Review: I Am Reading This Book About Porn Addiction for a Friend

NOTE FROM JOSH: I just wanted to share with you one of the first reviews of my book, this one from Ashley Peterson at MentalHealthatHome.Org. Please, follow her blog. It'll teach you 10 times more about mental health than you'll learn in any classroom. Thank you to Ashley for reviewing the book and making this…

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Eight Years of Sobriety: Three Things That Changed

Today is March 21, 2022... or at least it is the day that I write this article. It probably doesn't mean much to most people, but it's one day after my eighth anniversary from being free of pornography. Sweet sobriety! In 11 days, I'll also hit that mark with alcohol. Sweet sobriety on the rocks!…

‘Pam and Tommy’ Forces a Shameful Reckoning

In the work I do, I don't frame pornography as a moral issue. It doesn't matter where you were raised, which God you pray to or whatever else has formed your worldview on pornography; moralizing divides. It doesn't unite. In fact, when you dig into one of my most overused presentation points, you'll see that…

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It’s Obvious: Now We’re Devolving in Society

I know the power words have. Since 17 years old, I've written hundreds (if not over 1,000) news articles that have appeared in newspapers, magazines and websites. I've also ghost-written a couple of dozen books and put my name on a few, as well. My professional life has been all about words. In my private…

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I’ve Yet to Recover From Being Told Nice Things

I know. I get it. With everything going on in the world, here I am addressing a new problem: I can't take compliments. At least it's not my opinion about something on the news. I joke, because I think on the surface it does seem like a superficial problem, but as I keenly remember my…