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Our Fears Did Cease

One of my favorite vignettes from the Book of Mormon is the story of Zoram and Nephi outside the gates of Jerusalem (1 Nephi 4). To me, it is a great example of the declining art of integrity and trust. It holds many lessons for those who struggle with difficult challenges with relationships. 4 people […]

The Last Thing a Friend Should Do

Sometimes, when people ask your advice, they already know what they think they should do about it. When you hear what they are planning, and it isn’t a good idea, the euphemistic thing to say about it is, “That’s the last thing you should do.” What you really mean to say is, “Don’t do that.” […]

Rebuilding Trust

Sex Addiction Recovery Tips from Mark Chamberlain, Ph.D. Rebuilding Trust Rebuilding trust, particularly with one’s spouse, can be one of the greatest challenges in the process of recovering from a sexual addiction. There are many reasons for this. A spouse who has been deceived and wronged is understandably hesitant to open her or his heart […]

Instruments

I often hear about how important a spiritual program is to healing from sexual addiction.  Along with that goes the routine emphasis that other programs are not as important and often distractions from the sound principles of prayer, scripture reading, and meditation. It often seems to be an either/or proposition, to the effect that, one […]

Going With the Flow

I finally went to college in my forties and graduated at fifty. It’s an accomplishment that I claim some pride in, since I’m the first generation in all of my lineage to get a college degree. It felt good and it has been of great value to me. Be the first to like. Like Unlike […]

Four Principles of Support

Based on a Workshop Presented at the 2004 Conference of Evergreen International Who Supports Whom When we think of support in terms of dealing with addiction, we think of the spouse supporting the addict. In order to truly understand the concepts presented here, you will need to break free of that notion. The principles in […]