You may believe that success is only about counting the number of days that you are abstinent from your unwanted sexual behaviors. While that is a measure of success, it is not the greatest fruit of recovery.
Men and women who have sought some sort of help for their unwanted sexual behaviors in our programs, whether that be through joining a training program, or coaching, can testify that their greatest fruit of recovery was gaining the immense mental, emotional, and spiritual growth that came out of this process.
Here is what Sister H, who went through the Breaking Free Program, has to say about her recovery journey and changes this path has brought in her life, alhamdullilah:
“After years of hating myself and feeling that God hated me and treating myself poorly…I felt forgiven. I suddenly felt like the 10 year old version of myself: happy and carefree. I saw Allah working these changes (sometimes daily) seamlessly into my life and I opened my heart to the love.” – Sister H.
But to pick up and recover your lost or broken pieces is not always easy. As Sister H continues in her reflection: