The 4 components of recovery from porn – Part 2: Spirituality


This week, we continue our 4 part series on the components of recovery from porn and sex addiction. Spirituality is our focus today.  I often hear of people, not only priests, telling others that the answer to beating porn addiction is prayer and the sacraments. Of the four components to recovery, re-ordering our spiritual life […]

The 4 components of recovery from porn – Part 1: Behavior


You heard me say before that pornography is not the problem, but a symptom. As such, true recovery from porn is not typically as simple as stopping a habit. It goes much deeper. In my recovery of over 30 years as a sex addict, (not just porn but massage parlors affairs prostitution etc)., God has […]

Solving the symptom, not the problem – Why Porn is not the problem


Pretty much anyone you talk to would agree that porn is a problem in society today. Most will tell you that is just a nasty habit that people need to just stop. More willpower is the answer. Even psychologists will address and treat pornography with methods like CBT (Cognitive Based Therapy), meditation, behavior redirection methods, […]

15 Coping Strategies to Help You Stay Porn-Free


By Dann Aungst So, you’ve made the courageous commitment to stop looking at porn. Congratulations! A very commendable and healthy life change. However, reality hits. You find that just because you made a commitment, that it doesn’t necessarily equal success. In fact, you may even find that you are looking at porn more than ever! […]

Porn Addiction: A Path to Freedom


by Dann Aungst – Road to Purity. Ever since the introduction of the smart phone and high-speed internet the pornography industry has exploded exponentially. Today one major porn supplier reports 120-160 million users on a daily basis. Estimates of all sources of internet pornography combined suggest a daily internet user base at over 300 million. […]

How Addiction Recovery Principles Can Help Everyone in the Covid-19 Climate


by Dann Aungst – Founder of Road to Purity If it’s one thing addicts know, porn addicts in particular (since that’s what Road to Purity specializes in), being faced with seemingly hopeless and uncontrollable situations are not unknown territory. As addicts, we can use our recovery practices to help us in facing extremely uncertain times […]

Your husbands addicted to porn – what did you do wrong?


I have heard both first-hand and second-hand statements from countless women who ask themselves what they could have done differently so their husbands wouldn’t look at porn. They even blame themselves when their husband has an affair or is caught seeing prostitutes. “Should I have given him more sex?”, “Did I love him enough?”, “Should […]