A personal experience with 12 Step
“Around age thirty-two, one of the many bishops who had tried to help me overcome this addiction told me about a 12 Step program for sexual addiction. I didn’t even know what a 12 Step program was, but my bishop told me that another member of my congregation,…”
Straight Talk to Husbands Who Watch Porn
. . . .Shelli remembers well the day her husband John called her up to confess his secret obsession with pornography. Years of guilt, shame, and wasted time had finally taken its toll on John, and the emotional dam broke. He knew he needed to tell his wife the truth.
Sitting in a Row Boat Throwing Marbles at a Battleship (Manual pg 73)
My first experience with pornography was at age six. Six-year-olds don’t have the strength or capacity to say no to an older person looking to expose them to pornography. I certainly didn’t. This was especially true after I heard the enticing description of the pictures I would find in the magazine hidden out in the cherry orchard.
Finding Myself: the recovery story of a man struggling with pornography addiction (Manual pg 86)
I was truly lost. At least I felt that I was. I had allowed my addictions to turn me into a shell of my former self. I knew that I was cheating myself, my family, and most importantly the Lord from my best self. It had been years since I enjoyed the constant companionship of the Spirit