Love Addiction, What Is It?
What is love addiction? Often in clinical settings such as a physician or counselor’s office, love addiction is overlooked or minimized. That means, the behaviors discussed or uncovered there are dismissed as trivial to other explanations for the client’s/patient’s complaints, and what often results is the treatment for those complaints fail. Love addiction is often […]Read More
All Gay Men are Sexual Addicts. That is Absurd!
To believe that all gay men are sexual addicts is unfortunate because it is not true. And it is irresponsible to spread the idea that all gay men are sexual addicts or claim that homosexuality is a sexual addiction. Sexual addiction does not explain gay men’s homosexuality. Sexual addiction does not explain straight men’s heterosexuality. […]Read More
Obsessive Sexual Behavior, Is it an Addiction?
Is obsessive sexual behavior an addiction? That depends. The fact is that mental health professionals, such as counselors, social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists, view obsessive sexual behavior differently, and many mental health professionals do not believe that sex addiction exists. Yet the fact is sex addiction is real, and whether one is wrong or right […]Read More
Spokane and Coeur d’Alene Masturbating to Porn
Spokane and Coeur d’Alene can’t stop masturbating to porn. That means Spokane and Coeur d’Alene has a porn problem. In fact, every American community has a problem stopping masturbating to porn. The misuse of pornography and masturbation is so widespread that “epidemic” might be the appropriate description. The following are three current facts about pornography […]Read More
Porn Addiction Destroys Trust in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene Relationships
Porn addiction destroys trust in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene relationships. Many of you are saying, “well, duh!” Yes this is obvious. In fact, all relationships touched by any addiction will have problems by that addiction. Yet, as a sexual addiction, porn addiction is different. Porn addiction’s ability to enter betrayal into a relationship is particularly […]Read More
Extramarital Affairs in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene
Extramarital affairs in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene are not different in how they tear apart primary relationships. Why do men and women have affairs outside of their primary relationships such as marriage? There are many reasons, and most of them depend on a person’s point of view. For instance, friends of those whose partners are […]Read More
Strip clubs in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene
Strip clubs in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene can be places for partners to act out. Are you concerned that your partner is or may be visiting a local strip club? Purchasing sexual acts with exotic dancers in strip clubs or shows is a betrayal problem for many. But wait! This behavior might suggest other compulsive […]Read More
Porn Addiction Counseling in Coeur d’Alene and Spokane
Like many communities in the U.S., Spokane has its share of people struggling with porn addiction. It is estimated that as many as 6% of Spokane and Kootenai County residents deal with some type of sexual addiction. Many of them aren’t getting the treatment they need. For these individuals, porn addiction counseling might present the […]Read More
Porn Addiction in Spokane
Porn addiction in Spokane, Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, and Coeur d’Alene is really not any different than in any city. Porn addiction in Spokane, as well as these other areas, is sexualized compulsion using pornographic images. Porn use is a pursuit of gratifying sexual urges that often involve an obsessive use of masturbation, romantic obsession, […]Read More
Pornography Addiction Counseling Spokane
Pornography addiction counseling Spokane, as in other cities, must address obsessive sexual thoughts. Too often pornography addiction counseling in Spokane and other cities focus too heavily on the unwanted sexual behavior, which of course is critically important. Stopping compulsive sexual behavior is a keystone to recovery. However, many sexual addicts do not act out (i.e., with […]Read More