Tag Archives: 12 step meetings

  • Anonymity and 12-Step Meetings
    Sunday, May 17th, 2020

    Anonymity and 12-Step Meetings

    The fears we don’t face become our limits. Sometimes, especially when we are new to recovery, we resist the idea of participating in 12-step sexual recovery groups. Usually, we’re...
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  • Daily Meetings
    Monday, March 2nd, 2020

    Daily Meetings

    Fire cannot be made with dead embers. When new to sex and porn addiction recovery, we often balk at the suggestion that we need to attend 12-step meetings every...
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  • Step 12: Service Leads to Sobriety
    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

    Step 12: Service Leads to Sobriety

    The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in service to others. The work of Step 12 can be broken down into two parts: helping others to...
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  • Therapy Isn’t Enough
    Monday, November 25th, 2019

    Therapy Isn’t Enough

    Accepting help does not mean you’ve failed; it means you’re no longer in it alone. Typically, healing from sex and porn addiction presents challenges that can’t be dealt with...
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  • Quiet Participation in Meetings
    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

    Quiet Participation in Meetings

    You can listen to silence and learn from it. The easiest way for a recovering sex or porn addict to be of service in a 12-Step meeting is to...
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  • Finding the Right Twelve-Step Meetings
    Sunday, August 4th, 2019

    Finding the Right Twelve-Step Meetings

    Decisions are easy when you know what you value. Not every sexual recovery meeting is the same. Yes, most meetings tend to follow the same basic format, based on...
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  • Make Twelve-Step Meetings Non-Negotiable
    Monday, July 22nd, 2019

    Make Twelve-Step Meetings Non-Negotiable

    The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, it’s to schedule your priorities. One recovering sex addict with a demanding job, a spouse, and three kids says...
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  • Sexual Attraction in a Recovery Setting
    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

    Sexual Attraction in a Recovery Setting

    To overcome, one must stay focused on the goal and outcome, not the momentary distractions. Unsurprisingly, many sex addicts new to recovery find themselves romantically and/or sexually attracted to...
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