Our Thirst for Wholeness

The majority of people's problems are caused by the fact that they are disconnected with the rest of creation. (C.S. Lewis)  We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. We made a decision to turn out will and our lives over...

Depriving Ourselves of Pleasure

While measuring the sexualization of men and women in popular media over the past 40 years, Erin Hatton, PhD and Mary Nell Trautner, PhD found that there have been some dramatic changes in our culture.   In “Equal Opportunity Objectification?  The Sexualization...

The Power of Accountability

Treatment providers working in the field of addiction know that accountability is an essential piece of the foundation of long-term, ongoing sobriety.  There are even all kinds of slogans in the 12-step programs that speak to it, such as “You are as sick as your...

(Re)defining Infidelity

in·fi·del·i·ty n.pl. in·fi·del·i·ties 1. a. Unfaithfulness to a sexual partner, especially a spouse.     b. An act of sexual unfaithfulness. 2. Lack of fidelity or loyalty. 3. Lack of religious belief. (The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth...