By Craig Gross
We live in a weird world. Our society shames people for acknowledging that you can’t do it all alone.
I’m convinced that the individualism we love to champion is actually destroying us. Why is there such a stigma surrounding the need for others?
What are we trying to prove? And to whom?
We weren’t meant to do everything all alone.
When it comes to avoiding or overcoming habits – and especially something that can be as addictive as pornography – we need help more than ever. I would love it if we could be a part of rewriting the script – doing away with the word “shame” and replacing it with something like “brave.”
Certainly, vulnerability takes bravery, and there is nothing shameful about doing anything and everything that you can to protect yourself, your family, and your future from the devastating effects that pornography can have on you and the ones you love.
It. Is. Everywhere.
From interstate billboards to the nightly news to the magazine rack in an airport souvenir store to the iPhone in your back pocket, pornography has become a normalized, everyday part of our culture.
Perhaps most notably as of late: the current scandal surrounding the President of the United States.
I think that it should be a wake-up call to all of us. I suppose I’m taking a risk even mentioning it, what with how volatile our current political climate, but I also think it must be said. We have an opportunity to learn something profound here.
For those who aren’t aware, President Donald Trump and a pornography star named Stormy Daniels are currently in the middle of a big, public lawsuit. A bunch of news outlets have been covering the story, and 60 …read more