This is an analogy I have used with my clients for a while now and many people can relate to it in their own lives as well as with friends and loved ones. The principle is really very simple; short-term gain, long-term pain.
In the spirit of being a bit contrarian in today's permissive and hyper-liberal sexual environment, I want to remind people of the value of love in the sexual arena.
I want to draw a very clear distinction between issues of morality and issues of legality as it pertains to the most publicized human being in modern history.
I believe there is a reason that so much of science fiction warns us against the potential dangers of AI. What many sci-fi sagas do not tend to do is promote a healthier alternative to going down a techno-centric path.
I want to impart my journey and experience in battling depression and anxiety as a young person so that I may hopefully make the process that much easier for others.
I want to preface this rather loaded article by saying that I am a Canadian citizen and thus had no "skin in the game" in the 2016 presidential election. However, I feel the pain of friends in the US and want to offer some observations and ways to bridge the chasm that has been created.