Tag Archives: Recovery

  • Are You Struggling With the Steps?
    Monday, March 30th, 2020

    Are You Struggling With the Steps?

    There is no illusion greater than fear. The 12 steps can seem a bit daunting. Sure, when we go to our first sexual recovery meeting and read the steps...
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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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  • The Power of Self-Awareness
    Monday, March 16th, 2020

    The Power of Self-Awareness

    By Scott Brassart In active addiction, we were NOT self-aware. In fact, we were the opposite of self-aware. Any time we had an introspective thought or feeling, we squashed...
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  • Getting Out of a Rut
    Monday, March 16th, 2020

    Getting Out of a Rut

    When life gets harder, challenge yourself to be stronger. Being stuck in a rut, whether that rut is addiction or some other aspect of life, is an indication that...
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  • Isn’t Treatment Enough?
    Friday, March 6th, 2020

    Isn’t Treatment Enough?

    You can shake the monkey off your back, but the circus never quite leaves town. A lot of times recovering sex and porn addicts think: Gee, I’ve been through...
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  • Is Sexual Recovery Worth It?
    Sunday, January 12th, 2020

    Is Sexual Recovery Worth It?

    Scars represent not injury, but healing. Scars are what make us whole again. Healing from sex and porn addiction brings self-knowledge, integrity, and a desire to become vulnerable (to...
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  • Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude
    Friday, January 10th, 2020

    Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude

    Grateful people are happy people. Greek philosopher Epicurus once said, “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was...
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  • Stocking Your Toolbox
    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

    Stocking Your Toolbox

    Addicts must shape the tools of their recovery. Thereafter, the tools will shape them. As recovering sex and porn addicts, we know that triggers toward acting out in our...
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