This category provides all blog articles written by Cory Schortzman.

7 07, 2017

The Power of Perspective

By | 2017-07-27T16:44:14+00:00 July 7th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Emotional Addiction, Forgiveness, Personal Growth|1 Comment

Cycling can be a wonderful experience‑going down a hill or when the wind is at your back.  However, if you are pedaling uphill or against the wind, cycling can be much less enjoyable.  The perspective of going two different directions can give the experience a world of difference. I have found this to be [...]

28 06, 2017

The Power of Boundaries and the Word “No”

By | 2017-07-27T16:16:32+00:00 June 28th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Boundaries|0 Comments

All day, every day, we are inundated with advertisements wanting us to say yes to things. The ads, products, services, fundraisers, salesmen, and pitches we see or hear in a day are in the thousands from radio, internet, TV, social media, posters, and billboards.   It is also difficult with friends, family, kids and our [...]

25 05, 2017

Passive, Anorexic Men Married to Assertive, Dominate Women

By | 2017-07-27T17:30:38+00:00 May 25th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Communication, Intimacy Anorexia, Marriage|0 Comments

I see a theme with many couples I work with.  This theme is that of intimacy anorexia, love, sex addiction and codependency. Traditionally, it has been believed and thought that a man struggling with intimacy anorexia is to carry the burden and blame for not pursuing his wife emotionally, relationally, sexually and spiritually.  For [...]

4 05, 2017

Suicide: Shame’s Ugly Cousin

By | 2017-07-27T17:33:51+00:00 May 4th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Shame, Suicide|0 Comments

As a teenager, sirens, flashing police and ambulance lights woke me up one night around 1 o’clock in the morning.  Growing up in a small mid-west town with a population of under 800 people, such activity was uncommon in our small rural community. The next morning, we discovered our neighbor’s teenage son, a high [...]

6 04, 2017

Custom Homes with Track Home Budgets (Investing in Your Marriage)

By | 2017-07-27T17:40:00+00:00 April 6th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Divorce, Marriage|0 Comments

My wife and I love to look at homes around our community.  Dreaming about the future and seeing the changes in home technology, trends and building materials is fun for us.  There is something about a quality built home.  But how do you know which builders/contractors have integrity and deliver a good product and [...]

2 03, 2017

Understanding Apathy, Sympathy, Codependency & Empathy

By | 2017-07-27T17:43:58+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Communication|0 Comments

“I see dead people.” This is perhaps one of the most famous lines from the 1999 mystery thriller, The Sixth Sense.  As I remember the story, the main character, Bruce Willis, goes through the movie believing he also sees dead people like the little boy he meets. However, by the end of the movie, [...]