Sex and Love Addiction with Brianne Davis
The things we turn to to fill ourselves up can take a lot of forms—alcohol, drugs, and even other people. This week, the Kates are joined by actress, author, and podcast host Brianne Davis as she shares her recovery from sex and love addiction, how SLA has been normalized, how substance use can mask SLA addiction, and how she's learned to love herself on her own terms.
If you think you might be suffering from sex and love addiction, you can find more resources here:
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