Why Online Porn May Make Your Forget

CREDIT: Headache photo via Shutterstock View full size image Though some people find porn entertaining, they don’t necessarily remember what they’ve seen. That’s because viewing Internet pornography may interfere with short-term memory, according to new research. The study is the first to examine the influence that processing pornographic pictures has on working memory. The part of the brain…

What to Do When You Want to Quit Porn

So you’re disgusted with yourself — at the bottom of the pit — and you’re ready to quit porn.  In a cost-benefit analysis, the pain out ways the pleasure. If you’ve been struggling with porn abuse and Internet sex, you can’t beat this demon alone.  The very nature of addiction implies distortion in your thinking.…

Personal Reflections on Recovery

As you may know, I’ve been in recovery for over 30 years through a somewhat active involvement with Alcoholics Anonymous. I began my clinical career in 1989 working as an intern in a chemical dependency drug and alcohol detox and rehab.  I was then hired as an outpatient counselor at the same organization and then…