Myths Dispelled by Shay awiferedeemed.blogspot.com On January 2, 2013, a four hour conversation with my husband changed my life forever. I knew within the first 10 minutes that our marriage hung by a thread and whether or not we made it, was primarily up to him. That was the night that it became clear that [...]
Shedding Light on Pornography Addiction by Lisa Larson The St. George Spectrum November 13, 2013 It’s a vice that was once limited to back alleys, adult stores and shady parts of town; an addiction that required a little bit of effort to pursue. Now it’s available no matter where you are, regardless of your [...]
While I’m not a huge fan of Oprah, I do think Brene Brown has some points worth considering. She does a great job explaining what kinds of people with whom we should share our “shame story.” We all have shame and we have all done things we are terrified to share with others (however big [...]
by Geoff Steurer, MS, LMFT Founder and Director LifeStar of St. George, Utah The Washington Times recently reported that about 80% of children exposed to pornography actually encounter it in their own homes. Some may be frightened by this report, however, I choose to see it as an opportunity to better protect my children. [...]
by Geoff Steurer, MS, LMFT Founder and Director LifeStar of St. George, UT I regularly meet with men who tell me they have given up pornography and sexual acting for good and have no intentions of going back. They share how they’ve moved from darkness to light. They talk about the mighty change in their [...]
Geoff Steurer, founding director of LifeStar of St. George, Utah, talks about why recovery needs to be REAL and involve REAL people, REAL answers, and REAL tools.
by Jill Call, AMFT LifeStar Therapist “I must be crazy!” A woman recently expressed to me. “I want to love and feel emotionally safe with my husband at the same time that I want nothing to do with him.” Maybe you’ve felt like this woman – caught between competing feelings of “come close” and “get [...]
Jeff Ford of LifeStar of St. George, UT explains how to manage shame in recovery from pornography and sexual addiction.
by Noelle Christensen, LPC LifeStar Therapist Have you ever expressed your needs to your partner and been told “stop being so dramatic!” If so, it may have felt like the wind was knocked out of you. In fact, what you may have heard instead is something like, “What you are feeling does not matter to [...]keep looking »