Episode 33: Pornography Addiction Part 3; Hope in Recovery

Eric and Briana teach us about hope, about trust, and about complete transparency in a marriage. They tell us about their dreams for their future and how they plan to stay in recovery, one day at a time. Join us for the incredible finale of the pornography addiction series.

Further Resources for Sexual Addiction and Recovery

-The 12 Steps - Addiction Recovery Program (ARP)-

https://addictionrecovery.lds.org/steps/

-Addiction Recovery Meetings in the Area (sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)- https://addictionrecovery.lds.org/find-a-meeting?lang=eng

-Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) https://www.sa.org/

-SA Meeting Finder: https://www.sa.org/meetings/

-Anonymous Support Person: request a sponsor to work the ARP program: www.arpsupport.org

Articles
https://www.lds.org/addressing-pornography/?lang=eng– many AWESOME faith based resources for overcoming pornography addiction and supporting those struggling with addiction

www.rowboatandmarbles.org - hope and healing from sex addiction from a Christian perspective, good resources to help understand addiction for husbands and wives

http://www.danoakeslpc.com/home/ Dan Oakes, MeD, LPC is a sexual addiction therapist in Arizona. His website has several awesome videos and articles ranging from talking to your kids about sex to information on pornography and addiction. He also has links to several great TED Talks on similar subjects (under the "videos" tab).

https://www.addorecovery.com/ Addo Recovery: Utah based therapy group that provides free videos, articles, etc. addressing sexual addiction and betrayal trauma

Books

He Restoreth My Soul by Dr. Donald L. Hilton - EXCELLENT resource for understanding addiction and recovery written by a Latter Day Saint author and neurosurgeon. If you read one book, read this one! Dr. Hilton studies brain chemistry and the effects of pornography addiction on the brain. This book discusses the total problem of addiction – Spiritual, Chemical, Behavioral, Emotional, etc and the solutions.

Addicted to Adultery by Douglas Weiss, PhD

Hope After Betrayal by Meg Wilson

What Can I Do About Him Me? by Rhyll Anne Croshaw

Music

(because music speaks to our souls in a way nothing else can)

"Come As You Are" by Nathan Pacheco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKE4zYT-q6E

"If We're Honest" by Fransesca Battistelli https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDcTvtuuVU8

Protecting Your Home

*Multiple Levels of Filtration-

At the router-

OpenDNS (free) or Pandora’s Hope ($)

At the computer/device-

NetNanny ($), McAfee SafeEyes ($), Covenant Eyes ($)

Ad Blocking-

adblockplus.org (free) – blocks banner/popups on websites including facebook and youtube.

Related Conference Talks (from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)

"The Great Plan of Redemption" - By Linda S. Reeves (October 2016)

*** "The Master Healer" - By Carole M. Stephens (October 2016)
"Protection from Pornography—a Christ-Focused Home" - By Linda S. Reeves

*** "Personal Strength through the Atonement of Jesus Christ" - By Elder Richard G. Scott (October 2013)

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