The Vital Integration of Therapy and the 12-Steps

Featuring Video From Dr. Jill Manning In the journey of navigating recovery from sexual compulsions/ addictions and betrayal trauma, two powerful forces often stand as pillars of support: therapy and the Twelve-Steps. While distinct in their approaches, they possess a remarkable symbiotic relationship that fosters profound healing and personal growth. Let’s explore how therapy and…

Mom, Is Santa Claus REAL?

Mom, Is Santa Claus Real?

A Message of Hope For All Faiths By S.A. Lifeline’s Executive Director, Tara McCausland For many of us, ’tis the season of twinkling lights, warm cocoa, and the age-old question that has endured through generations: Is Santa Claus real? As a parent, navigating the delicate balance of preserving the magic of childhood and revealing the…

Self-identifying as a sex addict

Self-Identifying as a Sexual Addict. Shaming or Empowering?

By Steven Croshaw, PresidentSA Lifeline Foundation: Recovering Individuals, Healing Families I tried to stop using pornography and sex with self hundreds of times, only to return to these unwanted behaviors again and again. For decades, feeling toxic shame and incredible fear I chose to hide my sexual acting-out behavior. I really wanted to stop and…

Letter to a Faith Leader

What Spiritual Leaders Need to Know A letter from the spouse of an addict… What I Wish Father Leaders Knew About Pornography & Sexual Addiction As a wife working her recovery, when I got to my Step 9 Amends, I knew that some way or somehow, my faith leader would be on the list. I have…