• 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


    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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