• The Respectful Conflict Agreement
    Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

    The Respectful Conflict Agreement

    The Respectful Conflict Agreement Erin Snow In any relationship, and especially in intimate partnerships impacted by infidelity, disagreements and even outright arguments are inevitable. This is not a bad...
  • Sex/Porn Addiction: Initial Steps Toward Healing
    Tuesday, April 9th, 2024

    Sex/Porn Addiction: Initial Steps Toward Healing

    Sex/Porn Addiction: Initial Steps Toward Healing Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT First and foremost, let me state that sex and porn addicts nearly always require outside assistance if they...
  • Porn Escalation: Why Does This Happen?
    Wednesday, March 20th, 2024

    Porn Escalation: Why Does This Happen?

    Dr. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT Most porn users, even those who are not addicted, find that their use of porn escalates over time. They spend more time online looking...
  • After Addiction: (Re)Building Empathy
    Wednesday, March 13th, 2024

    After Addiction: (Re)Building Empathy

    Erin Snow In my previous post to this site, we discussed the fact that most addicts lose at least part of their ability to feel and display empathy. The...
  • The Panicking Initial Reaction
    Tuesday, March 12th, 2024

    The Panicking Initial Reaction

    The Panicking Initial Reaction Eddie Capparucci, Ph.D., LPC, C-CSAS “It is my initial reaction that always gets me in trouble,” said Ray about his inability to be present with his...
  • Negativity: A Direct Link to Relapse
    Wednesday, March 6th, 2024

    Negativity: A Direct Link to Relapse

    Scott Brassart Like many addicts, I entered recovery with what psychologists refer to as a negativity bias. This means I spent most of my time thinking about and looking...
  • Is Using Porn OK in Your Relationship?
    Tuesday, February 27th, 2024

    Is Using Porn OK in Your Relationship?

    Dr. Robert Weiss In a previous post, I presented my 21st century, digital-age definition of infidelity, stating: Infidelity is the breaking of trust that occurs when you keep intimate,...
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