Tag Archives: partner

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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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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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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How Porn Harms Relationships


In a culture that glamorizes pornography use, stories like Maria’s remind us of the damaging reality of pornography addiction. I have seen many relationships wounded by pornography addiction. Thankfully, I’ve seen many relationships restored as well. There is hope for those … Continue reading

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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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