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Should I Get Sexual Addiction Treatment?

2019-05-03T14:57:44-06:00March 18th, 2014|Sexual Addiction|

Sexual addiction is difficult to diagnose, especially when many people don’t even realize that this type of addiction exists.

Those with sexual addiction tend to feel intense shame and are often in denial of their problem. But there should be no humiliation in investigating sexual addiction treatment. Whatever addiction or other battle you experience in life, having the desire to overcome it is nothing to feel ashamed about. The road to recovery may have its challenges, but the healing that ensues is worth the fight.

What is Sexual Addiction?

In a […]

9 Tell-Tale Signs it’s Time to Seek Pornography Addiction Treatment

2019-08-07T16:33:08-06:00March 10th, 2014|Pornography Addiction|

It can be hard to know when you have a pornography addiction, and even more difficult to admit you have one. As with any compulsive behavior, it creeps up on you slowly. At first, it starts out as a mere guilty pleasure, a few moments of indulgence.

You don’t even notice the addiction setting in.

Even now, you may not even realize the stronghold pornography already has on you. It’s easier to deny or justify your problem rather than face it. No one likes to think they are no longer in control of their […]

Run Towards the Plane!

2019-03-12T04:14:55-06:00March 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Amphibious Assault Ship USS Saipan — Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

A client shared the following story with me. While he was serving in the military on an aircraft carrier, his job was to help guide the jets onto the runway during landing by standing in front of the aircraft. Obviously, as the aircraft would be coming into landing, the jet would have to latch onto the cable which would then catch the plane and slow it down rapidly so that it could stop. As the jet is flying through the […]

Your Brain on Porn: The 6 Part Video Series Everyone Should See

2019-05-03T14:54:08-06:00February 26th, 2014|Pornography Addiction|

Your Brain on Porn is a 6-part video series about all of the effects that porn can have on a person’s brain. Each piece has a running time no longer than 15 minutes, making the service even more convenient for the internet viewing audience. This series is thorough as anything you could possibly want on the topic.

So many people have no idea what their pornography viewing habits are doing to their minds. After viewing this series, that issue will become a thing of the past. A lot of the viewers who have […]

[Quiz] Fifty Shades of Grey: Which Character are You?

2019-05-03T14:50:09-06:00February 24th, 2014|Relationship|

Every relationship has its own unique dynamic. Each person in the relationship brings their own character traits and personal history to the table. Whether or not these two people can form a healthy relationship depends on compatibility, open communication, and willingness to set appropriate boundaries. In the popular novel 50 Shades of Grey, the lack of these elements creates an unhealthy relationship between Christian and Ana.

Take our quiz below to find out which 50 Shades of Grey character best matches your personality. Are you Kate—a compassionate friend who always follows your heart? […]

Should You Find Help for Pornography Addiction?

2019-08-07T12:23:55-06:00January 27th, 2014|Pornography Addiction, Relationship|

There’s a common misconception surrounding addictions. People believe that a person can only become addicted to something that’s bad like alcohol or drugs. In reality, anyone can become addicted to anything they participate in or consume as long as they do it to excess.

Pornography is one of those things that can quickly turn into an addiction. The activity of viewing pornography might seem like harmless titillation. You can participate in the activity away from prying eyes. The private nature of this activity is one of the many reasons it could lead to serious unintended consequences.

Enrolling in a pornography […]

Porn Addiction Rehab Program [8 Treatment Options to Explore]

2019-03-16T01:00:09-06:00January 14th, 2014|Pornography Addiction|

Headshot of sad or thoughtful good looking male model

Viewing pornography starts out as an innocent source of titillation for the pornography viewer. It’s only when they spend far too much time viewing it and their behavior begins to change as a result of this habit. Anything that is done excessively can be considered an addiction, even if it gives the participant enjoyment. The good news is that porn addiction rehab can truly free you from this habit.

Pornography has a way to rewiring the way that the pornography viewer thinks and feels. […]

How Viewing Pornography Can Harm Your Sex Life

2019-08-07T16:38:53-06:00December 26th, 2013|Sexual Addiction|

Sad couple

Sex is all about intimacyIf there’s no intimacy in your relationship, it will begin to show in your sex life. The problem that comes with correcting your sex life is the time that it takes you to respond to the situationSome people are reluctant to make changes in this area of their relationship, so they wait for the problem to correct itself, which it rarely does.

Pornography might not be the main reason why the level of intimacy has declined in your relationshipYou should run through the list of possible issues that could be […]

Top Warning Signs of Pornography Addiction

2019-03-12T04:26:43-06:00December 17th, 2013|Pornography Addiction, Sexual Addiction|

Whenever someone engages in an activity that they are ashamed of, they do whatever they can to hide that behavior. As they become more involving in their pornography viewing, they will begin to neglect important things in their life. This tendency towards regression will make everyone else in their life aware of what they’re doing.

Upon becoming aware of your loved one’s habit, you should encourage them to enroll in a pornography addiction program. Their involvement in this kind of program will make them realize there are other things in life besides looking at pornographyAll it takes is […]

3 Ways Pornography Affects the Brain

2019-03-16T01:01:00-06:00December 2nd, 2013|Pornography Addiction|

Brain. A human brain of different colour under a transparent mesh cover

Pornography is something that a lot of people would consider innocent. In reality, it’s a dangerous habit that has a way in changing the brain in unimaginable ways. The pornography viewer needs to be aware of the damage it’s inflicting before they can change their lives for the better.

It’s difficult to find many things in life that have such an effect on the brain chemistry of the user outside of becoming involved with recreational drugs. The changes might seem subtle, but they have a […]