Talk Today, Safer Tomorrow

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Talking to your kids about pornography can be tricky and intimidating. As a parent, the idea that you might say the wrong thing makes many of us scared to say anything. But as the saying goes “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  Just starting the conversation, no matter how much you initially fumble it or feel … Read More

The Parent Trap: Inadvertently Reinforcing Shame

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By Marilyn Evans: I’ve been thinking a lot about shame lately. And how it’s such a BIG obstacle for kids striving to let go of the compulsive habit to use porn. Shame floods the mind with negative thoughts and self-doubt. —”I’m no-good, I’m unlovable, I’m worthless, I’m stupid…” the list goes on. To meet our young people in their crisis, … Read More

Invisible Chains

Josh GilmanAwareness, Freedom, Healthy Sexuality, Men, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

By Guest Author I became active in discussing the harms of pornography after completing my Masters thesis on drug use. It struck me when over and over again in focus groups and interviews people, often men, we would talk about sex addiction. As a young man at the time, I laughed this off. Aren’t all young men addicted to sex, … Read More

7 Great Gifts To Fight Porn

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By Strength to Fight Staff: This Christmas, like so many Christmas’ past, many many many gifts will be exchanged. Some will be lovely and thoughtful, others will be gaudy and poorly thought out. Some sadly will be problematic: iPads given to kids unprepared for the internet; smartphones given to teens with no thought to how it might affect them. There … Read More

How to be a Bad Accountability Partner in 5 Easy Steps

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I’ve spent the last decade walking with a variety of guys seeking to live their lives free from pornography and all of its effects. Earlier this year we posted some of the best ways to build healthy accountability groups; but being a good accountability partner is something that doesn’t always come easily. Especially when you have been doing it for … Read More

Dear National Post and Other Publications – Please Stop Publishing Garbage Articles About Porn

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By Josh Gilman: Dear National Post. I appreciate your desire to print a diversity of opinions. But as a father of four, a husband, and….. actually no, caveats don’t matter, I don’t need additional qualifications. As a human. Who respects others humans. I am perplexed as to why you have for the third time, printed a mind-numbingly ignorant article on … Read More