This category provides all blog articles written by Cory Schortzman.

14 12, 2017

9 Traits of Resilient People in Recovery

By | 2018-04-11T18:25:22+00:00 December 14th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Communication, Marriage|0 Comments

Resilience is needed to remain sober in recovery. It takes hard work, and you have to make difficult choices. Change will be hard, and you will have to make sacrifices. Addicts are very resilient people. Don’t believe me? They go to great lengths to plan, plot and scheme how they are going to get [...]

7 12, 2017

Why Stay Married When You Can Get Divorced?

By | 2018-04-11T18:27:05+00:00 December 7th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Communication, Divorce, Intimacy Anorexia, Marriage, Sex Addiction|0 Comments

Why Get Divorced… When You Can Stay Married? We will always justify the choices we make. We justify the items we purchase, the foods we eat, the career we choose, the cars we drive as well as the place and home in which we live. We also justify friendships and relationships. Marriage is no [...]

29 11, 2017

Rape Culture: Hollywood Pedophiles and Political Sex Offenders

By | 2018-04-11T18:29:05+00:00 November 29th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Sex Addiction, Sex Trafficking|0 Comments

[We interrupt your regularly scheduled… program]. Daily for the last few months, victims of sexual abuse have been coming out making public statements and filing legal actions against their abusers. Some claims from 30 years ago when they were abused as children or as teenagers. Recent news has revealed what many have conspired, witnessed, or [...]

12 10, 2017

Sex, Hugh Hefner and XXX

By | 2018-04-11T18:30:45+00:00 October 12th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Pornography, Sex Addiction|0 Comments

  As the news of the passing of the late Hugh Hefner was released, some have been saddened and others have celebrated. There have been many blogs and articles written but few from the perspective I want to share. Over the past 10 years as a sexual recovery therapist and as a recovering sex [...]

5 10, 2017

The Blessing & Burden of Sobriety Dates

By | 2018-04-11T18:33:16+00:00 October 5th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Sex Addiction|0 Comments

Over the years, I have sat in tens of thousands of hours of support group meetings as a leader and a participant. Some of these are 12-Step meetings and others have been psycho educational and processing groups. Many have a check in format of sharing your recovery date and then your sobriety date which [...]

7 09, 2017

When Your Reality…is an Illusion

By | 2018-04-11T18:35:10+00:00 September 7th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Emotional Addiction, Intimacy Anorexia, Marriage, Spiritual Addiction|0 Comments

We experience life through our senses of taste, touch, smell, sound, sight and even intuition. The experiences we have in life through these senses give us personal perspective [Read The Power of Perspective blog]. That perspective begins to shape the way in which we see ourselves and others. Positive and negative experiences also influence [...]