14 Types of Denial in Addiction, Part 1

Denial

This was a post originally written for PorntoPurity.com by me that I wanted to reproduce here (click here for Part 2). If you are into your recovery process, you feel like you’ve done step #1 of the 12-steps.  ”We admitted we were powerless over our addictions and compulsive behaviors, that our lives had become unmanageable.” We […]

The Stockdale Paradox and Pornography Addiction

What is the Stockdale Paradox? The Stockdale Paradox is best described in Jim Collins’s book Good to Great. In it, he writes (83-87): Admiral Jim Stockdale who was the highest ranking US military officer in the “Hanoi Hilton” prison-of-war camp during the height of the Vietnam War. Tortured over twenty times during his eight-year imprisonment […]

Do You Want to Be Healed? (John 5:1-9)

Rich Mullins, a famous Christian musician, said, “People don’t read the Bible to know stuff; they read it to know God.” So I wondered what I was doing. I did start off to know God. I got a Bible College education because I wanted to know God. However, something happened. Something changed. There was a […]

12 Steps to a Slip

Every Slip Has A Beginning, and every slip has an ending. Know Your Danger Signals! Make the ending of your slip. Recovery not death! Relapse is a serious and sometimes fatal reality. Start missing meetings for any reason, real or imaginary. Become critical of the methods used by other members who may not agree with […]