Transforming Lives with Attachment Theory: The Key to Overcoming Pornography Addiction

The Covenant Eyes Podcast

Apr 3 2024 • 29 mins

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Adam Lane-Smith, a former licensed marriage and family therapist, brings decades of experience and expertise to the discussion. He explains attachment theory in practical terms, highlighting how our childhood experiences shape our ability to connect with others, fulfill our needs, and experience love and care in relationships.

Learn about the different attachment styles such as avoidant, anxious, and disorganized, and how they impact our behavior, relationships, and mental well-being. Gain insights into the role of brain chemicals like oxytocin, serotonin, and dopamine in shaping our responses to stress, temptations, and addictive behaviors like pornography consumption.

Discover how technology, such as smartphones and dating apps, exacerbates attachment issues and addiction tendencies, leading to increased loneliness, anxiety, and depression in today's society. Adam also addresses the impact of attachment theory on faith and spirituality, emphasizing the importance of deep, meaningful connections with others and with the divine.

Whether you're struggling with addiction, seeking to improve your relationships, or simply interested in psychology and personal growth, this episode offers valuable insights, practical tips, and resources to help you on your journey towards healing and wholeness.

Don't miss out on this enlightening conversation that explores the intersection of psychology, faith, and technology, and learn how attachment theory can be a game-changer in overcoming challenges and living a fulfilling life.

To access Adam Lane-Smith's coaching programs, mentorship, and resources mentioned in the episode, visit his website at https://AdamLaneSmith.com. Don't forget to use code EYES50 for a special discount on his attachment boot camp video course.

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TIMESTAMPS:
00:00 - Opening & Introduction
02:15 - What is Attachment Theory?
07:19 - How Do Attachment Issues Start?
12:09 - Dysfunctional Relationships & Attachment Disorders
15:35 - How Many of Us Struggle With Attachment Issues?
21:35 - What Adam Lane-Smith Does in His Practice
23:45 - Accountability in Addiction
27:08 - Closing Comments

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