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The Integrity Restored Podcast: Crucial Conversations About Culture and Sexual Integrity.
Each episode of the Integrity Restored Podcast will equip you with the knowledge and resources you need to live a porn free life and to help others do the same.

Episode 68: UNICEF, Does Porn Harm Kids with Haley McNamara

June 29, 2021

In this episode, Jim is joined by Haley McNamara, the Director of the International Center on Sexual Exploitation to discuss the recent paper published by UNICEF that among other things, posited that porn isn’t really harmful to kids…ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! Nothing could be further from the truth! This is a must-listen episode. Takeaways: A […]

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Episode 67: 5 Steps For Healing Today

June 22, 2021

Whether we are struggling or it is someone we love, it’s important that we can identify and execute necessary steps on our healing journey. In this episode, Jim highlights 5 steps we can start today to begin our recovery. Takeaways: 1. Identifying and naming the problem can be scary but is a necessary first step […]

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Episode 66: Fatherhood in Brokeness with Y.G. Nyghtstorm

June 15, 2021

Every parent, especially fathers, needs to work through their own brokenness in parenting their kids. With the onslaught of pornography and sexting, we need to step up our game to protect our kids even through our own wounds. In this episode, Jim and YG break down the issues and the things we can concretely do […]

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Episode 65: Sexting : Yes, your kid with Timmerie Geagea

June 9, 2021

The numbers don’t lie and there is a high likelihood your child has or will be exposed to sexting as a participant or recipient. In this episode, Timmerie and Jim break open the realities faced by parents and kids alike and offer some insights into what we as parents can do. Takeaways: 1. Nearly 40% […]

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Episode 64: Restoring Relationships Part 3 with Dr. Peter Kleponis

June 1, 2021

In this episode, the final of a series, Jim and Dr. K talk about the broader relationships impacted by our addiction or betrayal trauma, and it’s much wider and more impactful than you think… Takeaways: 1. Shame and guilt create a wall of loneliness and isolation affecting all your relationships. 2. Finding a trusted friend […]

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Episode 63: Restoring Relationships Part 2 with Dr. Peter Kleponis

May 24, 2021

Deep wounds happen in relationships with your spouse as a result of pornography addiction, but healing is possible! In this Part 2 of a 3 part series, Jim and Dr. Kleponis dive into what is possible and what is necessary on this important healing journey with your spouse. Takeaways: 1. Truth and honesty, even though […]

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Episode 62: Restoring Relationships Part 1 with Dr. Peter Kleponis

May 19, 2021

In this first episode of a 3 part series, Jim and Dr. Kleponis break open the process of rebuilding relationships affected by pornography addiction. The restoring necessary for your relationship with God, with yourself, your spouse, your family, and your community. Takeaways: 1. Relationships are fractured by pornography addiction, but they can be restored 2. […]

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Episode 61: Like Father Like Son with Dr. Paul Young

May 11, 2021

Jim and Dr. Paul Young discuss the impact of knowing God as Our Father and the effects of our earthly fathers on that relationship. What can we do to both KNOW and FEEL that we are truly beloved sons and daughters of a merciful God? Takeaways 1. A distant physical father does not equal a […]

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Episode 60: The “Busy” Excuse

May 3, 2021

In this episode, Jim talks about his experience as a dad and husband and what he’s learned about using the ” busy” excuse. What claiming to be busy can really mean and how should we respond to our kids and our wife’s requests for our time? Takeaways: Busy is a part of life but also […]

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Episode 59: How Your Brain Filters with Enza Creami, LCSW

April 26, 2021

In this episode, Jim is joined by Enza Cerami, LCSW, and founder of Living Stones Chastity to examine the spiritual, environmental, physical and emotional inputs constantly being evaluated by our brains. How do we learn to actively filter these inputs to be the person God calls us to be? Takeaways 1.all actions start with a […]

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In this episode, Jim is joined by Haley McNamara, the Director of the International Center on Sexual Exploitation to discuss the recent paper published by UNICEF that among other things, posited that porn isn’t really harmful to kids…ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! Nothing could be further from the truth! This is a must-listen episode.

