This category provides articles written on intimacy anorexia.

7 09, 2017

When Your Reality…is an Illusion

By | 2017-09-07T19:42:29+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 [...]

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 [...]

14 02, 2017

Lost Love, Addiction, Intimacy and My Vanishing Twin

By | 2017-07-29T01:20:41+00:00 February 14th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Intimacy Anorexia, Vanishing Twin|0 Comments

I love to learn new things and discover information that is less well known.  I like to think outside the box to help my clients.  It has led to some helpful and not so helpful discoveries. Several years ago, I attended NET (Neuro Emotional Technique) training in Denver in a conference room filled with [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]