Tag Archives: Connection

  • 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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  • Using the Meetings Between the Meetings
    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

    Using the Meetings Between the Meetings

    The most powerful tool of sobriety is talking to another recovering addict. To establish and maintain long-term sexual sobriety, we need safe spaces in which we can talk openly...
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  • Becoming Vulnerable
    Saturday, April 18th, 2020

    Becoming Vulnerable

    You are 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. When...
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