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A couple’s story does not have to be defined by or end with porn—we believe there is always hope, especially for partners who equally want to fight for the relationship.
“First I had to stop eating, immediately. Porn performers are tight bodied with large fake breasts. At least they were in the porn he was into. I couldn’t pencil in surgery but I could at least slim down.”
Cover photo by Caju Gomes. 6 minute read. My dad doesn’t have a porn addiction. He can stop any time he wants. …At least that’s what he likes…
“Did I feel like this when I was addicted to porn? Did I feel like I wanted to be with porn, love it and marry it? Did porn give me this giddy feeling? NO.”
“I would never have believed a late-night conversation about porn with my 14-year-old daughter would end up being a defining moment in our relationship, but it was.”
“There were countless times I’d walk in on him watching porn and I wouldn’t even get a sorry. I would get ‘it’s your fault for coming in without knocking.'”
“People need to know about its consequences. If I did, I wouldn’t have brought it into the marriage bed. I bought into its lies, but not everyone has to.”
“It’s like he’s two different people: a ‘good’ man, and an addict. It would be easy to love him if he were just a good man. It’d be easy to let him go if he was just an addict. But he’s not one—he’s both.”
“We live in a time now where this sex-saturated culture will always be around us. I write this knowing it may expose me. But I have to take my own advice.”
“Things about porn that used to excite me and turn me on, do nothing but disgust me now. I finally feel clean from watching all that stuff for a decade.”