Tag Archives: sexual recovery

  • Sexual Attraction in a Recovery Setting
    Monday, August 19th, 2019

    Sexual Attraction in a Recovery Setting

    To overcome, one must stay focused on the goal and outcome, not the momentary distractions. Unsurprisingly, many sex and porn addicts new to recovery find themselves romantically and/or sexually...
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  • Using the Three-Second Rule
    Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

    Using the Three-Second Rule

    A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. As recovering sex and porn addicts, we are not in control of the thoughts that...
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  • Finding the Right Twelve-Step Meetings
    Sunday, August 4th, 2019

    Finding the Right Twelve-Step Meetings

    Decisions are easy when you know what you value. Not every sexual recovery meeting is the same. Yes, most meetings tend to follow the same basic format, based on...
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  • Are You Struggling with the Steps?
    Saturday, June 29th, 2019

    Are You Struggling with the Steps?

    There is no illusion greater than fear. The Twelve Steps can seem a bit daunting. Sure, when we go to our first sexual recovery meeting and read the Twelve...
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  • Recovery Requires Other People
    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

    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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  • Shame: The Wisdom of Sirius Black
    Thursday, June 13th, 2019

    Shame: The Wisdom of Sirius Black

    Shame thrives in darkness, but withers in sunlight. In Harry Potter: The Order of the Phoenix, Harry fears the darkness within himself. When he shares this with his godfather,...
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  • Isn’t Treatment Enough?
    Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

    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 addicts think: Gee, I’ve been through treatment and...
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  • Relationships in Sexual Recovery
    Saturday, May 11th, 2019

    Relationships in Sexual Recovery

    When we open our hearts, our lives get better. Recovering sex addicts who are married or in some other form of committed romantic relationship typically find that the process...
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