This category provides all blog articles written by Cory and Kerry Schortzman.

15 03, 2018

Tolerance…The Beast

By | 2018-03-15T20:18:26+00:00 March 15th, 2018|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Pornography, Sex Addiction|0 Comments

Addicts can build a great deal of tolerance with their addiction, as they are able to use more of the substance more often. As quantity and frequency increases, it can deceive the addict into believing that they can “handle it.” Slowly but surely, the addict begins to be controlled by this beast, as it [...]

1 03, 2018

Motivation in Recovery

By | 2018-03-01T19:30:45+00:00 March 1st, 2018|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Shame|0 Comments

My family and I love to watch the Olympics. It is so inspiring to hear the stories of athletes who have overcome such odds and challenges that would have made most of us just give up. They have often overcome physical injuries, financial difficulties, lack of sleep or even their childhood to achieve victory! [...]

18 01, 2018

Porn Hub [Web of Destruction]

By | 2018-01-18T15:39:31+00:00 January 18th, 2018|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Pornography, Sex Addiction, Sex Trafficking, Substance Abuse|1 Comment

“A little porn will not hurt me.” “Porn keeps things interesting in the bedroom.” “My partner doesn’t care if I look at porn.” “Everybody does it.” “Porn is natural. It’s an artistic expression.” “What is the big deal?” “I could stop if I wanted too.” These excuses are all too common. For many of [...]

11 01, 2018

Female Educators or Perpetrators?

By | 2018-01-10T20:26:30+00:00 January 11th, 2018|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Sex Addiction, Sex Education, Youth|0 Comments

There appears to have been an increase is school teachers sexually grooming and molesting the minors they teach. I am not talking about “dirty old” adult men sexually perpetrating young girls. I am talking about adult women perpetrating sexual acts with boys who are their students and are also minors. What is going on [...]

3 01, 2018

Grief and Loss

By | 2018-01-03T22:08:55+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Grief|0 Comments

The holidays can be a very festive time to connect with family and friends as well as take time to express gratitude for all our blessings. The holidays can also be filled with love, joy and laughter. However, for many, the holidays can be filled with stress, anxiety, sadness, and the feeling of not [...]

14 12, 2017

9 Traits of Resilient People in Recovery

By | 2017-12-19T18:44:14+00:00 December 14th, 2017|All Blogs, All Cory's Blogs, Communication, Marriage|0 Comments

Resilience is needed to remain sober in recovery. It takes hard work, and you have to make difficult choices. Change will be hard, and you will have to make sacrifices. Addicts are very resilient people. Don’t believe me? They go to great lengths to plan, plot and scheme how they are going to get [...]