Category Archives: Change

The Humbling Road to Rebuilding Trust in Recovery


“She deserves a husband who is trustworthy, both when she is looking and when she’s unaware” (Life After Lust p.40, from the chapter What My Wife is Worth). Unfortunately, many of us recovering from sex addiction have made past choices that have … Continue reading

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Please Vote for Your Favorite Book Cover (Forest Benedict’s Upcoming Book)


  I am excited to share some possible covers for my upcoming book “Life After Lust”! Would you please take a minute to browse through the following 5 images and comment below on which one is your favorite and what you like … Continue reading

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A Lesson from the Olympics: Don’t Give Up


As the world prepares for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, we anticipate many memorable moments. We look back on past records broken and heroic stories, wondering what we will soon witness. One historic story that brings me to tears … Continue reading

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Love, Sex, Porn, & Addiction Discussion Group (Online & Free)


I recently became of aware of some online resources for sexual addicts. First, the website called InTheRooms.com provides many free online 12-Step meetings such as Sexaholics Anonymous, Sex Addicts Anonymous, Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous, Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Recovery Anthem?


What’s your recovery anthem? You know, “your” song that inspires you to rise higher and fight harder? A recovery anthem is highly personal. The song that speaks to you may not speak to me. Some songs stir us more deeply than others, … Continue reading

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Are You Being a Victim to Your Porn Addiction?


Today XXXChurch published my newest article called “Don’t Be a Victim to Your Porn Addiction“. This article provides a challenging and brutally honest perspective about the attitude change necessary to beat sexual addiction. In it I shared my experience: “The “secret … Continue reading

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Real Recovery from Sex Addiction: A Partner’s Perspective


The article entitled “What No One Tells You About Sex Addiction Recovery” provides one of the best descriptions of real recovery I have ever read. In her article, Avalon Vic shared honestly about her experience of discovering her husband’s sex addiction, … Continue reading

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