Why is sexuality so powerful? Intimacy is a celebration of vulnerability; it touches the softest part in each person, the most private and fragile part of a human being.
Most of us desire true intimacy, but we are afraid to experience true vulnerability, to lose control. But this makes it difficult to ever experience true intimacy, for being comfortable with your vulnerability is the ultimate intimacy. The question is: How can we really let go? We can be distracted and misled by the physical aspects of intimacy, pursuing it only to satisfy our selfish needs. Or we can understand sexuality and intimacy as the truly meaningful forces that they are.
Discover how the root of addiction is driven by the need for love and connection. Human beings crave attachment. When we lack healthy attachments, we turn to unhealthy ones. Learn how to transform the dysfunction into the functional; how to gain relief of emptiness and demons by redirecting and channeling cravings toward transcendent goals.Read More
So how does a person find the strength to control his/her cravings, when the road to satisfaction seems wide open because one’s ‘power’ seems stronger than any downside? When you’ve successfully closed the door and drawn the shades, and believe you have an open opportunity for self-gratification, how do you find the strength to pull back your reins?Read More
Left with no one else to blame, the child erroneously sees himself as the culprit. And this self-loathing and sense of inadequacy further erodes the child’s confidence. It’s not your fault. Don’t allow yourself to be invalidated. You have all the strength necessary to pick up the pieces and rebuild your life.Read More
Please join Rabbi Jacobson as he addresses the bigger story behind this appalling behavior — what it tells us about life today, what it teaches us about our sexual perspectives.Read More