This category provides all blog articles written by Cory Schortzman.

26 01, 2017

Substance Abuse and Intimacy Anorexia

By | 2017-07-29T01:46:40+00:00 January 26th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Intimacy Anorexia, Substance Abuse|0 Comments

Last week, I shared how substance abuse is connected to love and sex addiction. [Read Substance Abuse Addiction or Love & Sex Addiction, which came first?]  As mental health providers, we need to be more intentional about treating substance abuse without assessing and treating love and sex addiction, which is no longer acceptable.  In [...]

19 01, 2017

Substance Abuse Addiction or Love & Sex Addiction, which came First?

By | 2017-07-29T16:15:04+00:00 January 19th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Intimacy Anorexia, Sex Addiction, Substance Abuse|0 Comments

There are many types and classifications of abused drugs, and new ones are surfacing regularly from nightclubs.  Drugs, much like alcohol, cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants, marijuana, methamphetamines, opioids, prescription drugs, steroids, or synthetics as well as tobacco, caffeine and even sugar are used to escape or alter one’s mood or state of mind.  For decades, [...]

5 01, 2017

Recovering from the Holiday Hangover

By | 2017-07-29T22:16:56+00:00 January 5th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Boundaries, Diet, Sex Addiction|0 Comments

I do not know about you; but for me, there is something to be said about getting back into a routine after the holidays.  This is not only for my own recovery but also for my clients who are in recovery.  As much as I look forward to the end of the year and [...]

15 12, 2016

Have to Recovery versus Want to Recovery

By | 2017-07-29T22:16:37+00:00 December 15th, 2016|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Marriage, Obedience|0 Comments

A few years ago, we chose to add a member to our family by purchasing a cute puppy. What puppy isn’t cute?  They are all adorable and innocent until… they grow up.  Puppies grow up very fast, and a puppy without training and discipline is a nightmare.  Needless to say, we quickly enrolled Koda in [...]

7 12, 2016

The Emotional Affair

By | 2017-07-29T23:00:27+00:00 December 7th, 2016|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Emotional Addiction, Intimacy Anorexia, Marriage|0 Comments

Most often when one thinks of an affair or cheating, the assumption is that a spouse or partner has committed a sex act with someone outside their marriage.  However, this is not always the case.  Cheating [7 Signs of a Cheating Spouse] can take many forms, as I have written about in previous blogs.  The [...]

23 11, 2016

From Childhood to Adulthood in Recovery

By | 2017-07-30T22:24:51+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Health, Personal Growth|0 Comments

When you complete a recovery program or the 12 steps, does this mean you have arrived?  Are you cured?  Do you not have to attend another meeting, read another recovery book or see another therapist… or is this just the beginning? For my clients who have completed a recovery program or the 12 steps, [...]