Don’t Get Caught Off Guard with Their Grieving

“John” came into the counseling office looking very despondent. “I don’t understand what happened this week,” he said. “’Jane’ had been doing so well and I have not seen her angry in more than a month. Then she just exploded. Crying, throwing things, cursing at me. I thought we were good. What happened?” “John” is... Read more »

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Free Video Series and Private FB Group – Available Now

We have some pretty exciting news for you. Here’s the thing, we have a lot of resources for individuals and couples who are struggling with porn use. Some of these cost money because they fund the development of new resources and initiatives. But at the end of the day, we want to help as many... Read more »

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One-Sided Conversations That Lead to Great Sex

In my marriage, I volunteered to do lots of things that I never did. Not in a timely fashion, at least. HER: “We need to make an appointment with our tax guy.” ME: “I’ll call him this week.” HER: “One of our sprinkler heads is broken, and the grass in our front yard is turning... Read more »

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7 Reasons Why Great Sex Is A Must In Your Marriage

Previously I wrote a blog post that was called 7 Keys To Great Sex (if you missed it go ahead and read that one first). I heard from a number of people and even talked about some of the reactions that the post got on my podcast “Craig’s Car Ride.” One thing I noticed is: when... Read more »

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Four Things that Stood Out to Me from the Movie Fifty Shades Freed

It’s that time of year. Valentine’s Day weekend, which means the last installment of 50 Shades of Grey. I have written a blog about each movie so far: 50 Shades of Grey 50 Shades Darker Currently, Fifty Shades of Grey Freed has a 15% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. So that should tell you that it’s... Read more »

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Escaping the Grip of Your Evil Genius

[Editor’s Note: This post is a copyrighted excerpt from the book Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery by Forest Benedict.] Essential Mindset #15: I will grow in self-love, responding with care when I experience emotional pain. Essential Mindset #16: I will not engage in friendly conversation with my Evil Genius... Read more »

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What to Give Someone Who Struggles with Porn for Christmas

First off, if you struggle with porn this part is for you. It’s really easy when you are someone who struggles with porn to fall into the trap of trying to fix yourself. So you try and read the Bible more or pray more and act really Holy. But most of the time we run... Read more »

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3 Non-Obvious Reasons That We Get Addicted to Porn

Lust isn’t the only reason behind your porn addiction. There are subtle snakes in the grass need to be hunted and confronted. It turns out: there’s pretty ugly stuff, way down deep, that demands our total honesty. When you begin to kick porn and find recovery, you’re often told to watch out for “triggers,” like... Read more »

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