Category Archives: Inspiration

Finding Calm in the Chaos: Facing Fires, Storms, and Suffering


I’ll admit, this week’s been a tough one for me. With friends and family facing unpredictable fires, I have felt concerned and helpless. This morning as I sought my own inner peace amidst these circumstances, I realized I have something … Continue reading

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Hustler, Hefner, & Ethical Sex in Recovery


Today I finished writing an important piece called The Recovering Addict’s Guide to Ethical Sex: Hefner and Hustler Had it Half Right. This article invites readers to live in alignment with their sexual and moral values and to stand against … Continue reading

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What My Partner is Worth


Essential Mindset #13 in Life After Lust (2017). From the chapter “What My Wife is Worth.” Share if you agree. –Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP, Clinical Director of LifeSTAR of the Central Valley and author of Life After Lust. If you benefited from this … Continue reading

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Repeat This and Recover


PLEASE SHARE IF YOU AGREE –Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP, Clinical Director of LifeSTAR of the Central Valley and author of Life After Lust. If you benefited from this article, please “follow” us on this blog and on Twitter, “like” us on Facebook, and SHARE this … Continue reading

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The Road to Recovery: Where Will it Lead You?


Recovery is about much more than just leaving addiction. It is also about the life you replace your addiction with. Click the link below to watch the newest Life After Lust VLOG episode and think about the beautiful places the … Continue reading

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Rising from the Pit of Sexual Addiction


Have you found yourself failing in the fight to overcome sexual addiction? If so, I invite you to reconnect with your motivation by reading my newly published Covenant Eyes article entitled Called to Rise: Overcoming Sexual Addiction. Based on the … Continue reading

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FREE eBook for Father’s Day – Life After Lust


An excellent resource for men and women seeking recovery from sexual addiction is now available for FREE through Father’s Day! To get your free copy of Life After Lust CLICK HERE between now and Sunday night. May this message of … Continue reading

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