• The Price of Shame
    Thursday, July 19th, 2018

    The Price of Shame

    Left unchecked, shame will eat your soul. Research shows that shame—the inherent belief that one is defective and unworthy of love—neither encourages nor motives positive change. Instead, it corrodes...
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  • Climb the Mountain
    Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

    Climb the Mountain

    The greater the obstacle, the more glory there is in overcoming it. In a lot of ways, life is a mountain. It’s big, it’s beautiful, and it’s got all...
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  • Gratitude in Early Recovery
    Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

    Gratitude in Early Recovery

    Happy people are grateful for what they have, regardless of what that is. Many sex and porn addicts in early recovery (and sometimes even those with significant amounts of...
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  • Stopping the Addictive Cycle
    Monday, July 16th, 2018

    Stopping the Addictive Cycle

    Addiction: When you can stop, you don’t want to, and when you want to stop, you can’t. There are six stages in the cycle of sexual addiction: triggers (catalysts...
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  • Step Seven: Progress not Perfection
    Sunday, July 15th, 2018

    Step Seven: Progress not Perfection

    Perfection has one grave defect: It is apt to be dull. Many long-recovering addicts say their Higher Power can and does remove their character defects when asked. The problem...
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  • Do You Struggle with Gratitude?
    Saturday, July 14th, 2018

    Do You Struggle with Gratitude?

    Even the worst parts of your life have contributed to your growth. When we first embark on the process of recovery and healing, our lives are typically in shambles....
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  • The Goal of Working the Steps
    Friday, July 13th, 2018

    The Goal of Working the Steps

    Perfection is exhausting. Progress is invigorating. We all have goals for recovery, and we all will inevitably fall short of those goals. This is just fine. In fact, it’s...
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  • Becoming Vulnerable
    Thursday, July 12th, 2018

    Becoming Vulnerable

    We are all worthy of love and intimate connection. Becoming vulnerable means trusting both ourselves and others. It is the only way to live honestly, with integrity and authenticity....
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  • The Rollercoaster of Sexual Recovery
    Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

    The Rollercoaster of Sexual Recovery

    The process of healing from sexual addiction is both scary and exciting—filled with ups and downs. Many recovering sex addicts find that in the early days of sexual sobriety...
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