What is Pornography… As a therapist that specializes in pornography addiction I am constantly asked the question “what is pornography?” Many people would think that the answer is really simple, however, after working with couples that are battling pornography addiction the answer can sometimes be complicated. The dictionary defines pornography as “creative activity (writing or [...]
Steven and Rhyl Croshaw share why it’s important to be open and compassionate while addressing the issues of pornography and sexual addiction.
We are starting our first-ever Marriage Recovery workshop for couples who want to do more focused work to strengthen their marriage in the recovery process. This is more than just an informational workshop. We will work with couples to help them practice skills and discuss what they’re learning with [...]
Couples in recovery are literally “recovering” or “re-discovering” what was lost in their relationship with one another. Part of that discovery is learning more about the person you’re married to. We talk about addicts and partners discovering their true selves in recovery, so it’s critical to make sure that new information is passed over to [...]
Couples who have experienced sexual betrayal often reach a point where they wonder if they can ever feel love again for their spouse. Many go through the necessary steps of healing, forgiveness, acceptance, and other recovery steps, but both feel like their love isn’t what it used to be. Infidelity expert Dave Carder shares some [...]
Jill Manning, PhD, explains some of the dynamics that women experience when they learn of their partner’s pornography use. Visit Out in the Light for more webisodes, articles, and other resources.
Porn Derails Deep Relationship Instincts by Mark Chamberlain, PhD – Co-Author: “Love You, Hate the Porn” Clinical Director of ARCH (www.archcounseling.com) Want to bond with another human being? Here are your instructions: read and reciprocate. Read a signal from them (rather than ignoring it), then reciprocate by sending a signal of your own (rather than [...]
Mark Chamberlain, PhD and Geoff Steurer, MS, LMFT are just a few weeks away from releasing their new book called “Love You, Hate the Porn: Healing a Relationship Damaged by Virtual Infidelity.” The book is now available for pre-order at Deseret Book This book was written to help couples know how to navigate their way [...]keep looking »