Moral Judgement Only Hinders Addiction Recovery

One of the fantastic things about recovery is that I finally beat the personality quirk of caring what people think. Sure, I postured like I didn't care because I thought it gave an edge to my public persona. In reality, I know I cared about what people - especially strangers - thought more than almost…

Six Years After Starting Recovery, I Make One of My Biggest Advances Toward Normalcy

I did something I’m actually going to brag about, that I never would have thought I would have done in a million years, but it felt like such a step forward, I’ve been meaning to come here and write about it to show people just how far you move away from mistakes you made and…

Sorry, But There Was No Thrill In My Addiction

I’ve found LinkedIn to be a great resource for pornography addiction information. However, much like statistics that peg the porn industry worth anywhere between $2 billion and $200 billion (just a slight discrepancy there), I’m starting to bump into information provided from professionals that I think is just flat-out wrong. This morning, I was scrolling…

Q&A Time: Is it OK to Watch Porn if I Don’t Become an Addict?

QUESTION: I listened to a couple of your podcasts. Good stuff. I heard you say on two different shows that you think it’s OK for people to watch porn because most don’t become addicts. Do you really believe that? ANSWER: If those were my words, or what you inferred, it came out a little wrong.…