Category Archives: Partner of Sexual Addict

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 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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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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LifeSTAR’s Forest Benedict on the Trevor Carey Radio Show Today (Audio)


Today I had the opportunity to do a radio interview on the Trevor Carey show (FM 96.7/AM1400) about the effects of pornography, protecting children from pornography, and other topics related to sexual addiction treatment. The issue that sparked Trevor’s interest … 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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