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Escaping the Grip of Your Evil Genius

[Editor’s Note: This post is a copyrighted excerpt from the book Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery by Forest Benedict.] Essential Mindset #15: I will grow in self-love, responding with care when I experience emotional pain. Essential Mindset #16: I will not engage in friendly conversation with my Evil Genius... Read more »

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Change Is Good

I don’t know about you, but I think change is often a good thing. Sometimes even the best thing. I am always looking to change things up and shake up the status quo. In 2002, we changed things up by launching a website called XXXchurch.com and going to the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo to hand…

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Want to Help Your Wife Heal? Walk into the Fire.

“He is not doing enough,” exclaimed Susan speaking about her husband Artie who betrayed her with his numerous affairs and pornography use. Her statement left me a little puzzled since I thought Artie had been doing well in his recovery. And from what I could see, Artie certainly had been doing everything that was asked... Read more »

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4 Recovery Lessons I Learned While Getting My Butt Kicked on a Mountain

Two weeks ago I ran a Spartan Race with my wife. And not just any Spartan Race, the Pennsylvania Super in Palmerton, PA at Blue Mountain. For those of you who aren’t up on what a Spartan is and have no idea what I’m talking about then here’s a brief summary. This race is an…

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3 Non-Obvious Reasons That We Get Addicted to Porn

Lust isn’t the only reason behind your porn addiction. There are subtle snakes in the grass need to be hunted and confronted. It turns out: there’s pretty ugly stuff, way down deep, that demands our total honesty. When you begin to kick porn and find recovery, you’re often told to watch out for “triggers,” like... Read more »

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