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I resist. Again.

Resisting a piece of pie

When I am most tempted, I guess I’m like an old drunk dreaming of returning to the bottle. I know what I could get if I return to porn. It’d be good. It would be fulfilling. Yes it would be good. For that short time. I’d have all the women again, at my disposal. The emotional thrill….

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Your Brain On Porn: Why Evolution has not Prepared your Brain for Today’s Internet Porn

tired-rat

this article is reprinted with permission from Your Brain on Porn What happens when you drop a male rat into a cage with a receptive female rat? First, you see a frenzy of copulation. Then, progressively, the male tires of that particular female. Even if she wants more, he has had enough. However, replace the…

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Porn and the dinner table

kitchen table

What do porn and a dinner table have in common? Both involve community- sharing a meal brings people together. Pornography brings people together, in a way- mentally or spiritually, if you will. Sharing a meal- tradition and biblical example In most every culture, sharing a meal together is practiced and rightfully enjoyed- a healthy ritual. Some cultures regard…

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My wife isn’t wild enough (in bed). I’m unsatisfied.

If My Wife Would Fulfill My Fantasies

I need a wilder wife. Can you identify with me? I’ve held that belief before and it drove dissatisfaction in me. The idea that a wife is not measuring up for us, sexually, doesn’t come naturally. That is learned. Think about your first romance- maybe a childhood sweetheart. It was enough simply to touch her hand. Your heart accepted her…

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A fellow missionary helped guide him away from his Internet porn addiction

Sex Addiction in the Church book

excerpted from the book Sex Addiction in the Church-12 Christian Men Share Their Stories of Recovery, edited by Steve Steele. Quarry Press, Dallas, Texas. Used with permission. Coming from my background who would’ve thought that I would be addicted to Internet pornography? That I would take this addiction into the mission field? I am, first…

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Fleeting Images

man stares at computer images

Addiction to porn is keeping many Christian men from a mature relationship with Christ and a marriage relationship with a woman By J.C. Derrick & Angela Lu – reprinted from an article originally pubished in World- Real Matters, Oct. 4, 2013 Richard grew up in a conservative Christian home and encountered pornography when a 10th-grade classmate slipped a…

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Let the train wreck

train wreck

Imagine how destructive a train wreck could be. Sudden wreckage. Injury. Lives turned upside down. We’ve all read stories of traing wrecks that come as a result of immorality. The truth is that sexual sin can wreck our lives; many stories tell of men who have lost all they hold dear because of sexual sin run amok. Many…

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Every Man’s Battle video

Fred Stoeker - Every Man's Battle on Vimeo

A video by Fred Stoeker (author of Every Man’s Battle):

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The Pig at the Candy Store

Pig at the Candy Store fable graphic

The Pig at the Candy Store A fable by Arnold Lobel All night long, the sleeping Pig dreamed of candy. He sprouted wings of spun sugar. He flew up through marshmallow clouds to a glowing marzipan moon. The stars that twinkled in the sky were chocolate kisses wrapped in shiny foil. The Pig woke up…

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Our God Heals

frustrated doctor

God heals our desire for porn. Over time. As long as we’re doing our part. Removing temptations, changing how we think, etc. Your brain is a powerful machine. Re-programming your machine is a process; not usually a quick fix. Why is that? Because a porn habit grips a man in ways other than simply physical. And…

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