Category Archives: Partner of Sexual Addict

What a Woman is Worth


I just finished an important piece on my personal blog called “What My Wife is Worth“. It strongly supports all women, especially partners of sex addicts. I encourage you to read this great resource and share it with others who … 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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Boundaries: Protecting What We Value


For both partners and addicts, the topic of “boundaries” is foundational in recovery.  In the video below, Troy Love, LCSW, explains the concept of boundaries in a simple yet effective manner. May we all learn to care for ourselves by setting … Continue reading

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Therapy Group for Sexually Addicted Women Starting This Summer


We are excited to announce that this summer we are starting a new sexual addiction treatment group for women. This group will be led by Karen Huckaby, MFT Intern, who has experience working with both men and women with sexual addiction issues. In … Continue reading

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“Vote for Love, Not Porn” in Today’s Fresno Bee


I am grateful to announce that my article called “Vote for Love” is in today’s Fresno Bee (click here to read it online). May it deepen people’s awareness and inspire action. Please help us spread the word! I invite you … Continue reading

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Forest’s “Vote for Love” Article Coming to The Fresno Bee This Saturday!


I am grateful to announce that my recent “Vote for Love” article will be published in The Fresno Bee this Saturday! It is my hope that this article raises local awareness about the harms of pornography and what can be … Continue reading

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“What One Person Can Do to Stand Against Hustler Hollywood Fresno” by Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP-C


With elections on everyone’s minds, this is a season when every vote matters. While we focus on polls and politics, another local election looms. Recent news just revealed Hustler’s hopes to put up shop in our city. If they come, … Continue reading

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New Group for Adult Daughters of Sexual Addicts (Starting June 9)


A unique and much-needed group for adult daughters of sexual addicts is beginning June 9 at Northpoint Church in Fresno called “Ready to Heal”. This group is created and led by Julie, who is an adult daughter of a sexual addicts herself. … Continue reading

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“Vote for Love” by Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP-C


With elections on everyone’s minds, this is a season when every vote matters. While we focus on polls and politics, another local election looms. Recent news just revealed Hustler’s hopes to put up shop in our city. If they come, … Continue reading

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Boundaries: The Key to Love


The topic of boundaries is important to both addicts and their partners in recovery. This topic can be confusing and challenging to many. Here is a helpful, simple video about the importance of boundaries. In it Brene Brown shares: “Boundaries … Continue reading

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