347-348: Challenging the “Addiction” Paradigm with Regard to Pornography

Dan Wotherspoon Addiction, Pornography 35 Comments

The past two weeks featured two opposing Op-Eds in the Salt Lake Tribune (here and here) focusing on the issue of pornography, and especially if an “addiction” …

329: Addiction and Recovery Series—Part 4: Being an Addict and Mormon

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This episode, the fourth in the Mormon Matters series on Addiction and Recovery, features the stories and insights of two wonderful people, James Cottrell and …

326: Addiction and Recovery Series—Part 3: One Family’s Story of Overcoming Pornography Addiction and Its Negative Effects

Dan Wotherspoon Pornography 13 Comments

This episode, the third in our Mormon Matters Addiction and Recovery series, features another hopeful story, though it takes us through some very dark times …

325: Addiction and Recovery Series—Part 2: Effects on an Addict’s Family

Dan Wotherspoon Addiction 2 Comments

This episode contains a hopeful story, though one difficult to hear in all of its details. Ultimately the marriage of Christian and Kelle Smith has …

320–321: Addiction and Recovery—Part 1: Personal, Family, and Spiritual Dynamics

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In this two-part episode, the first in a Mormon Matters podcast series on the many dynamics of addiction and the processes of recovery, often including …

66: Spiritual Secrets of Addiction Recovery

Dan Wotherspoon Addiction 26 Comments

As the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous discovered, something profound can happen when addicts invite God or a power higher than themselves into their lives and …