In a perfect world, marriages would never dissolve. But divorce is a reality and one that impacts everyone involved, including the children. To help children feel safe and secure during the weeks and months that follow a divorce, it is important that both parties work together to come up with a co-parenting plan. Keeping Your […]
Relationships can enrich our lives, but they can also cause damage. Whether it’s a friend, family member, or significant other, any relationship comes with its share of challenges. And more often than not, putting in the effort to resolve relational issues can and does result in a healthier bond. But there are those relationships that, […]
I came across a song by Leon Else about sex addiction. He stated in an interview with Variance: “I felt everything was falling apart, and sex became something that was like a drug to me,” he says. “I used sex as a way of escapism to try and forget the pain of what was happening […]
Are you putting off tasks that you need to complete. Is this list building? Have things become so overwhelming that you just don’t know where to begin? You are not alone. In fact, this seems to be a common concern presented by several people this week. Ignoring the task will not make them go away. They […]
“Every addiction arises from the unconscience refusal to face and move through your own pain. Every addiction starts with pain and ends with pain. Whatever the substance you are addicted to – alcohol, food, legal or illegal drugs, or a person – you are using something or somebody to cover up your pain.” – Eckhart […]
Did you ever wonder what happens to the brain when one views pornography on the internet? Here is a link to a website with some very good and interesting information:Your Brain on Porn.
I am often asked what is codependency and how it relates to sexual addiction or pornograpy addiction. Codependency is a sign of an unhealthy relationship. Here is a good reference on codependency which contains a questionnaire: Codependency Relationships.
For most clients using the computer and accessing the internet is necessary as part of their work. How does one with a sex addiction, internet addiction or pornography addiction safely use the computer? There are several block programs that are available. Following are three of the more popular ones. CovenantEyes: http://www.covenanteyes.com/ which works on Windows, MacOS […]
Sex on the Brain: What Brain Plasticity Teaches About Internet Porn. “We are in the midst of a revolution in sexual and romantic tastes unlike any other in history, a social experiment being performed on children and teenagers, captured in a powerful, poignant scene in the recent British documentary InRealLife, about the effects of the […]
“Wielded wisely, no is an istrument of integrity and a shield against exploitation. It often takes courage to say. It is hard to receive. But setting limits sets us free.” (Judith Sells, Psychology Today, December 2013.)