Yes, I Did “Get help!” Already

For those who may not know, I am one of the rare pedophiles that came forward for professional help. A little over five years ago now, I had worked myself into a mental place where I hated my attractions because of being abused, and I thought my attraction meant I would hurt a child. So, … Continue reading Yes, I Did “Get help!” Already

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Sex Addiction, Stigma, And Self-Hate

Sex addiction. It sounds legitimate, right? We all know that sex can seem like a drug, sometimes, so it makes sense that we can be addicted to sex, right? I would like to present a case for why sex addiction — and frankly any addiction — can easily turn into an excuse for poor behavior, and avoids looking at … Continue reading Sex Addiction, Stigma, And Self-Hate

On Christian Pedophiles Hating Themselves

Recently, I have been working with a young man who has a sexual attraction to children (young boys) and, like me, comes from a religiously Christian background. Some of his thoughts and ideas give the impression that it is morally right for pedophiles to hate themselves for their attractions to children (the idea that pedophilia … Continue reading On Christian Pedophiles Hating Themselves