Takeaways:

  1. A child’s digital rights to privacy are a parents responsibility and should never include porn
  2. Pornography is absolutely and unequivocally tied to sex trafficking
  3. Tragically, porn has damaged many kids today and led to a spike in child abuse

Whether we are struggling or it is someone we love, it’s important that we can identify and execute necessary steps on our healing journey. In this episode, Jim highlights 5 steps we can start today to begin our recovery.

Takeaways:

1. Identifying and naming the problem can be scary but is a necessary first step

2. You can’t do this alone, either as the addict or those affected by it

3. The brain needs to Reboot and Rewire to heal

Every parent, especially fathers, needs to work through their own brokenness in parenting their kids. With the onslaught of pornography and sexting, we need to step up our game to protect our kids even through our own wounds. In this episode, Jim and YG break down the issues and the things we can concretely do in a lively discussion.

Takeaways:

1. Our own brokenness can impact our helping our kids navigate this hypersexualized world so we need to get healed to help them

2. Our wounds from pornography do not have to be passed on to our children

3. Dads need to step up and be the image and teacher in explaining God’s plan for human sexuality

The numbers don’t lie and there is a high likelihood your child has or will be exposed to sexting as a participant or recipient. In this episode, Timmerie and Jim break open the realities faced by parents and kids alike and offer some insights into what we as parents can do.

Takeaways:

1. Nearly 40% of all teenagers have posted or sent a sexually explicit text

2. We are creating at least in the ” eyes of the law” a generation of child porn producers

3. Sexting can lead to other unwanted sexual behaviors, parents need to be constantly aware and communicating with their youth

In this episode, the final of a series, Jim and Dr. K talk about the broader relationships impacted by our addiction or betrayal trauma, and it’s much wider and more impactful than you think…

Takeaways:

1. Shame and guilt create a wall of loneliness and isolation affecting all your relationships.

2. Finding a trusted friend as a confidant is an important component of the healing journey.

3. Whether you are recovering from porn addiction or recovering from betrayal trauma as the affected spouse, realize you can’t do this alone!

Deep wounds happen in relationships with your spouse as a result of pornography addiction, but healing is possible! In this Part 2 of a 3 part series, Jim and Dr. Kleponis dive into what is possible and what is necessary on this important healing journey with your spouse.

Takeaways:

1. Truth and honesty, even though maybe painful, are crucial to develop deep intimacy in the recovery of the relationship.

2. Intimacy is not the physical act but really a deep emotional connection between two people.

3. Creating “healthy boundaries” is essential on the recovery journey.

In this first episode of a 3 part series, Jim and Dr. Kleponis break open the process of rebuilding relationships affected by pornography addiction. The restoring necessary for your relationship with God, with yourself, your spouse, your family, and your community.

Takeaways:

1. Relationships are fractured by pornography addiction, but they can be restored

2. Aside from your own healing, we need to rebuild our relationship with God if we are to restore relationships with those we love

3. Mercy and forgiveness are critical elements of relationship recovery

Jim and Dr. Paul Young discuss the impact of knowing God as Our Father and the effects of our earthly fathers on that relationship. What can we do to both KNOW and FEEL that we are truly beloved sons and daughters of a merciful God?

Takeaways

1. A distant physical father does not equal a distracted God the Father

2. We can both KNOW and FEEL as beloved children if we build a relationship

3. There are actions God wants us to take to build that relationship with Him

In this episode, Jim talks about his experience as a dad and husband and what he’s learned about using the ” busy” excuse. What claiming to be busy can really mean and how should we respond to our kids and our wife’s requests for our time?

Takeaways:

  1. Busy is a part of life but also a choice for what is more important to you at that moment
  2. We can be ” busy ” because we are overloaded with technology and when you add pornography usage to the list who has time for anything?
  3. What if playing catch or going for a walk was exactly the break your brain needs on the recovery journey?

In this episode, Jim is joined by Enza Cerami, LCSW, and founder of Living Stones Chastity to examine the spiritual, environmental, physical and emotional inputs constantly being evaluated by our brains. How do we learn to actively filter these inputs to be the person God calls us to be?

Takeaways

1.all actions start with a thought

2. practice 15 active distraction to fight temptations

3. the more ” good” we input, the more “good” we will output