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Am I Screwing Up My Kids? (Thoughts from a Parent in Recovery)


The more I learn about the origins of sexual addiction, the more I see how factors in childhood play a significant role. This helps me understand myself as a recovering addict but as a parent this responsibility can be frightening. If you’ve … Continue reading

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The Road to Recovery: Where Will it Lead You?


Recovery is about much more than just leaving addiction. It is also about the life you replace your addiction with. Click the link below to watch the newest Life After Lust VLOG episode and think about the beautiful places the … Continue reading

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Childhood Emotional Neglect & Sex Addiction: What’s the Connection?


Are you aware of the connection between childhood emotional neglect (CEN) and sex addiction? In my recent interview with Dr Jonice Webb, author of Running On Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect I explained how the two are closely linked. Learn … Continue reading

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Rising from the Pit of Sexual Addiction


Have you found yourself failing in the fight to overcome sexual addiction? If so, I invite you to reconnect with your motivation by reading my newly published Covenant Eyes article entitled Called to Rise: Overcoming Sexual Addiction. Based on the … 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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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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