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Fight the New Drug with Garrett Jonsson

Is pornography a drug?  Can it become a true addiction? How does it affect your relationships? Today’s guest is Garrett Jonsson. Pornography was his secret vice and almost destroyed his marriage. He says that pornography is the new drug and his mission is to raise awareness about its destructive nature He is so determined to help people combat porn addiction that he ran 30 marathons in 30 days, handcuffed during each one of them. He then biked 3,800 miles across the United States, dragging chains behind him to symbolize the heaviness of addiction. Now he works with Fight the New Drug, an organization that is raising awareness about [...]

By |2019-11-26T23:59:21+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Podcast, Sex and Porn Addiction|0 Comments

Fight the New Drug with Garrett Johnson

Is pornography a drug? Can it become a true addiction? How does it affect your relationships, really? Today’s guest is Garrett Jonsson. Pornography was his secret vice and almost destroyed his marriage. He says that pornography is the new drug and his mission is to raise awareness about its destructive nature He is so determined to help people combat porn addiction that he ran 30 marathons in 30 days, handcuffed during each one of them. He then biked 3,800 miles across the United States, dragging chains behind him to symbolize the heaviness of addiction. Now he works with Fight the New Drug, an organization that is raising awareness [...]

By |2019-10-22T14:03:33+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Podcast, Sex and Porn Addiction|0 Comments

The Blessings of Porn Addiction with Beny Schonfeld

What is porn and sex addiction, really? What does the reality of this problem look like for a person? How do you know if you're watching too much porn? What are the consequences, and why is it so hard to stop? Our guest today reveals how consuming porn is just like abusing any substance. But unlike drugs and alcohol, porn is available in our modern age for free. 24/7. There is no need to walk to the liquor store. Or call the dealer. All that is needed is the human body and a fantasy. So how can a person quit when their drug of choice is available to them any [...]

Mastering Midlife Addiction and Recovery with Mark J. Silverman

Who are you really? What words do you use to label yourself? What is your purpose in this world? Most importantly, does this identity serve you? Today we have Mark J. Silverman on the Recovery Revolution. He is a successful professional, coach, author, and the host of the Mastering Midlife Podcast. He's also a recovering alcoholic, drug user, and sex addict. After enduring a childhood of trauma, Mark was on a mission to destroy himself. Even when he got sober, he was designing his exit from this world. Today, Mark is joyful and creative. He has let go of both the positive and negative identities he had for [...]

Escaping Porn Addiction with Eli Nash

Eli Nash is a super successful entrepreneur and is here to bravely share his journey in recovery from sex addiction. Sex and porn addictions are growing out of control in this age where sex and porn are accessible 24/7 on the internet. Because of stigma, few people will seek help for an addiction that is just as dangerous and destructive as any drug. Eli hid the details of his own abuse secret for many years. Now he is passionate about empowering others to speak up and to use their voice to be an agent of change in their community through MicDrop, a public speaking program he cofounded for [...]

By |2019-08-12T15:24:26+00:00May 28th, 2019|Podcast, Sex and Porn Addiction|0 Comments

My Fair Junkie Author Spotlight with Amy Dresner

Amy Dresner is back on the show for our new Author Spotlight feature where we get to do a live Q & A with her about her acclaimed memoir, My Fair Junkie. We addicts all have a story to tell, and Amy Dresner has one hell of a story. What is it like writing about every horrific and embarrassing thing you did in addiction? How does it feel to be publishing, launching, and promoting a book? What is it like to reveal your heart and soul to the whole world? Listen and find out! About Amy Dresner Amy Dresner is over five years clean from being addicted to sex, drugs, […]

SHAIR 174: Genius Recovery with Joe Polish

Joe Polish is founder and president of Piranha Marketing. His Genius Network and GeniusX masterminds feature household guests like Peter Diamandis, Tony Robbins, Sir Richard Branson, Steve Forbes, and John Mackay. Joe is the creator of Artists for Addicts and Genius Recovery, an organization’s whose mission is to change the global conversation around addiction and recovery from one of judgment to one of compassion. He is currently working on an addiction recovery book with former SHAIR guest, Anna David. Joe is a dynamic individual who is seeking tools for recovery in any shape or form, even ibogaine and ayahuasca. His is an inspirational story full of new insights into addiction and how to break […]

SHAIR 116: “Sex in Recovery” with Jennifer Matesa, a meeting between the covers.

Listen to Jennifer’s story now! Jennifer Matesa the author of Sex in Recovery: A meeting between the covers joins us today on The SHAIR Podcast. Sexuality in the context of recovery is rarely talked about openly, in part because our broader culture may inhibit us from sharing our true experiences. For some, the prospect of sober sex feels like uncharted waters–in the past, we’ve rarely had sex without first numbing ourselves with drugs and alcohol. What does it mean to have an intimate relationship in sobriety? Exploring that question deepens our recovery journey. With this groundbreaking work, Jennifer Matesa uncovers the challenges real people encounter when they start taking their […]

SHAIR 72: “Straight Pepper Diet” with Joseph W. Naus, when SEX and Alcohol Addiction collide.

Play Now – Click Play Below! Joseph W. Naus was born in 1971 in Southern California’s Inland Empire. He both graduated from Pepperdine Law and passed the Bar Exam in 1997. Joseph survived a hardscrabble, impoverished childhood, raised by his young mom – a heroin addict turned shut-in depressive – to become a respected lawyer. However, at age 32, his American Dream became a nightmare when his own sex and alcohol addictions collided and exploded. Joseph’s harrowing yet hope-filled memoir, Straight Pepper Diet, begins on the last day of his former life. On Tuesday, I was a respected civil trial lawyer making six-figures. On Wednesday, I woke up handcuffed to […]

054: “Let’s Talk About Sex Addiction” with Jace Downey of Suddenly Celibate

Today we have Jace Downey joining us on The SHAIR Podcast.  Jace is a sex addict. She spent the last 15 years living a double life. She destroyed her life so many times, she finally decided to end it. She read the self-help books, tried trial and error experiments to get better, and was seeing multiple therapists. Nothing helped or made any sense. She was destructive, a bad friend, selfish, and a complete mess. She hated herself. The idea for suicide didn’t come from a place of dramatic depression. It really just seemed like the next best step. “I was miserable; I made those around me miserable, and the only people […]

By |2016-02-23T04:33:44+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Female Speaker, Podcast, Sex and Porn Addiction|0 Comments