Porn: A Reality Distortion System, Part 3

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Types of Reality Distortion Systems

Porn, Part 3

Unlike any other Reality Distortion System, porn addiction can lead the addict’s partner to feeling inadequate, unattractive, and shameful because they can’t connect with the one they love in the most intimate …

Porn: A Reality Distortion System, Part 2

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Types of Reality Distortion Systems

Porn, Part 2

Porn intrudes on normal sexual relationships. It can seem more exciting than having intimate relationships with a partner. Internet porn produces a double neurochemical rush because the viewing of extreme material coupled …

Porn: A Reality Distortion System, Part 1

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Types of Reality Distortion Systems

Porn, Part 1

While  pornography is often used as an adjunct to and stimulant for sexual behavior, watching porn can become a physiological and behavioral addiction.  It intrudes on intimate behavior when one finds himself …

Shopping: Part 4

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Types of Reality Distortion Systems

Shopping: Part 4

The belief system in any Reality Distortion System is what keeps the distortion in place.  Remember, denial is at the heart of every RDS.  For the Shopping RDS, denial tells us, “I …

Shopping: Part 3

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Types of Reality Distortion Systems

Shopping: Part 3

What to Resist:  When moving from the Shopping Reality Distortion System to a Shopping Reality Clarity System, one must know the lures that keep one involved with the shopping system.  It can …