The Addicted and Betrayed: Pleasure and Pain

Edition 100 2 part -- Estimated Read Time: 10 minutes The Symbiotic Relationship of Pornography Addiction: The Addict and Betrayed Working with couples struggling with the relationship of pornography in their partnership can be a titter—totter of emotions. One partner is entrenched in seeking pleasure at what ever cost and the other partner is lost in a flood of emotions that leave them betrayed and hurt. I talk a lot about the negativity and damages of pornography and sex addiction. I dialogue a lot about how it will affect the person’s brain, ruin their relationships, etc. That information is important for society to understand, but let’s be honest, it can also get kind of discoura

Understanding A Core Sexual Script

Edition 99 -- Estimated time to read : 4 minutes Developing Emotional and Sexual Intelligence. One of the most common concerns that I hear in my office is…. “Is my sex drive or (lack of sex drive) normal?”. Very often I also hear, “Is my interest in this or that normal?”. What People Tell Me They Want… What do most men and women say they want from sex? Many people share a broad range of things: orgasm, “intimacy,” feeling desired, a specific intensity, “LOT’s” of sex, more kink, or sex like in the pornography I watch. And as I hear all these ideas and wants I have come to realize almost everyone’s answer comes down to this: The quest to find your sweet spot: A combination of emotional and

It's a BIG deal: Teen Sexting

Read Time: est. 5 mins What you need to know! Teen Sexting. This is my version of a PSA. Recently I had a conversation about teenage pornography, and it dovetailed to talking about one of the biggest epidemics with teenagers – teen sexting. The language can be scary to start talking about sexting let alone sex with your children or grandchild, but it could be one of the most important conversations you may have. Most tweens (ages 8 to 12) and teens (ages 13 to 18) spend more time watching TV and movies, playing games and using the Internet than they do in school or with parents—on average more than six hours per day. That’s more than a typical 40 hour work week. Over 50 % of teens use a


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