Truth, Trust, Understanding and Support Liberates Porn Users

Truth, Trust, Understanding and Support Liberates Porn Users

Sometimes we don’t want to tell the truth, and sometimes we don’t want to know the truth. However, the foundation of a good marriage is honesty and trust. When we bring our struggles and problems out in the open, we create a way for God to work. Creating an Environment for Recovery In the following video, Crescentia DeGoede shares her testimony. Her fiance’s honesty about his struggle with porn helped them to work through the problem together. She shares how this problem affected her after marriage, as well as her husband’s commitment to recover. By trusting him, and believing in…

Lasting Love: A Relationship That Creates Joy!

Lasting Love: A Relationship That Creates Joy!

Sex is one of the ways that love can be expressed in a relationship. But not all sex is love. Porn is tempting because it arouses a burning physical desire. That desire is not connected to an impulse to give joy to the beloved, so it is not love. Love is a Relationship People often think love should be spontaneous, something that happens to you without your knowing why or how. But real love is more like a seed that sprouts and grows from within. It takes effort and nurturing because it’s a relationship. Love can not be experienced alone…

Get Inspired By People Who Have Had Success

Get Inspired By People Who Have Had Success

With insight, perseverance, and support, many people have overcome their unwanted sexual habits and have built productive lives and beautiful families. It is important to hear such stories and keep them in mind to stay motivated, especially as you go through difficult times. Learn and Connect At the same, though it is always inspiring to listen to testimonies of those who have become victorious, sometimes it can be more valuable to connect with someone who has simply made progress in the next step of the journey. That’s why we have the Pure Mind Forum. Connect with others who are making…

Become Aware of Your Thoughts

Become Aware of Your Thoughts

Related to our feelings are our thoughts, and these too can be so fleeting we don’t even realize what they are. Again, we can be deeply affected by our underlying beliefs and thoughts, and yet they can work outside of our awareness and control. Identifying Your Thoughts It is not external events that create your feelings, but rather what you think about what happened. When someone cuts you off in traffic, you could see it as an insult, or as the result of the person not paying attention. Unreasonable thoughts lead to unnecessarily bad feelings.  It helps to notice what…

Get Aware – Learn How the Habit Affects You

Get Aware – Learn How the Habit Affects You

Becoming an expert on yourself is a key part of unlearning unhealthy habits and learning new ones. This includes understanding how you think, feel and what motivates you, as well as learning how the “enemy” affects you. Get Empowered by the Scientific Facts All strong habits and addictions have common elements, whether they be sex, gambling, alcohol, marijuana, or cocaine. But internet porn and masturbation have some unique qualities that make them particularly addictive. Study all that science has revealed about how people get hooked. Learning about the process of addiction and its typical patterns of thinking, feeling and behavior will help you…

Good People Just Like You Struggle With Porn

Good People Just Like You Struggle With Porn

Do you see yourself in this? The profile of the typical porn user may surprise you, in this promo for a recovery program, at CandeoBehaviorChange.org: The Profile of Porn and Sex “Addicts”: Overcoming Some Myths Knowledge is power and support is strength. Anyone can be susceptible to pornography; male, female, young or old. You are not alone. The answer to all problems can be found in truth and true love. Here at Pure Mind Online are resources to help you restore your freedom and self-respect.