I've talked before about my sex addiction. It has made some

I've talked before about my sex addiction. It has made some improvements. I have not succeeded in getting off porn entirely, but it is scaled down and less out-of-control.

A problem I am still struggling with involves this cat. Although I try to clear my mind, specific things trigger arousal in me. It sounds so strange even to me I can't believe I am talking about it. What I am not sure about is how to go about all of this. Is it alright that I pet the cat without thinking about it at all? What if I did feel aroused? What if it determined where I pet? I'm not worried about abusing the cat because I wouldn't do that. I don't want it to be inappropriate. My therapist says there's no point of no return, no matter what I can always get better, but I have this fear that if I did pet the cat and feel those bad emotions at the same time it would be unforgivable.

I would appreciate an answer, any answer to these questions and problems.

constructionjim's picture
Jan 31

Maybe the cat is all you have to touch physically. A cat is an odd thing/animal to become aroused over. That's why I'm thinking you only have that pet to touch, that's warm and alive. The cat is a pet and needs physical affection too. So don't be afraid to show it kindness and love. It's hard to turn off feelings. Especially feelings of arousal. Still, try to think of "Someone" you can place your fantasies on.


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