somatic Experiencing as a treatment option and how it can help! Resources Mentioned Feelings List DownloadRunning on Empty by Dr. Jonice WebbLove Tribe Membership Connect with Nina NinaKeeler.comInstagramFacebookTwitter Connect with Me ShenaTubbs.comInstagramFacebookTwitter

Duration:00:24:57

Episode #33: Healthy Love vs Addictive Love

8/24/2018
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In this episode, we review some of the differences between healthy love and addictive love along with practical next steps. Resources Mentioned: 30 Differences between Healthy Love & Love Addiction Weekly Love Notes (Sign Up) Connect with Me Elsewhere ShenaTubbs.com Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:31:07

Episode #32: Mindset Work When Solving Your Problems

8/9/2018
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It's Love Junkie's birthday week! And in honor of that and new beginnings, we are happy to announce the creation of the Love Tribe membership community. Click here to sign up: http://learn.shenatubbs.com Today's topic focuses on our mindset and whether we are willful or willing. Shena also elaborates on the 4 decisions we have when facing a problem and how to move forward with it. Connect With Me Instagram: @shenatubbs Facebook: Shena Tubbs Twitter: @shenatubbs Website:...

Duration:00:15:48

Episode #31: The Stages of Changing Your Behavior

8/1/2018
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Change is a process and sometimes we don't know where we are. Knowing our stage and help us overcome hurdles and keep momentum to reach a place of maintanence. We talk about the stages of change in this episode along with answering a few listener questions. CONNECT WITH ME ShenaTubbs.com Instagram: @shenatubbs Facebook: Shena Tubbs Twitter: @shenatubbs

Duration:00:18:43

Episode #30: When Attracted to a Married Man...

7/25/2018
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When battling an intimacy disorder, there are many ways we engage in self sabotage and unhealthy relationships. Engaging and seeing otherwise committed persons is on the list. In this episode of Love Junkie, we talk about different scenarios of why this may happen and steps to take to get out. LEARN MORE ShenaTubbs.com Instagram: @shenatubbs Facebook: Shena Tubbs Twitter: @shenatubbs

Duration:00:15:43

Episode #29: Rebuilding Intimacy with Couples in Recovery f/ Piper Grant

7/19/2018
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This week, I'm joined by Dr. Piper Grant to talk about how to rebuild intimacy in a coupleship after sexual betrayal. Whether your or partner identifies as a sex addict or if there's been chronic infidelity, this episode will be sure to be helpful! Resources Mentioned The Couple's Guide to Sexual Intimacy by Drs. Bill and Ginger BercawRio Retreat CenterPsychological Counseling Solutions Connect With Our Guest Numiwellness.comnumi.wellness Follow Me...

Duration:00:26:16

Episode #28: How to Date as a Love Addict

7/13/2018
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Curious about what dating looks like when in recovery from love addiction? I go over why self exploration and healing is THE MOST important step, healthy sexuality, the difference between sober and unsober dating, and answer some listener questions. Download the No Contact Survival Kit Here Resources Sexual Anorexia: Overcoming Sexual Self Hatred by Patrick CarnesSober vs UnSober Dating Follow Me Elsewhere InstagramFacebookTwitter

Duration:00:36:03

Episode #27: When Self Care is a Distraction

7/4/2018
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In your self care, are you getting better for yourself or are you subconciously reinforcing negative beliefs about yourself? We get into that this episode! Register for the FREE S-Factor Webinar class today!: http://www.shenatubbs.com/sfactor Website: ShenaTubbs.com Facebook: Shena Tubbs Instagram: @shenatubbs Twitter: @shenatubbs

Duration:00:19:30

Episode #26: Building Better Boundaries

6/27/2018
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In this episode, Shena digs into boundaries. She defines what they are, how they show up in different domains (i.e. physical, sexual, emotional, mental, and spiritual) and why we struggle with them. Listen to this episode for encouragement, direction, and guidance on how to show up for yourself with self respect and the difference between getting your emotional needs met and being overly demanding. Also listen as we get into two listener questions. Get your copy of the Boundary Bootcamp...

