Resisting Pornography: An Unexpected Success Strategy for All Ages


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My friends at Protect Young Minds just put out an excellent article aimed at helping adolescents battle the temptation to look at pornography. What struck me in reading the article was that this is a powerful strategy for adults as well.

Learning to meet emotional needs through connection is a key to long-term recovery. If you or someone you know is experiencing the pull of porn, I strongly recommend this article by John Fort called “Block Porn Interest: A Proactive Parenting Plan

-Written by Forest Benedict, MA, SATP-C, LMFT, Clinical Director of LifeSTAR of the Central Valley If you benefited from this article, please “follow” us on this blog and on Twitter, “like” us on Facebook, and SHARE this article and blog with others. Thank you!

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About fbenedict

Forest Benedict is the author of Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and certified Sexual Addiction Treatment Provider (SATP). Forest loves the work he does as the Clinical Director of LifeSTAR of the Central Valley and the Program Manager/Teacher in the SATP program at Mid-America Nazarene University. He writes numerous articles on the LifeSTAR of the Central Valley blog (https://lifestarcentralvalley.wordpress.com/) and also on his personal blog (http://forestbenedict.com/). He created the Life After Lust VLOG on Youtube, sharing insights about recovery from sexual addiction. Forest also writes and speaks publicly about protecting children from pornography.
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One Response to Resisting Pornography: An Unexpected Success Strategy for All Ages

  1. Denise Quirk says:

    Great article, thanks you guys!

    Denise

    On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 11:52 AM, LifeSTAR Central Valley Blog wrote:

    > fbenedict posted: ” My friends at Protect Young Minds just put out an > excellent article aimed at helping adolescents battle the temptation to > look at pornography. What struck me in reading the article was that this is > a powerful strategy for adults as well. Learning to mee” >

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