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Dear Porn Users: An Honest Letter From the Other Side of the Screen


Want motivation to stop viewing pornography? I suggest reading the enlightening article called  A Letter to the Man on the Other Side of the Screen. Written by someone who was once a victim of the sex trafficking and pornography industries … Continue reading

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What One Person Can Do to Stand Against “Shades of Grey” by Forest Benedict, MA, SATP-C, MFT Intern (#63601)


As a therapist who specializes in treating sexual addictions, I have both seen and studied the effects of the misrepresentation of sexuality through pornography. From young to old, our generation has unprecedented access to sexually explicit material, leading to increased … Continue reading

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The Best Song You’ve Never Heard: A Sex Addict’s Story


Rarely does media portray sexual addiction in a honest light. Too often, pornography is glamorized and the real-life effects of its use are minimized. Rap artist Jason Chu has created just the opposite. In his song “No Angels“, he bluntly … Continue reading

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“10 Steps to Go a Year Free of Porn and Masturbation” on XXXChurch Website


I wanted to share with our readers about my recent contribution to a new XXXChurch article called “10 Steps to Go a Year Free of Porn and Masturbation“. It provides some great insights for those wanting to make this strong … Continue reading

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YouthSTAR Parent Night: How Pornography Use Effects the Brain


This week we had the privilege of hosting our first parent night for our YouthSTAR program. The lesson was on how pornography use changes and harms the teenage brain. We featured this insightful video by a highly knowledgeable neurosurgeon, Dr … Continue reading

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