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Overcoming Guilt and Shame in Recovery

Submitted by admin on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 23:10

Two primary factors that often keep people from seeking help for pornography addiction is guilt and shame.  While they often act together, they are two very different emotions.  Guilt focuses on the behavior while shame focuses on the person.  Both need to be resolved for a healthy recovery.

Guilt

Where Are Their Fathers?

Submitted by admin on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 20:21

 

Understanding the Family Script

Submitted by admin on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:52

 

Every family has a collection of rules and regulations that guide how it operates.  Some of these rules are overtly stated, but most are unspoken.  This is known as The Family Script.  Many of these rules are helpful, such as “Always tell the truth,” “Respect your elders,” “Work hard in school,” and “Develop strong faith in God.”  However, some rules can be harmful.  Dr. Mark Laaser identifies five rules that can fuel addictions:

Levels of Addiction

Submitted by admin on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 20:46

People often send me questions about pornography addiction.  Here I present one such question along with my answer.

 

Leading by Example

Submitted by admin on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 18:34

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Protecting Kids from Internet Pornography

Submitted by admin on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 21:21

Most parents today are unaware of what their kids are viewing online.  They realize the internet can be a dangerous place but don't know how to protect their kids.  Now there's help for parents!  I have partnered with CovenantEyes.com to create "Unfiltered," a parent workshop kit that trains parents on how to talk to their kids about the dangers of internet pornography and how to protect them from it.  The kit contains a DVD, a parent guide, and a workshop guide.

What if I Suspect my Teen is Viewing Porn?

Submitted by admin on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 01:31

 

           Every parent wants to protect his teenager againse Internet Pornography.  However, there are several warning signs that your teenager might be already be using it.  If you suspect any of them, action should be taken immediately to help him.  Common warning signs include:

The Church and Pornography

Submitted by admin on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 17:05

 

Women Addicted to Pornography

Submitted by admin on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 22:01

 

Training Teens To Reject Pornography

Submitted by admin on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 23:38

 

Since the average age when a child first encounters hardcore Internet pornography is eleven, children eleven and older need to be educated on the dangers of pornography.  It is unwise to try to protect young people at this point because they will inevitably encounter it.  It will find them.  Thus, they need to be educated about it so that they can say “no” to it.