Four Ways to Avoid Emotional Infidelity | Janie Lacy

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 November 15th, 2012|Adults, Blog, Couples, Divorce, Grief, Marriage, Relationships, Sexual Addictions|

Can someone cheat without ever having physical contact? According to recent reports covering the David Petraeus's affair those close to him during his final tours of battle were not surprised at all. One of the reasons is that most affairs happen long before there is any physical connection, so just how do we avoid going [...]

5 Effects of Pornography on Individuals, Marriage, and Family

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:13+00:00 January 17th, 2012|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Pornography Addiction, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions, Teens|

Pornography, which is the depiction of graphic sexual acts, has tremendous effects on anyone that continuously engages in its viewing.  It distorts a person’s concept of the nature of sexual relations which in turn can alter his/her sexual attitudes and behavior.  Below are some of the effects pornography has on its viewers. 1) Effects on [...]

5 Ways To Deal With Betrayal

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 October 29th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Depression, Divorce, Grief, Hooking Up, Marriage, Relationships, Sexual Addictions|

One thing most people never dream of is their partner betraying them!  Yet, unfortunately, it seems to be the popular topic of conversations these days because of celebrities and their relationships.  Most recently in the spotlight, Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, who have been married for 6 years now, might be separating due to Kutcher’s [...]

Women and Porn: Not Just a Guy Issue!

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 September 5th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Marriage, Pornography Addiction, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions|

When most people in our culture think about pornography and who is accessing it online, their thoughts automatically go to the male population. Would it surprise you to know that women represent 30% of the internet pornography consumers (Internet Pornography Statistics, 2008; Nielsen//NetRatings, April 2005)? It is time to stop with the “old school” thinking [...]

Three Reasons Women Blame the Other Woman

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 July 28th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Relationships, Sexual Addictions|

When an affair has occurred, who is to blame?  The responsibility most often should be allocated to the betrayer of the relationship – the husband.  This is not to say the “other woman” does not have responsibility, especially if she knew he was married.  However,it's understandable that the other woman becomes the target for a [...]

Pornography and Sex Trafficking

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 June 10th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Blog, Family, Parenting, Pornography Addiction, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions, Teens|

Pornography is used as a “tool” to train trafficked children and women so that they will “know” what to do in performing sex acts. Often, the forced sexual acts between the prostituted woman/child and the John will be filmed and photographed and then shared elsewhere. Studies show that pornography users often seek to act out [...]

Battling Sex Addiction

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:17+00:00 February 25th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Counselors & Coaches, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Drug, Grief, Hooking Up, Janie Lacy, Marriage, Pornography Addiction, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Sexual Addictions|

What does Desperate Housewives, Sex and the City and the new ABC show Dirty Sexy Money all have in common? You guessed it – sex! We are inundated with so many explicit messages from Hollywood about sex. In a culture obsessed with sex, it might seem surprising that we don’t hear more about sex addiction. [...]

5 Reasons Adult Websites Can Ruin Your Relationship

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:17+00:00 February 13th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Janie Lacy, Marriage, Pornography Addiction, Relationships, Sexual Addictions|

There are many dangers to viewing adult websites; it can damage your most important relationship. In the highly publicized divorce case between Christy Brinkley and her now ex-husband Peter Cook, it was revealed that he spent thousands of dollars on adult websites among his extra-marital expenses. In the new movie, “Fire Proof”, the main actor [...]

5 Tips: Talking To Your Kids About Infidelity

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:18+00:00 December 6th, 2010|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Pornography Addiction, Relationships, Sexual Addictions, Teens|

Tiger Woods recent confession and discussion about his treatment has drawn attention to the effects of infidelity on the entire family.  Unfortunately, Tiger is not alone, couples every year are faced with how to talk to their kids about infidelity.  How much do you tell them?  How should the hurt parent express their feelings about [...]