Tag Archives: Connection

  • I Thought I Was the Only One
    Sunday, March 28th, 2021

    I Thought I Was the Only One

    Reaching out to others can be profoundly healing. Sex and porn addiction can harm our sense of reality, interfere with healthy relationships, and force us into social isolation. One...
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  • Connecting With Your Higher Power
    Friday, March 5th, 2021

    Connecting With Your Higher Power

    Dr. David Fawcett In last week’s post to this site, I wrote about how you can find a Higher Power that meshes with your values and beliefs – a...
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  • Recovery Requires Other People
    Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

    Recovery Requires Other People

    Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who will disagree with you. The great UCLA basketball coach and philosopher John Wooden once said, “Failure is not...
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  • Connection is the Key to a Happy Recovery
    Sunday, January 3rd, 2021

    Connection is the Key to a Happy Recovery

    Loneliness is the most terrible poverty. An immense amount of mental and physical health research shows that isolated/separated individuals suffer both emotionally and physically. Conversely, people who place a...
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  • We Need a Pack to Recover
    Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

    We Need a Pack to Recover

    There is an undeniable strength in numbers. Human beings are meant to work together, not to go it alone. For evidence, think back to prehistoric times when people lived...
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  • Going to Therapy Isn’t Enough
    Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

    Going to 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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  • Combatting Shame
    Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

    Combatting Shame

    Shame is an antisocial emotion. Talking about shame is the social solution. As active sex and porn addicts, we spent our days trying very hard to not feel our...
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  • Connection in Recovery
    Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

    Connection in Recovery

    Addiction is a disease of isolation. Novelist Dean Koontz once wrote, “A fine line separates the weary recluse from the fearful hermit. Finer still is the line between hermit...
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