Sexual addiction itself is tough to describe because everyone defines it differently. It’s also complicated when it comes to online porn addiction because every case is unique. Chances are individuals in a relationship with an addiction to porn have a lot of hiding and secrecy in their lives and choose to use porn for sexual gratification versus rejection from a significant other. Individual porn addicts either have no communication with spouse about sex or they ask for something that their partner may not be comfortable trying.
Paul Larsen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with over 18 years’ experience specializing in Sex and Relationships. He currently works at Morningside Recovery, a mental health and addiction treatment center in Orange County, CA....View Full Profile
Viewing pornography used to be more difficult than it is now. In the past you had to fork over your hard-earned cash for an overpriced magazine or video. Now, thanks to smartphones, tablets, laptops, and streaming video, porn is easily accessible to anyone with an internet connection. And more often than not, it’s free.
Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S is the Senior Vice President of Clinical Development for Elements Behavioral Health and author of Cruise Control, Sex Addiction 101 and co-author of both Closer Together Further Apart and the upcoming Always Turned On (...View Full Profile
All the signs are there - your girlfriend comes over, but plays real-life simulator games on your computer the whole time. You couldn't figure out why your boyfriend was reluctant to have you move in with him until you found out he doesn't really sleep in his bed, he passes out on the couch while playing massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG's). Your middle schooler is incredibly popular with the other kids and no wonder, because they all come over to play multiplayer motion-control party games in your basement.
Dr. Ream earned his Ph.D. in Human Development from Cornell University in 2005 and has been a member of the faculty of the Adelphi University School of Social Work since 2006. He teaches introductory human behavior theory courses and the innovat...View Full Profile
“Put that cell phone down and look me in the eye!”
“Is your face glued to the computer screen?”
“He always has his headphones on and his music playing.”
How many times each day do you want to say that to someone? But what about you? Have you, too, developed the unconscious habit of constantly checking your mobile device while in the presence of others, or so attached to your computer you miss what’s going on around you? It’s time to become aware of this growing epidemic that is eroding our people skills and annoying everyone else.
Brian Haggerty has the rare ability to teach, inform, and influence people while simultaneously making them laugh and boosting their self-confidence. His smooth, but powerful voice captures the attention of audiences immediately, while his dynam...View Full ProfileRecent Articles