Imagine being a soldier back in the late 1960s. You have just finished boot camp, and because of your intelligence and skills, they assign you to be the leader of a team of a dozen soldiers. You are excited to go to war and fight for what is important to you! A helicopter dumps you […]
A few gay Latter-day Saint men learning to love life, and gaining the skills to live up to their covenants. The Sons of Sacrifice group is for men with same-sex attraction who want to keep their covenants with God.
My name is Francesco and I am now 35. I grew up in Italy in a small town, where the church was organized in a small branch (30-40 people in sacrament meeting). Now i’m living in austria with my wife and 2 kids.
I started watching Porn when I was 11.
Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teach that identifying as LGBTQ is not a sin. God’s invitation is the same to all of us. He asks that we continue, day by day, to try to live better lives and draw closer to Him.
One of the basic foundations of the Sons of Sacrifice program is that gay men are beautiful and loved just as they are. Being gay is not a sin. We are not an abomination! We are not broken. We do not need to be fixed.
The correlation (not causation) of the overuse of pornography to criminal behavior. As a therapist who worked with the sex offender/general population I would do generalized assessments of each prisoner.
Why I Started Sons of Sacrifice In August 1976, at age 17, I crept stealthily into my first therapy session desperate to find the cure for being gay. In those days, the therapist, chagrined that one of his gay clients might encounter another, had his secretary take us in through one door and out through […]
The importance of tracking progress, success and even failure. I was recently working with a young man who is trying to abstain from his pornography addiction as well as accomplish several other goals that will help him improve as a person. During our discussion, I asked if he marked his calendar everyday. He said no, and […]
Self-mastery scare in your home? Is there evidence of some unfortunate things invading your home and influencing your loved ones? Don’t wait to see if it gets worse.
To what level has your loved one slipped toward this addiction? Learn about the 4 levels of pornography use and what you can do about it to help a loved one.
Why do you need boundaries in your relationships? Ideally, and in a perfect world, relationships would be perfectly interdependent, synergistic, symbiotic, mutually edifying, cohesive, safe, intimate, and integrated.
I am now learning, that for quite some time, men have been praying the way farmers pray instead of the way warriors need to pray. Here is a warrior’s prayer.
Currently, in 99% of the cases I work with, it is the husband who has the sexual addiction, and the wife who is seeking understanding on how to respond. So, this article will clearly discuss how I recommend a wife respond to a husband’s pornography/sexual addiction.
Parents, Church Leaders, Young Warriors: The urgency to provide effecting training for the war against sexual addiction motivates us to send you this letter. We hope this information will help with what Elder Holland encouraged in the October 2013 General Conference, “seek the advice of reputable people with certified training, professional skills and […]
[Review Chemical Scale for background on the different levels if they are unfamiliar to you.] Level 2 Mood Battles are usually very subtle, especially for men because we are not usually accustomed to paying attention to our feelings/moods. We were built to be thinkers (Level 3) and doers (Level 5). Satan knows this, so he […]