We’ll walk you through the three basic steps to protect kids from porn and create a safer home internet experience for kids of all ages
Some of these findings may seem obvious, but they lend credence to the idea that porn addiction (like other addiction) is a "learned" behavior gone haywire.
Each day counts, that means if I messed up yesterday - so what?! Today is a new day!
I have emerged as a productive, functional, growing, grateful, recovering sexaholic. My life has meaning!
Yosef HaTzadik is teaching us an approach in life – be a minimalist! Many try for perfection. We feel that anything short of perfection is not worth it. Yosef is saying “Not true. Accomplish whatever you can accomplish, even if it does not solve the problem, even if it is not a foolproof plan.” Doing something is better than doing nothing!
Erica Garza Dec 7, 2018
When I tell people that I’m a recovered female porn addict, the typical response is surprise. I can’t blame them. Not only is talking about porn considered culturally taboo, but most of the narratives around the topic have focused on men. I’m us...
Whether you are are in a committed relationship or thinking about one, or you are a counselor, member of the clergy, or a therapist, here are 3 myths about pornography use among couples you need to know:
We forget that we need to proactively teach our kids things we may have learned the hard way (like being very careful about what you type into a search engine).
“What can I do to ensure that our family standards are kept and that my child remains safe from inappropriate media content while attending a playdate?”
I am currently over 7 months clean and still have depression (for which I take medicine), and I get into the escape mode a lot (I surf the news or just try to numb my existence). I'm feeling lost, what am I missing?
I am not proud of all these things but just in case there is someone out there who finds this and thinks that he's alone - you should know, I was as perverted as they come.
Today is the 19th of Kislev, the yahrzeit of the Maggid of Mezritch. I was learning his sefer and he was talking about fearing Hashem and loving Hashem.
I heard someone mention that he would be embarrassed for anyone to find out about his history even if he would be clean for many years. This attitude makes one refrain from joining live groups and in turn, can push off the real recovery. How can we overcome this feeling of embarrassment?
I was feeling really down recently. I mean REALLY down. The type of down that the y''h jumps on you and tries to get you as depressed as possible so you can just give up and do aveiros.
I would like to share an experience I just had, which helped me in my porn addiction struggle. I understand that the following may not be something you feel comfortable sending out, but I thought I would try and contribute. I feel this is particularly poignant during Elul.
"Sadness by itself is no sin, but the apathy (lit. 'numbness of the heart') that sadness brings about, no other sin can bring about. Mikva by itself is no mitzvah - since Tvilas Ezra was annulled - but the goodness that mikva brings, no other mitzvah brings.
What are the halachic guidelines when it comes to thoughts during sex? Is there any way for me to rewire my brain and stop this? I feel helpless. Thank you so much.
You all give me tremendous chizuk, so I wanted to give chizuk back to everyone who’s part of the GYE family! I used to think I was alone in this struggle and I was such a rosho and I would suffer for the rest of my life for all the terrible disgusting aveiros I've done.
I could never go more than 1 day clean, and every time I fell, it gave me more and more despair and sadness.