I was recently reading the first section of the new book “Pornland: How Porn has Highjacked Our Sexuality“and ran across this tagline the author found on a pornography site. It said, “Don’t Come Here Looking for Love.” Now, that’s probably the only honest thing one would find on a porn site. Love is about mutual [...]
I am a fan of Stephanie Nielson’s blog “The NieNie Diaglogues.” I love her stories of her marriage, her children, and her observations about ordinary life. What I love most, however, is her message that she is not her body. Stephanie was involved in a near-fatal plane crash in 2008 where she was burned on [...]
The Washington Times recent ran an article citing some statistics about women’s use of pornography. One thing the article mentions is that when women use pornography, they are more likely to become victims of nonconsensual sex. This is a terrible combination. If men who use pornography are more likely to manipulate to get a sexual [...]
A woman married to a man struggling with pornography / sexual addiction tells her story about how the LifeSTAR program has helped them strengthen their marriage as well as their individual lives.
If you or someone you love is struggling with a pornography or sexual addiction, it’s common to wonder if and when family members, especially children and teenagers, should learn about the addictive behaviors. This is a delicate issue that often requires seeking the counsel of a trusted professional who specializes in treating pornography and sexual [...]
“The only reason we don’t open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don’t feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves, we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else’s eyes.”Pema Chodron [...]