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The First Time

On many occasions I have watched people experience an exciting event for the first time—or describe it after the fact: Children tasting ice cream for the first time A first kiss First time taking a breath underwater with a SCUBA device First…

Addictions are a Response to Pain (Video Clip)

We become addicted to anything that temporarily decreases our pain. https://youtu.be/U0zBN964_Ho
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Talking To Somebody In Love

Need help with someone in your life who isn't seeing clearly? Schedule a Free 15-minute consultation with a Certified Real Love Coach. "Real Love answers my questions, gives me emotional peace, and fills me in spiritual ways I’d never…

Video Games, Computers, And Other Media

Is there any doubt in anyone's mind that we're strongly affected by our environment? People immersed in porn think more sexual thoughts, soldiers in battle become hypersensitized to danger (often for the rest of their lives, as in serious cases…
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Addicted to Pain?

When she was a child, Margaret’s parents alternated between controlling and ignoring her. She had no idea what love, happiness, or a healthy relationship looked like, so when I met her at age 40, she was miserable and alone, with not one successful…
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The Real Addiction

I suggest two reasons that people don’t readily identify their addictions: 1. Addiction is generally not precisely defined. 2. The personal and social connotations of addiction are not positive. People do not brag, for example, about…