People who are stepping out on their romantic partners tend to spend more hours at work, according to a study out of the United Kingdom. Spending more time at work may be a symptom of infidelity, or it may contribute to the development of infidelity in the first place, but either way long hours at…Details
Few states have been hit as hard by the nation’s opioid addiction epidemic as Tennessee. The state has the second highest rate of prescriptions per person, next to West Virginia. Over a million Tennesseans (one in six) abused opioids or suffered from opioid overdose in 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…Details
How much drug use is abuse? People are often curious about the difference between a recreational drug user and an addict, but it’s hard to say if there is actually a difference. At what point does use become abuse? Is it a question of time, frequency or quantity?Details
Synthetic marijuana (also known as spice, K2, fake weed, synthetic cannabinoids and other street names) has become a drug of choice for people desiring a cheaper high and those hoping to trick a drug test. Don’t let the name fool you though. This designer drug is extremely dangerous.
Recent findings from a German research group point to tell-tale signs of altered pleasure center function in men with cybersex addiction who view pornographic images.
Using pornography may lead to infidelity in committed relationships, according to more than one study on the subject. Porn weakens relationships by cutting through intimacy. When you’re distracted by porn, you have less time and attention for your partner. Then there is also the issue of creating and living in a fantasy world, which can…Details
Life as an atheist or agnostic in recovery may seem isolating at first glance. A higher power or deity is often strongly associated with mutual aid support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA). But the truth is that there are many ways those who don’t believe in a higher power can still…Details
If you have an addictive, obsessive approach to relationships, you may be a love addict. You fall deeply in love repeatedly and often. No matter how many times you fall in love, you always have the thought that the newest person you are with is the only person for you. A new love interest gives…Details
There is no getting around the fact that a significant percentage of Americans watch pornography or have watched pornography in the past. But a large percentage also disapprove of pornography on the grounds that it is unhealthy or immoral. In fact, the percentage of people who say that they do not approve of porn is…Details
By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S Last week, Roger Ailes, Chairman and CEO of the Fox News media conglomerate, was sued for sexual harassment by former anchor Gretchen Carlson. In the intervening days, at least six other women have come forward with similar stories of sexual harassment at the hands of Mr. Ailes. Meanwhile, Ailes’ allies…Details