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“The death of Hugh Hefner has elicited tributes of many kinds, including that he was a pioneer who liberated the sexual frustrations of a culture. In reality, his efforts and entrepreneurial pursuits helped enslave generations of both women and men.” – Jim Daly, President of Focus on the Family” Hefner himself was not single-handedly responsible

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According to Shannon Ethridge, anyone, no matter how smart, popular or religious can develop a sexual addiction. In her book Every Young Woman’s Battle Ethridge outlines six facts about women and masturbation: 1. Masturbation is a problem for both men and women. 2. If you are tempted to masturbate, it does not mean that you are a

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The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCSE) recently released an updated version of Pornography and Public Health: Research Summary. The summary sheds light on the vast amount of neurological, sociological and psychological research about the harms pornography inflicts on the brain, the body and society as a whole. Exposing the depth and overall influence that pornography has

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Results from the “International Sex Survey” revealed how people incorporate and rely on technology to shape their sexual experiences and habits. The international survey conducted by the Kinsey Institute and Clue (an overseas company that promotes using technology to track women’s cycles) revealed 34% of Americans admit to using a mobile app to find sexual partners

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“I have found that recognizing some of the many lies porn tries to sell me has grown in my heart a deep distaste for it – mostly because I’ve come to recognize how much porn detests me,” said author and speaker Michael Johnson in a recent article by Covenant Eyes. Here are four of Johnson’s 21

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A recent article by Fortify offers individuals overcoming pornography a new way of defeating addiction by viewing recovery as a game or quest to be conquered. Research has shown that “gamifying” a tough challenge can bring about positive change. Rather than viewing recovery as a heavy burden or boring program, Fortify recommends approaching it as the ultimate challenge- The

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“Lust is not a guy problem-it’s a human problem,” wrote Kristen Clark in a Covenant Eyes article. “If you’re a woman who has struggled with any sort of lustful sin habit, including masturbation, you’re not alone. Millions of women (single and married) are facing similar temptations every day.” Last week Covenant Eyes released part two of

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Did you know the brain has a “delete button”? There is an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. According to an article by Judah Pollack and Olivia Fox Cabana, the ability to learn is about more than

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Are you wondering if you are a sex addict? Think about your real and imagined sexual activity. If you’re still wondering, “Am I addicted to sex?” then read these four signs that your sexual activity may constitute a sexual addiction: Secretive Hollow Abusive Mood-Altering Learn more about these four behaviors and how you can break

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The following letter, featured by Covenant Eyes, was written by counselor, speaker, teacher and author, Kimberly Johnson. Her experience and knowledge come not only from the hundreds of stories she has heard, but from seeking healing in her on her own journey of sexual brokenness. “Dear Precious One, I have been where you are. I am no

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