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12 Ways Sexual Addicts Mistreat Their Family

12 Ways Sexual Addicts Mistreat Their Family

Internet pornography and the ease of connecting with someone online have caused sexual addiction to skyrocket for both men and women. One of the most common justifications sexual addicts make for their obsession is, “No one gets hurt.” To the contrary, here are 12 ways this addiction to self-love harms the addicts’ family—both the spouse and the children. 1. Lying and Sneaking Around

Don't Judge: The Heartbreaking Truth Behind Every Pretty Face
Being pretty doesn't make you happy.

Don't Judge: The Heartbreaking Truth Behind Every Pretty Face

When you see a beautiful person, it's easy to assume that they have it made when it comes to relationships, friendships, careers, etc. But what if being stunningly attractive was actually a curse? Find out why a pretty face doesn't always come with the highest self-esteem.

Use Emotional Freedom Technique Before Thanksgiving Dinner

Use Emotional Freedom Technique Before Thanksgiving Dinner

Maybe you are the one hosting, maybe you need to travel to get there. Here is a simple Emotional Freedom Technique to use before you enter the door or sit down to the dinner table. So many things can cause us to become anxious before Thanksgiving. I’m going to discuss tapping on the anxiety of being around some family members who will be in the same room.

How Dating Like a Man Will Make You Happier

How Dating Like a Man Will Make You Happier

Emotional exhaustion. Hopelessness. Hating men and/or yourself. That’s what dating the wrong way can do to women. You get to feeling like it’s just not worth all the nonsense, hurt and disappointment. Why bother? You have a pretty good life, so why are you bothering? I’ll tell you why: Because you have to date if you want love in your life. And no matter how great your life is, the love, commitment and adoration of a partner adds a richness that you just can’t get any other way.

How to Have Happier Holidays!

How to Have Happier Holidays!

Richard and I just indulged in our favorite December tradition—we watched our favorite Christmas movie (Scrooge! the musical starring Albert Finney) which kick-starts our holiday spirit every year. No matter what you observe: Ramadan, Kwaanza, Chanukah, Solstice or Christmas, this is a celebratory time of year. For some it's a joy, for others a nightmare, and pressure to spend too much, eat too much, and socialize in ways you don't like. If your Holiday expectations are out of line with what you can really accomplish, you'll be stressed.

Better Intimacy, Better Sex

Better Intimacy, Better Sex

As a counselor, I get a lot of clients who are worried about intimacy and sex. Romance books are a lovely escape from reality, and can help reduce your stress from daily frustrations. And, you can even learn a few tricks to enhance your relationship. The danger comes in if you begin to believe in the fantasy, compare your real-life partner to a fictional character, and become dissatisfied and feel unfulfilled.

Dear Dr. Romance: What is the right love to last a lifetime?

Dear Dr. Romance: What is the right love to last a lifetime?

Dear Dr. Romance: I am writing this letter to you because I really want to know what is the right love to last a lifetime? I am frustrated right now. How couples especially married, last love into lifetime? I am in love with someone, but I don't know if that person feels the same way too. But in some way or in somehow, I know she feels in a small amount of love for me. How to love right? God is loving right, must we follow that? Dear Reader:

Enjoying the Holidays: 3 Tips to Connect and Flourish

Enjoying the Holidays: 3 Tips to Connect and Flourish

In today’s American society we are inundated with holiday marketing as soon as Halloween is over. With that comes the pressure to be joyful and have the perfect holiday season: …600 ways to cook a turkey …DIY Christmas decorations …Lists and lists of presents to purchase Not to mention …Perfect Christmas card pictures …Finding a date for Holiday and New Year’s parties