Tag Archives: social support

  • Working Step Five
    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

    Working Step Five

    To have real conversations with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk. To get started with Step Five you must first...
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  • Make 12-Step Meetings Non-Negotiable
    Friday, May 17th, 2019

    Make 12-Step Meetings Non-Negotiable

    The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, it’s to schedule your priorities. One recovering sex addict with a demanding job, a spouse, and three kids says...
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  • Asking for Help
    Thursday, May 9th, 2019

    Asking for Help

    It’s not the load that breaks you, it’s trying to carry the entire thing all by yourself. When we are triggered toward our addiction, the most effective way to...
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  • Daily Meetings
    Friday, April 26th, 2019

    Daily Meetings

    Fire cannot be made with dead embers. When new to sexual recovery, we often balk at the suggestion that we need to attend 12-step meetings every day. If so,...
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  • Stocking Your Toolbox
    Monday, April 22nd, 2019

    Stocking Your Toolbox

    Addicts must shape the tools of their recovery. Thereafter, the tools will shape them. When recovering sex addicts are triggered, it is important that they have a recovery-centric toolkit...
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  • How Do I Get a 12-Step Sponsor?
    Friday, April 5th, 2019

    How Do I Get a 12-Step Sponsor?

    Asking for guidance is a divine compliment. Sponsors are personal guides to healing and staying sexually sober. You choose a sponsor by listening to various people at meetings until...
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  • Why We Lash Out
    Sunday, March 31st, 2019

    Why We Lash Out

    It is clear that we make our own misery. In our addiction and as recovering people, we sometimes hurt the people we love by trying “to help them” when...
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  • Working Step Two
    Thursday, February 28th, 2019

    Working Step Two

    Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. Many sex and porn addicts do not want to accept outside assistance as...
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