A Quick Word of Encouragement

“Nothing can separate us from the love of God” It’s been a busy week . . . not much time to blog . . . but I wanted to take just a second to remind you of one of the most important truths of all! No matter what you’ve done or how many times you’ve…

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Isolation and Relapse

“Isolation is the most prevalent common denominator in all relapse” It is impossible to talk about recovery from any addiction without talking about isolation. Isolation is a key component to acting out—in whatever form that acting out takes. In fact, it has been said that “all relapse leads to isolation and all isolation leads to…

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There’s Still Room for YOU!

Just a week from tonight (July 13th) we will be starting another 20-week men’s sexual addiction recovery group. Yea, we know . . . after a very dismal spring, the sun is finally out in Whatcom County. After a long wait, the weather is right for biking, hiking, boating and swimming. Life is busy with…

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Read More About It . . .

There are many books on the market about sexual addiction. Unfortunately, most of them focus on treating the symptoms of the struggle (such as lust or sin) and not the underlying causes. Others use shame as a means to facilitate behavioral change. Neither of these strategies are effective in bringing about permanent transformation. Only the…

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Didn’t we just go through this?

For the second time in just a matter of months, sexual addiction is in the news. Another celebrity, this time a golfing great, has reportedly been admitted for sexual addiction recovery therapy. I have mixed emotions about the widespread coverage the news is generating. I am thrilled that the event is making the world more…

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