How to talk to your friends about porn, when they don’t want to talk about porn

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By Josh Gilman: For all the wonderful breakthroughs the anti-porn movement has made in the last few years, it still is true that the majority of people aren’t comfortable talking about porn. So how can we break-through people’s barriers? If pornography is truly as bad as we think, and causes as many problems as we believe it does, I believe … Read More

Being “Sextorted”, Finding Freedom, Ending Slavery

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How would you feel if your every secret was blasted across the internet? This isn’t something that is imaginary anymore. It’s not just candidates for the Supreme Court, or President who are going to have every single word and action they’ve ever done be looked into, investigated, & questioned. In today’s world with the amount of content we even put … Read More

The Problem with Fantasy

STF AdminAwareness, Freedom, Healthy Sexuality, Relationships1 Comment

By: Brad Pullan I’m convinced that spending time sexually fantasizing about people (who aren’t your partner/spouse) is very harmful.   Before going further I want to make it clear that I am NOT addressing married couples desiring and thinking about each other. While there are both healthy and unhealthy ways of thinking about your spouse, for the purpose of this … Read More

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

STF AdminChildren, Community, Freedom, Healthy Sexuality, Relationships1 Comment

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

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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