This category provides all blog articles written by Cory Schortzman.

12 10, 2017

Sex, Hugh Hefner and XXX

By | 2017-11-16T15:38:04+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 | 2018-01-12T19:18:41+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 | 2017-11-16T04:21:25+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 [...]

24 08, 2017

Is Personal Responsibility & Repentance Lost?

By | 2017-11-16T15:38:49+00:00 August 24th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Forgiveness, Grace, Marriage, Personal Growth|0 Comments

This year I have observed a startling trend that individuals and couples refuse, “can’t” or more accurately do not want to take ANY responsibility for their poor choices and behaviors that have hurt those they say they love.  Now, these people are adults, not children, although you would not know it. Is the ability [...]

9 08, 2017

The Cost of Being Offended

By | 2017-11-16T15:47:59+00:00 August 9th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Heart, Offended Addiction, Offended Heart|0 Comments

Our nation has an addiction ‑ a hidden addiction ‑ a socially accepted addiction. In my opinion, this addiction is the foundation of all addictions and compulsive behaviors. This is the addiction to being offended. This addiction is costing our families, communities, the nation and the world far more than just money. This addiction [...]

25 07, 2017

The Power of Love

By | 2017-11-17T11:10:37+00:00 July 25th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Erectile Dysfunction, Marriage, Pornography|0 Comments

What is love?  How do you define love?  Over the generations, there have been a few songs written about it. I love pizza.  I love my car.  I love my dog, my kids, and my wife.  Yet, the context can mean different things when I use the word. Here in the West, our use [...]