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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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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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The Healing Power of Accountability – VLOG


Accountability is an essential part of a successful recovery plan and yet so many people resist implementing it. Check out my recent vlog where I share about my experience with accountability and why it is such a powerful modality for healing. –Forest … Continue reading

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13 Porn-Free Years: A Therapist’s Path from Pain to Purpose


Today I celebrate 13 years free from pornography addiction. It has been a amazing journey and I am so grateful for it. As I celebrate another milestone, it is my honor to give back to those who are lacking hope … 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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8 Ways to Stand Against DARKER “Shades of Grey” by Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP


When this article was originally published two years ago, it went viral with almost 18,000 hits and 5,500 Facebook shares. This powerful, controversial piece is featured in my upcoming book “Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction … Continue reading

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The Courageous and Controversial Causes of “Life After Lust”


My upcoming book Life After Lust is not your normal recovery manual. True, it has some excellent content geared toward helping women and men recover from sex addiction. As one therapist wrote: “Life After Lust” is a resource to help reinforce you … Continue reading

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