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 Healthy Break Up Do’s and Don’ts

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 27th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Grief, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Most people have experienced a break-up in their lifetime.  Recently, the entertainment news spotlighted Kim Kardashian’s break-up after 72 days of marriage and Zooey Deschanel split from her husband of only two years!  Break-ups can be traumatic and difficult to get over for most people, so just how can individuals move through a break-up in a healthy [...]

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 [...]

Four Ways To Deal With Guilt

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 September 26th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, EMDR, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Relationships, Teens|

Burdened with feelings of guilt?  Have you done something to cause hurt to your friend or spouse?  Let’s take a look at what you can do when those feelings start to take over your whole being.    1) Pay Attention to the Feelings Guilt is simply a sign telling your conscience that something is wrong. [...]

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 [...]

RUNAWAY HUSBANDS: Warning Signs

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 August 13th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Relationships|

WHAT IS WIFE ABANDONMENT SYNDROME (W.A.S.)?  She believed she was in a good, stable marriage until her husband surprised her out-of-the-blue with the news that it was over She was completely unaware that he was thinking of leaving or even unhappy He moved out quickly (often with a girlfriend) From the moment of his announcement, [...]

4 Ways Unforgiveness Destroys Your Marriage

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 May 14th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Relationships|

Unforgiveness does its work slowly.  It’s almost like mold behind a wall, you may not notice it this day or the next day, but eventually you will experience its harmful effects. 1. We increasingly limit the intimacy of our relationship. Unforgiveness is like a wall that you are building a brick at a time, a [...]

Facebook: Three Ways To Prevent Divorce

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:16+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Counselors & Coaches, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Grief, Hooking Up, Janie Lacy, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Did you read the recent headlines that Facebook is to blame for 1 in 5 divorces in the United States?  According to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) 81 percent of the country’s top divorce lawyers all agree that there has been a significant increase in the number of cases using social networking evidence [...]

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. [...]