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How Pornography Skews Your Perceptions About Marriage and Intimacy

By Zeyad Ramadan

While you may think that tawbah wipes away the sin of watching pornography, the imprints that pornography leaves on your mind have not been wiped away. In fact, these pornographic imprints will shape and distort your perceptions about marriage and intimacy. Take Brother Mahmood who joined the Purify Your Gaze online program (now known as […]

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Pornography: The Perfect Bond Fantasy

By Zeyad Ramadan

Br. Nabeel sought out help from the Purify Your Gaze program for his unwanted sexual behaviours. Having been engaged in watching pornography for a number of years, he hit a new low by visiting massage parlors. I asked brother Nabeel what he thought caused him to hit to a new low. “The reason why I […]

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Learning To Resolve Conflict So It Doesn’t Lead To Relapsing

By Zeyad Ramadan

Brother Abdullah was doing all the “right things” in his recovery. He was taking care of himself by having long stretches of time where his unwanted sexual behaviours were absent and his daily self-care rituals were complete. However, after what seemed to be a few successful weeks of recovery, what followed were a series of […]

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Why Your Inability To Connect To People Has Little To Do With Your Social Skills And More To Do With Your Unwanted Sexual Behaviors And What To Do About It

By Zeyad Ramadan

One of the underlying issues that often drive addictions are relationship wounds. These wounds are formed earlier on in a person’s life and are carried on well into adult life, where the person is not able to relate and connect with others around them, and where they often keep everyone at an arm’s length. These […]

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Effect Of Pornography Addiction On Muslim Marriages

By Zeyad Ramadan

I was interviewed on One Legacy Radio’s Family Connection show by two marriage therapists on the effect of pornography addiction on Muslim families, and I’d like to share the recording with you! Here are some of the points discussed in our discussion: Defining exactly what is at the root of pornography addiction and why it’s […]

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