Tag Archives: Connection

  • Becoming Vulnerable
    Tuesday, April 18th, 2023

    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...
  • I Thought I Was the Only One
    Tuesday, March 28th, 2023

    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...
  • Recovery Requires Other People
    Thursday, February 16th, 2023

    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...
  • Connection is the Key to a Happy Recovery
    Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

    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...
  • We Need a Pack to Recover
    Friday, December 2nd, 2022

    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...
  • Going to Therapy Isn’t Enough
    Friday, November 25th, 2022

    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...
  • Combatting Shame
    Thursday, October 27th, 2022

    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...
  • The Importance of Friends in Recovery
    Sunday, October 23rd, 2022

    The Importance of Friends in Recovery

    All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. Managing the aftermath of sex and porn addiction is a difficult task, and we do...