Tag Archives: Honesty

  • Windows vs. Walls
    Monday, June 29th, 2020

    Windows vs. Walls

    It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. Sometimes therapists specializing in infidelity and couple’s work suggest using the concept of...
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  • Honesty in 12-Step Meetings
    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

    Honesty in 12-Step Meetings

    You can’t save your face and your ass at the same time. Many recovering sex and porn addicts worry that if they go to a 12-step meeting and tell...
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  • Sharing Your Step One Inventories
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

    Sharing Your Step One Inventories

    Letting go of secrets gives you the freedom to move forward with a different, better life. For most recovering sex and porn addicts, creating powerlessness and unmanageability inventories is...
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  • The Gifts of Recovery
    Monday, December 30th, 2019

    The Gifts of Recovery

    The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now. As we heal from sex and porn addiction, honesty, integrity, self-knowledge, and a...
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  • Open Relationships
    Monday, October 28th, 2019

    Open Relationships

    Time will inevitably uncover dishonesty and lies. History has no place for them. The simple truth is that if we want an open relationship, even while in sexual recovery,...
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  • Sexual Sobriety Plans: The Need for Honesty
    Saturday, August 10th, 2019

    Sexual Sobriety Plans: The Need for Honesty

    Sometimes, it takes incredible strength and courage to admit the truth. Creating an effective sexual sobriety plan, sometimes referred to as a circle or boundary plan, requires brutal honesty...
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  • Honesty and Recovery
    Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

    Honesty and Recovery

    By David Fawcett PhD, LCSW Active addicts have a serious problem with being honest. The essential fuel for any addiction is lying. There are lies about getting one’s drug,...
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