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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

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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

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Dear Porn: A Father’s Letter


*This letter was originally posted on Protect Young Minds for Father’s Day of 2015. Please share this powerful piece with all fathers as we prepare to celebrate our essential role in the lives of our children. Happy Father’s Day! Dear … 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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Yes, You Can Fire Your Accountability Partner (New XXXChurch Article)


Successful recovery will not occur without a strong accountability relationship. Finding the right partner can be difficult and sometimes “firing” the wrong fit is a necessary step toward health. In my recent XXXChurch article, I shared “5 Reasons to Fire Your Accountability Partner“. … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Be Passive in Recovery (An Addiction Song)


This song reminds us why we can’t be passive in recovery. Waiting on the Night to Fall “There’s an old man living in the back of your woods tonight You forgot he was even there, but you’ve never slipped his mind … Continue reading

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Parenting the Internet Generation – New Resource for Parents


As both a professional and a parent, I am always looking for new & improved resources for those wanting to protect their children from pornography. Today as I prepared for a talk to local teens about protecting themselves from pornography, I … Continue reading

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This is Your Teen’s Brain On Porn


At our recent YouthSTAR Parent Night, I shared a clip from this excellent video (below), teaching parents about the impact of pornography on the teenage brain. This short documentary includes some valuable information regarding the neuroscience of pornography addiction (among other … Continue reading

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