Tag Archives: LifeSTAR

My Last LifeSTAR Blog Post


Dear Readers, Due to some recent changes I will no longer be managing this blog (click here for the full story). This site will also continue to be in capable hands and you will continue receiving relevant recovery related content. … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Sex: Fresno Bee Article & Radio Interview


This week I had two great opportunities to share my professional and personal perspectives on the local radio and newspaper. I’m grateful for these opportunities and and would love to share them with you. If you’ve read my book Life … Continue reading

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Hustler, Hefner, & Ethical Sex in Recovery


Today I finished writing an important piece called The Recovering Addict’s Guide to Ethical Sex: Hefner and Hustler Had it Half Right. This article invites readers to live in alignment with their sexual and moral values and to stand against … Continue reading

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Leaping Forward with “Life After Lust”


Today I made two giant leaps forward with my “Life After Lust” manuscript. Click here to learn how my upcoming book is progressing. This book is a resource packed with both practical information and powerful inspiration for those seeking recovery from sexual … Continue reading

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Check Out Our New Website!


After much thoughtful work, we would like to present our new website! It is our hope that this new site helps people find the help and resources they are seeking. CLICK HERE to check it out!

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Porn Addiction Recovery (25 Tips)


Check out this compilation of 25 great tips for quitting porn addiction. To learn more click here. For those interested in pursuing recovery, we invite you to follow our blog and contact us if you’re interested in specialized sexual addiction help.

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Forest Benedict in the Fresno Bee (Online now, in print September 5)


Great news! The Fresno Bee is publishing another article by Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP! It is our hope that this article brings hope to many who are secretly struggling (both addicts and partners). To see the Fresno Bee article online … Continue reading

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The Lesson of Gratitude


A couple months ago I lost a dear friend to cancer. Nothing stirs up questions about life like the death of a loved one. It left me with questions about suffering and spirituality. It taught me many lessons as well. … Continue reading

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FREE Seminar – Protecting Children from Pornography


Dangerous Access: Protecting Children from the Path of Pornography This generation of young people is growing up with unprecedented access to pornography. Despite precautions parents may take, it is likely that all adolescents will be exposed to pornography at some … Continue reading

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