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  1. Phineas 808

    120 Days Free!

    Day 120! Having hit my overall goal (made up of 15 8-day mini-goals), I no longer have to count days! This is also 4 months of this recovery effort. Today I hit my overall goal of 120 days without P, PMO, MO, and with only minimal episodes of P-Subs or edging. I was able to abstain, all...
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    16 Principles of Recovery

    I'm 100 days into my own recovery/reboot effort, without P, PMO, MO, and with minimal p-subs or edging. I've also hit lengthy streaks before as well. What tips can I offer others to help them be more sucessful in their journey? Each of these principles have helped me in my own successful...
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    60 Days In!

    Day 60! This is 50% or 1/2 way toward my overall goal of 120 days. This is also 1 month and 30 days into this recovery effort. These 60 days are without P, PMO, MO, and 99% without P-Subs or edging. Also, this is without support groups (like AA, SA, SSA, other than RN), twelve steps...
  4. Phineas 808

    Are We Escaping or Just Avoiding PMO?

    What?s the difference between escape and avoidance? I call my journal, How Shall We Escape? It's a reference to the patriarch Joseph fleeing from Potiphar?s sexually aggressive wife. It also refers to the biblical injunctions to ?flee? sexual temptation. (references: Gen 39:7-12; 1Cor 6:18...
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    The Five Components of Dismissing Urges to P/MO

    This post is adapted from the book, Brain Over Binge Basics, by Kathryn Hansen. While this book deals with binge-eating, it has crossover applicability toward PMO. I've applied this simple approach toward my own porn and sex addictions for years with the best results. My hope is that you will...
  6. Phineas 808

    Triggers or Cues?

    I've been watching Dexter a lot lately, and there are scenes in there which occasionally show nudity or compromising situations. This is a good opportunity for me to exercise control, and look away, or go do something else while that scene plays out. This is my approach, to take a cue- not on...
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    How Shall We Escape?

    "How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation...?" - Hebrews 2:3a. This text has much significance to me. The patriarch Joseph fled and escaped from Potiphar's wife, who was sexually aggressive. Potiphar's wife represents pornography and the porn industry. Joseph represents our ability...
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