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When moving on seems impossible, there are a few things that can help you work through the loss and start fresh; we hope you will benefit from this advice from one of our former staff members. Not only do we offer you the question and answer below, but for additional encouragement, be sure to click on the audio player and listen to our podcast – full of much more practical advice!

Here are some more resources and links to some of the best information we could find on the subject of same-sex attraction. Media - Audio and Video Joel Stepanek - Love, Same-Sex Attraction, and Tolerance (Steubenville STL Mid-America Week 1 2016) Fr. Mike Schmitz - Love, Same-Sex Attraction,...

My problem is masturbating. I’ve tried to stop many times but can’t.  How can I stop doing this?


Dear Friend,

Thanks for writing. It takes a lot of courage to send out an email like yours about an issue like this, even anonymously. Admitting that you have a problem and that you want to stop masturbating is the first and most important step that you can take. I hope it doesn’t sound too crazy when I tell you that I am proud that you are seeking real freedom in your life!