Dr. Skinner Answers: My husband and I have very different expectations when it comes to sexual intimacy. It’s become such an issue that we’re considering separating. I feel like he doesn’t respect me. He refuses counseling. I long to connect with him but don’t feel safe emotionally. What are the things I should consider as […]
Dr. Skinner answers: Is it possible to overcome obsessive pornography use and other compulsive sexual behaviors without professional help?
Dr. Skinner Answers: My husband is working to recover from an addiction to pornography. He seems to be progressing but I feel like I’m failing in my own healing and recovery though. I struggle with my sensitivity to my husband’s emotional distance and continued disrespect. To the point where I just want to leave the […]
Wherever you are in the world, you could celebrate Thanksgiving today. A time to celebrate each other. Because in the end that’s all we have. And that’s enough. That’s all we’ve ever had. So lets take a moment to thank the people in our lives who give us love and support. Take the time to really […]
It’s easy to imagine that some things have to be the way they’ve always been. That cars have to be fueled by gas. That phones are just a way to make a call. And that healing and recovery is solely the result of one-on-one therapy sessions done a few times a month. With the internet […]
Dr. Skinner Answers: Since discovering my husband’s affair and pornography use I find that I constantly compare and objectify other women around me. How do I stop this?
Dr. Skinner Answers: Over the last few months my relationship has totally fallen apart. I am frantic. What can I do to calm my mind? I feel like I’m losing my mind. I struggle to get simple tasks done. Why am I having such a hard time getting through this?