• When our Struggles become Stockholm Syndrome

    By on March 4, 2015

    In 2009, seven years after her abduction, Elizabeth Smart testified that the man who kidnapped her would rape her...

  • The Day My Life Was Interrupted by A Male Prostitute

    By on December 1, 2014

    “One-night stands became group scenes and fetish play, and eventually, I was prostituting myself online.” Jim looks out the...

  • Failure Is an Option

    By on October 10, 2014

    “302 times.” An old man’s deep southern-style accent grabbed my attention in a booth behind me… If I could...

  • My Gateway Drug

    By on July 25, 2014

    I pushed open the heavy door from the girl’s locker room and slid my back against the wall to...

  • When We Don’t Address the Root

    By on June 2, 2014

    I’ve painted the kitchen, the master bedroom, the living room, the downstairs bathroom and the master bathroom. I’ve raked...

  • Repurpose Your Porn

    By on May 8, 2014

    “Why don’t you just go and have some sex?”   I’m staring slack-jawed at my mother and the words...

  • The Dirty Rose

    By on May 7, 2014

    “True Love Waits” The posters are plastered everywhere along with thousands of other announcements begging you to come to...

  • I Relapsed.

    By on March 5, 2014

    It’s 2:30 A.M. and I’m eating breakfast tacos at a 24 hour mexican bakery. I’ve managed to spill the...

  • The One Question That Might Reveal Why You Haven’t Been Able to Stop Looking at Porn

    By on February 24, 2014

    “Someone help me stop looking at porn.”   In a moment of desperation, I reached for help and for...

  • 244 Days.

    By on February 19, 2014

    You can break 8 months, depending on what month you start on, into 244 days, 5856 hours, 351,360 minutes,...