• Understanding Covert Incest
    Monday, October 14th, 2019

    Understanding Covert Incest

    The boundary between caring and incestuous love is crossed when the relationship with a child exists to meet the needs of the parent rather than those of the child....
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  • Sharpening the Saw
    Saturday, October 12th, 2019

    Sharpening the Saw

    Self-care is vital for recovery. It’s a rare addict who starts the recovery process while engaging in a healthy, well-rounded program of self-care. That said, listening to our bodies,...
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  • Step Ten: Wash, Rinse, Repeat
    Friday, October 11th, 2019

    Step Ten: Wash, Rinse, Repeat

    Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Step 10 is the logical culmination of the previous nine steps. The first nine steps are about stopping the bleeding of...
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  • Bookending
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019

    Bookending

    When you call another addict to ask for help, you’re helping that person too. As recovering sex and porn addicts, we are triggered almost constantly – walking down the...
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  • The ‘God’ Issue in 12-Step Recovery
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

    The ‘God’ Issue in 12-Step Recovery

    Belief in a specific religion is not a requirement for sobriety. Many sex and porn addicts new to 12-Step recovery (and even some who’ve been around for a while)...
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  • Understanding the Bubble/Trance
    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

    Understanding the Bubble/Trance

    It is simple to forget, easy to believe nothing happened. Addictions are about the manipulation of neurochemistry, and this can happen with or without an addictive substance or behavior....
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  • Addiction is a Lonely Business
    Sunday, October 6th, 2019

    Addiction is a Lonely Business

    Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. As active addicts, we choose addictive substances and behaviors rather than other people as a coping mechanism...
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