“It’s not the real thing.” … “It’s not like I’m fooling around on her.” … “Besides, she’s the one who doesn’t want to be intimate.” … “I’ll just ask God to forgive me, and she won’t be the wiser.” These are all justifications you might use when looking at porn. But the question of “Why is porn cheating?” requires being real with yourself about your … [Read more...] about Why is Porn Cheating?
The Boulder Recovery Blog
Some people may consider looking at pornography acceptable. But for Christian men, looking at pornography is a sin. Yet some Christian men become addicted to these images and must consider getting help for porn addiction. What is Porn Addiction? Porn addiction is the compulsive need to view pornography, despite its negative consequences. Porn … [Read more...] about Getting Help for Porn Addiction
Few things in this world can fill the personal void that a loving, mutually fulfilling relationship can. But codependency takes filling that personal void to an extreme. Codependency is an emotional and behavioral condition that affects a person’s ability to set boundaries with others. So how does codependency affect relationships? This post … [Read more...] about How Does Codependency Affect Relationships?
Many people associate intimacy with sex. And intimacy is crucial to healthy sex life. But when sex addiction and intimacy collide, the various types of intimacy often take a back seat to the physical act. Sex Addiction: an Intimacy Disorder Intimacy in a relationship means trusting in and drawing closer to your significant other. The four … [Read more...] about Sex Addiction and Intimacy
When the people you trust most, like loved ones or friends, betray you, it leaves emotional wounds. That hurt may be challenging to understand or process. What is betrayal trauma? It’s that persistent feeling that you can’t trust again after a person or institution you depended on violates your trust. This post explains more about betrayal trauma … [Read more...] about What is Betrayal Trauma?