90 Days Porn Clean: Join My Journey

90 Days Porn Clean: Join My Journey

There I was, a 13-year old kid waking up on my living room couch. It’s dark, around midnight. I can’t sleep so I turn on the TV and start flipping through channels – and there it is. A porn commercial on Spike TV. My heart is racing. I feel guilty but at the same time excited, intrigued, aroused. A voice in my head says “this is wrong, turn it off!” But I don’t listen. A minute passes, the commercial ends and I go to sleep. This was my first introduction to porn. From Curiosity to Porn Addiction Before that, I…

What Sends You Down That Road?

What Sends You Down That Road?

If you’re going to take a trip, it starts with a thought and a desire first. Maybe you see a photo of an exotic island in a travel magazine. You entertain thoughts of what it would be like. You wonder how much it would cost and when you could go. Then you start to search for tickets online. It was just an idea, and before you know it you’re taking action. You can’t afford to go on this trip, but that doesn’t stop you from fantasizing about it. Understanding the Activation Sequence This sequence of events leading to that tropical vacation…

Love, Sex and All That Jazz

Love, Sex and All That Jazz

Here is a challenge for you. Do a Google search with the question below and see how many answers you get. If there is one thing human beings are confused about – it’s love. What is Love? If you could unlock the answer to this question you would be the genius of all time. Some say love is chemistry, and some say love is passionate commitment. The Greeks had 6 words for what we lump into one word, no wonder it’s confusing. However, we know when we feel loved. Yet, to love someone doesn’t always feel good. That’s usually when…

Sex With No Hands Involved

Sex With No Hands Involved

Are porn videos realistic? Actors assume awkward positions so that cameras can get the shot. Actors are also made to do extreme sexual acts that under normal circumstances would be painful, or undesirable for most people. It’s fantasy meant to shock and stimulate the release hormones and neurotransmitters, which trap the user into seeking more. Does Internet Porn Cause More Violence? In 1982, the National Institute of Mental Health identified these major effects on children viewing violence on television: Children may become less sensitive to pain and suffering. Children become more fearful of the world around them. Children are more likely to behave in…

Why Do I Need Sexual Integrity Mentoring?

Why Do I Need Sexual Integrity Mentoring?

You might be wondering if sexual integrity mentoring is necessary. Isn’t an accountability partner enough? Or maybe you’re wondering how these two approaches are different, or if you need both. The Process of Getting Untangled from a Bad Habit Michael Leahy, CEO of Brave Hearts Mentoring Solutions, often refers to a Sexual Integrity Mentor as being like a Sherpa guide – someone who has been to the mountaintop many times and can lead you there. A guide knows the path well, with all of its pitfalls and stumbling blocks. He is an expert who knows how to make the most of…

Erectile Dysfunction at 22? A Symptom of Early Porn Addiction

Erectile Dysfunction at 22? A Symptom of Early Porn Addiction

Driven by a brain that is suddenly fascinated by sex at 10 years old, boys easily become captivated by internet porn. Children can develop personal sexual integrity and discipline if parents teach them about love, privacy, respect, and future relationships, starting from a young age.  But we also need to teach them how to deal with temptation and peer pressure. It’s wise to reduce overall internet activity and guide children’s free time toward hobbies, sports and healthy activities. Many young men found internet porn at a young age, and now experience erectile dysfunction in early adulthood. Usually guys discover they have…

What’s Next? – Moving Forward After the High Noon Summit

What’s Next? – Moving Forward After the High Noon Summit

The High Noon Summit on Porn was a great success! Your heart may have been moved by the passionate speakers, or someone who gave a testimony. Many of you made a commitment to work with Pure Mind Online to create a culture of sexual integrity, or to rid your own life of sexual sin. Let’s look at some immediate results: Join the Movement – Summit on the Ground! This is a great start for creating a culture of sexual integrity that we can be proud of. We’ve also started a Summit Facebook group where you can share your thoughts and keep…

9 Ways To Be a Supportive Mentor or Accountability Partner

9 Ways To Be a Supportive Mentor or Accountability Partner

Would you like to help a friend who’s struggling, but you don’t know how? Sometimes it’s hard to know what to say. That’s why John Williams has put together this short presentation. How to Talk to Your Friend Even if you’re not an Accountability Partner, these 9 points will help anyone learn how to be more supportive. Remember, someone with a porn habit is struggling and already feels a lot of guilt. If it were easy to overcome this habit they wouldn’t need help. When they started watching porn they didn’t know how hard it would be to stop. It’s…

Accountability Partner Training Materials

Accountability Partner Training Materials

If you are a good friend and you like to help others succeed then you can be an Accountability Partner. Your interest and concern is valuable, but your method can make or break the relationship. Learn How You Can Help Reading the reports from the chosen accountability software is important, and not so difficult. What’s far more meaningful is what happens after that. How do you respond? How do you engage your friend in discussing their progress? It’s a good idea to learn as much as you can before you start this journey of helping someone become accountable. Below you’ll…

How to Help Your Children Protect Themselves from Pornogrophy

How to Help Your Children Protect Themselves from Pornogrophy

You can build a wall, but the enemy will find a way over or under it. Pornography is the enemy of childhood and it’s targeting all children. So the best way to protect your child is to teach him/her self-defense. The Heart and Body are Sacred Teach kids to value their own purity in body and mind. It’s not just the words we say to children, they learn from how we live. Live as if your body is God’s temple; take good care of it through healthy eating and exercise because that teaches self-discipline and self respect. Teach your child…