Category Archives: Partner of Sexual Addict

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

Posted in Addiction, Anti-Porn Movement, Female Sexual Addiction, Parents, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Sexual Addiction, Shame | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Addiction, Change, Inspiration, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Sexual Addiction | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Addiction, Change, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Sexual Addiction | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Addiction, Change, Inspiration, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Sexual Addiction | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Permission to Rest


As a person in recovery, I find it very hard to give myself the rest and relaxation I need. What comes naturally for me is overcommitment and overachievement. I too often prioritize productivity over caring for myself responsibly. I know I … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Self-care, Self-Compassion, Sexual Addiction | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

The 4 Secrets of a Successful Summer Vacation (In Recovery)


Summer is often a season of travel and time away from regular responsibilities. For those of us in recovery, vacations can be filled with new temptations and triggers. When we neglect our recovery routines and indulge in everything our eyes … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Inspiration, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Self-care, Sexual Addiction | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What You Are Worth – New Downloadable Resources for Daily Inspiration


Five days ago I published the powerful piece entitled “What My Wife is Worth“. It inspired many, steadily rising to over 800 views in this short time. Yesterday, I was honored when a blogger who writes to betrayed partners reflected on how my … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Sexual Addiction, Shame | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment