Tag Archives: Connection

  • Using the Meetings Between the Meetings
    Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

    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
    Monday, April 18th, 2022

    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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  • I Thought I Was the Only One
    Monday, March 28th, 2022

    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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  • Recovery Requires Other People
    Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

    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
    Monday, January 3rd, 2022

    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
    Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

    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
    Thursday, November 25th, 2021

    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
    Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

    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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