Licensed professional counselor Rob Jackson interviewed a woman who is recovering from addiction to pornography. We hope their discussion about the connection between porn addiction and sexualizing experiences will be helpful. (Read before and after the interview for more insights and resource suggestions.)
Life Changes Q&As
Do you have information and help for women who struggle with sex addiction?
What are the symptoms of schizophrenia? My teenage daughter’s behavior has become strangely erratic. I’m scared because schizophrenia runs in my family. Is it possible I’m doing something to make the situation worse?
I’m a worrier, and the problem is getting worse. I’ve heard people talk about “anxiety disorders,” but I don’t know what that means. How can I tell if my worry is normal or if I have an anxiety disorder? And what should I do?
What does depression look like? My husband has been unusually withdrawn and seems emotionally “low.” His sadness has become a regular part of life in our household, and I’m concerned. What can I do?
What is bipolar disorder? I’m worried about my son. He’s showing symptoms of depression or some other mental illness, but I don’t know enough to be sure. If he is bipolar, does he have any hope of leading a normal life?
What exactly is a narcissist? I’ve always assumed this is just a popular way of describing an extremely egotistical person. But lately I’ve heard the word used as a technical term – as if someone could actually be diagnosed with narcissism. My spouse is very self-centered, and his behavior has hurt our relationship in many …
Do you have any assistance to offer to someone who seriously wants to stop drinking? Where do I find the professional help I need? I’m desperate to overcome my problem with alcohol, but hard experience has convinced me that I can’t beat this addiction on my own. Now my wife is threatening to take our …
How can I love and care for my elderly mother when we live on opposite sides of the country? My dad died several years ago, and my mom has been in decline ever since. Fortunately, two of my siblings still live within twenty minutes of her home, so I don’t worry about her needs being …
Is it normal to experience deep grief after the unexpected termination of a pregnancy? I recently lost my first child through miscarriage, and my husband and I are surprised at how devastating this experience has been for us. Is this typical?