Helpful Recovery Tips from Sexual Addiction Tip #2: Keep a journal

Finding freedom in Jesus Christ from sexual and relational sin

Helpful Recovery Tips from Sexual Addiction
Tip #2: Keep a journal

Sexual sin grows in a secret compartmentalized place that we protect from reality. Dismantling this idol will involve exposing it to the reality of God’s Truth, confronting lies and assessing the cost of sexual sin. This healing process will involve the practice of writing it out, praying it out and talking it out. The it part of that statement is God’s Truth, confronting the lies and assessing the costs. Lets look at the process of writing it out. Keep a safe, confidential, paper, hand written journal. There is a different processing in your brain when you hand write as opposed to punching buttons on a key board. As God reveals His Truth to you each day, take it personal and write it down. When God gives you a victory in dealing with a temptation, write it down. When God exposes a lie you believed that supported your sexual sin, write it down and assault it with His Truth. You will be inventorying the cost of your sexual sin (we will be covering this later) and you guessed it, write it down.
Writing things down takes it out of your head and makes them stationary. You can look back as you continue in your healing and see how you have progressed from a previous stage.
If you or someone you know needs help regarding recovery from sexual sin, give us a call at 877-320-5217 or visit or website at

David Jones, MS
Executive Director

Restoration Path Ministries
PO Box 343418 Bartlett TN 38184-3418
(877) 320-5217


About David Jones

David is a Memphis native and lives with his wife of 25 years and two children. David has a Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of Memphis. He has worked in mental health for over 30 years with adolescents and adults in inpatient, outpatient, and residential settings. For the past 15 years David’s primary focus has been working with men and their spouses in intensive sexual addiction workshops.

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