Duration:00:38:07

Episode #25: When You're Abused by a Woman f/ Candice Christiansen

6/14/2018
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Candice Christiansen from Nasmaste Center for Healing and The Prevention Project joins us this episode to talk about the impact of sexual abuse by women. These topics are not discussed openly though it happens often. Even if you think this episode does not apply to you, give it a listen and seek support if needed! CONNECT WITH ME Shenathetherapist.comLove Junkie podcastshenatherapyShena Tubbsshenathetherapist

Duration:00:38:50

Episode #24: Women & Pornography Addiction

6/6/2018
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In this episode, we talk about the effects of porn addiction and problematic porn use on women, the intersection of faith, and resources to help those in need. RESOURCES MENTIONED Naked in Public: A Memoir of Recovery from Sex Addiction and Other Temporary Insanitieshttp://www.stacisprout.com/helping-the-helpers/ Click here Click here Christian Women and Porn Addiction 2014 SurveyUncovering the Trend of Porn-Inspired Plastic Surgery for Teen GirlsPorn Problems: Here Come the Women (Click...

Duration:00:43:32

Episode #23: Overcoming Fear of Letting Go of a Relationship & Withdrawal

5/30/2018
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Even when we are in a toxic relationship, our fears can get the better of us. In this episode, I highlight common fears that get in the way and some alternative thoughts to consider. Links to Resources Mentioned in Episodes Learn About Withdrawal and Download the Free Guide911 Withdrawal Support & CoachingWill Smith's Skydiving Wisdom About Fear Find Me On Social Media @shenathetherapistshenatherapyShena Tubbs

Duration:00:18:40

Episode #22: Sex Addiction in the Military w/ Dr. Tanisha Ranger

5/24/2018
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In this episode of Love Junkie, we dig into how sex addiction shows up in the military with Dr. Tanisha Ranger. CONNECT WITH OUR GUEST Insight to Action Facebook: Insight to Action Counseling Twitter: @tanishapsyd Learn more about the show at Shenathetherapist.com/lovejunkie

Duration:00:46:01

Episode #21 - Fantasy and Fantasy Addiction

5/21/2018
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Lacy Alajna Bentley joins us to talk about fantasy and its intersection with love addiction and our own internal lives. Lacy defines for us CONNECT WITH OUR GUEST Her Recovery Map Facebook: Lacy Alajna Bentley Email Lacy directly: lacy@herrecoveryroadmap.com No Stones by Marnie Fernee Facing Love Addiction by Pia Mellody Life after Lust by Forest Benedict

Duration:00:32:09

Episode #20: 7 Steps to Recovery From a Relapse

5/10/2018
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In this episode, Shena describes what is a relapse, the emotional effects, and a healthy perspective regarding expectations of yourself and the recovery process. She also describes the her 7 steps to recover from a relapse in sex and love addiction. Learn more about recovery coaching by going to http://www.shenathetherapist.com/coaching Email Shena directly at hello@shenathetherapist.com SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram: @shenathetherapist Facebook: Shena Tubbs Twitter: @Shenatherapy

Duration:00:25:49

Episode #19: The Connection Between Anxiety & Trauma w/ Matt Pappas

4/18/2018
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Matt Pappas, the Certified Life Coach and host from the wonderful podcast Beyond Your Past and blog Surviving Your Past joins us to talk about the connection between anxiety and trauma. In this episode, he hits on. Resources Mentioned The Anxiety Guy FIND OUR GUEST Beyond Your Past PodcastSurviving My Past BlogFacebookInstagramTwitter

Duration:00:50:19

Episode #18: Getting to Know Our Parts

4/12/2018
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In this episode, I talk about getting to know the different parts of ourselves according to Internal Family Systems. We talk about the different parts of ourselves and how they try to help us. The parts I describe: Just the basics for you to learn more now. To find a therapist trained in Internal Family Systems, go to selfleadership.org Download the free pdf about the overview of the parts by clicking here or going to http://www.shenathetherapist.com/parts Follow Me...

Duration:00:23:42