This category provides all blog articles written by Cory Schortzman.

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 [...]

13 07, 2017

The Power of Forgiveness

By | 2017-11-16T17:54:43+00:00 July 13th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Forgiveness, Offended Addiction|0 Comments

I have observed that many, if not most, people really do not understand what forgiveness means or how to sustain and maintain it.  Furthermore, people who have grown up in religious homes have the most difficult time as compared to some with little to no religious or spiritual understanding.  Now, this is not absolute.  [...]

7 07, 2017

The Power of Perspective

By | 2017-11-17T09:58:59+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 | 2017-11-17T10:18:51+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 [...]