Gratitude in Difficulties

Thank you to Alicia for sharing her strength, hope, and experience in this beautiful post.  Four years ago, I spent an entire July in what felt like total upheaval. I’d had my gall bladder out, my son broke his arm, my husband and I separated, and I ended the month with an ER visit over…

Using the Updated Understanding Pornography Manual: Recovery and Healing

Many of you are aware that SA Lifeline Foundation recently published the Updated Understanding Pornography & Betrayal Trauma Manual.  This publication is one of SA Lifeline’s proudest accomplishments. The manual includes clear guidance from top experts in the field, and straight-forward explanations that bring clarity to complicated issues.  It is also unique in that it…

Manifestations of Healing

Thank you to Alicia for sharing her strength, hope, and experience in this post about her journey to healing. Each time I pass the anniversary of my rock bottom, I can’t believe another year has passed. It’s been eight years now -eight years of learning a new way of living and even a new vocabulary:…

SAL parent panel 2018

Using the Updated Understanding Pornography Manual: Tools for Parents to “Connect”

You may be aware that SA Lifeline Foundation recently published the updated Understanding Pornography & Betrayal Trauma Manual.  This publication is one of SA Lifeline’s proudest accomplishments. The manual includes clear guidance from top experts in the field, and straight-forward explanations that bring clarity to complicated issues.  It is also unique in that it offers…

New Year, New Start

Happy New Year! Last week I missed sending out a blog post…I was still caught up in the aftermath of the holiday chaos, celebrations and feasting in my own home, and then whisking off with my husband and 5 kids to Wisconsin for Christmas with my family. I don’t know about you, but returning home…