I’ve been following the work of Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP-C, (see full bio below) for some time now … but when I discovered this piece I knew I had to share it with my readers. In his typical style, Forest flourishes his paintbrush across the words like few others can. Actually, this is a teaser–an excerpt from… Read More Dear Porn: A Father’s Letter
Hi, ladies! Want to run away to VA beach with me? Mama Crossroads is hosting a retreat for loved ones of addicts and betrayed spouses during the weekend of Aug 1-3 (Friday-Sunday) . My parents have donated their beautiful beach house for the occasion, just 15 yards from the sand. So grab your swimsuit and some… Read More Beach Retreat! Wanna come?
Editor’s note: I wrote this post while I was still blogging anonymously. Although it is directed to my Wives of Porn Addicts (WoPAs)–the only audience I had at the time–I think there are some lessons here that apply to all of us, no matter what our circumstances. Did you ever keep a diary during your… Read More Blogging Binoculars
If you’ve ever been engaged or spent significant time around someone who is, you’ve seen it. Each participant, temporarily dubbed ‘fiancé,’ exists in a sort of limbo, neither married nor single. But then the big day comes and they graduate to something more substantial: spouses. Life becomes stable. Whew. No more limbo ever again. Right? Just… Read More The ‘backside’ of marriage
Exactly two years ago today, on February 28, 2012, I started an anonymous blog called Healing at Heaven’s Fountain under the pen name, “Angel Williams.” I had happened upon sort of an underground faith-based anti-porn movement. I was elated when I learned that as an in-cognito wife of a porn addict I was not alone as… Read More Flashbacks & the Mysterious Underground Blogosphere