2017-02_LT-LentWorkouts

Training Season: Lent Workouts to Overcome Porn Addiction

I was making some serious growth in overcoming this sin, and Jesus showed me nothing but a welcoming embrace each time I ran to His loving arms when falling, no matter how guilty and ashamed I felt.

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2015-10_LT-InfiniteLove

Missing Infinite Love: My Struggle with Masturbation

I let myself believe that something was wrong with me, that I was less female than other girls, that I was broken. I felt totally alone in my struggle with masturbation.

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2015-07_StillnessBattle

Stillness in the Battle

…we were sitting in my car when my dear friend (let’s call her Maria) shared her struggle with porn and masturbation. She had no idea that I had been wrestling with the same thing for years.

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2015-06_LT-HostageShame

My Secret Sickness: Breaking the Silence of Girls Who Struggle with Porn

I, the girl with a reputation for being a model Catholic, had been struggling with masturbation and pornography for years.

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2015-06_LT-BoyfriendPorn

My Boyfriend Watches Porn: What Do I Do?

If porn has been a struggle for your boyfriend or girlfriend, that doesn’t mean you have to break up with them the moment they confide in you.

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2015-06_LT-FreedomPorn

Good Girl, Bad Girl: My Struggle with Porn

If you’re the girl that sits in your room all alone and beats yourself up, either physically, mentally or both, because you think you are the only girl with a problem with pornography and masturbation — this is for you.

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2015-5-Victory-Feature

5 Reasons You Need The Victory App

I could try to be more excited, but I’d be unsuccessful. The Victory app is here, and it’s going to wreak some serious damage on your—or someone you know’s—porn addiction.

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2015-04_LT-PornKillLove

Porn: The Worst Way to Learn About Sex

We only see the “sexy parts” in porn; the rest is hidden. No sacrifice. No relationship. No gift of self.

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2014-10_LT-DontTakeClothesOff

He Doesn’t Need Your Sext: A Response to Jennifer Lawrence

Secondly, it’s false. She says men have two options: 1) look at porn, or 2) look at you.

And by “look at you,” I assume she doesn’t mean, “look at you while you’re praying the rosary on your evening walk together.”

No, she means either a guy will lust over you or someone else. It’s like saying, “either your boyfriend will be obese or he’ll be anorexic.” Isn’t there a third option? Like, maybe he’ll be healthy? And there is such a thing as sexual health, we call it chastity. Though chastity may conjure up images of either uncomfortable belts or the notion of repressing sexuality in the name of “abstinence”… chastity is neither of these things but so much more.

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2017-02_LT-Porn

Broken Chains: Freedom from Porn is Possible

I don’t know if it was my conscience, the Holy Spirit, or a combination of the two, but in that moment I was reminded of this one issue in my life. I had struggled with pornography for the past year or two. I knew that it was sinful, and several times I had promised myself that I wouldn’t go back to it, but I couldn’t quit.

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