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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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The Pursuit of Addiction is the Path of Distrust

It is becoming clearer to me that the pursuit of addiction is the path of distrust. In moments of stress or distress, any numbing or self-destructive response is rooted in the belief that “I am unsafe and do not trust … Continue reading

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The Pain of Being “Pushed”: The Relational Trauma of Partners

//www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Iuv__-nyO1M?rel=0 Have you seen this highly popular video of the man pushing his girlfriend off a cliff? The video begins with a woman preparing herself mentally for her ominous cliff jump, then repeatedly deciding not to take the plunge. It … Continue reading

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“Rebuilding Trust After Sexual Betrayal” by Geoff Steurer, MS, LMFT, Founder and Director LifeStar of St. George, UT

I regularly meet with men who tell me they have given up pornography and sexual acting for good and have no intentions of going back. They share how they’ve moved from darkness to light. They talk about the mighty change … Continue reading

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