In Recovery and Addiction, Be Good to Others with Different Beliefs

When I ask people to guest post, it's usually because they have a point-of-view that I don't. I'm not suggesting anything overly radical, but they just have a different way of looking at addiction and recovery. Often, that means people with strong spiritual connections and beliefs. Morality usually plays a big part in spirituality, especially…

Here’s an Update on my TEDx Talk Being Released

Yeah, I'm with you. I thought my TEDx Talk would be released at this point. I can, however, provide something of an update for now. Ironically, the six other talks that were performed live online have all been published by the TED organization and can be found both on their TEDx YouTube channel and at…

Is There An Actual Definition of Pornography?

In the over 200 interviews or presentations I've given about pornography, there's one question that comes up more than every other, and I think a lot of people who are very passionate about this subject still haven't answered it in their own mind: Is there an actual definition of pornography? I do want to state…

Lessons from Recovery May Help Heal the Political Divide

This was the second US Presidential Election I've participated in as a voter since I entered recovery from alcoholism and pornography addiction in early 2014. It is also the second time in as many elections that, regardless of the outcome, I think the lessons I gathered from my recovery process are ones that all Americans…