Pornography: How to Have Intimate Relationships

As you sink deeper and deeper into this post, you discover feelings that are better than sex.

I thought for years


Was having sex.

(Booth, 2009, p. 45)

Featured image  Many times, people are hurt because they thought they had a relationship when it was only physical.

Someone would ask her, “Were you intimate with him?”

Yet, they meant to ask, “Did you have sex with him?”

However, intimacy is sharing love not making love (sex).

A sex addict could take the first step to recovery,

If he develops an intimate relationship with

his spouse or significant other.

–D. R. Criswell

Featured imageA few ways to uncover intimacy …

  • Showing gratitude with a nonsexual hug
  • Demonstrating support with a gentle stroke on the back
  • Using tender words with loving affection

His promise seems real;

The sex addict acts his part.

The charade hurts her.

He Does Not Deserve Her Love;

Her heart penetrates his soul.




Booth, L. (2009). Saying yes to your sexual healing; daily meditations for sex addiction. Deerfield Beach; FL; Health Communications. Retrieved from

Published by: curepornaddiction

In the year 1971 I became a store manager at age 19. I discovered I had a gift for mentoring. I gave one on one coaching, instruction and teaching with ease. And, I loved it. However, I had a problem that held me back from achieving my full potential. I was addicted to porn. When I was going through my puberty years in life, I found pornography (adult magazines) in my Dad's closet. I was hooked. I had my ups and downs throughout my life: Ups, when I was off of porn and using my gift: and, Downs, when I was using porn. Porn captured my attention, holding me back. I found the secrets to breaking free from porn. Like anyone else, I have to work at keeping my emotions positive, every day, to stay free. Limiting emotions--fear, doubt, hate, lust, sloth, pride, any emotion that kills joy. Joy is the ultimate weapon against porn. You have it; porn loses its hold on you. I dedicate this blog to those who are looking for ways to end pornography in their life. To Your Peace, Power and Plenty, Dale P.S. The picture above is not me. The photo represents all families free from pornography.

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