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Guiding Mothers through the Path of Pornography Recovery

Dear Moms,

Your unwavering courage in standing by your child through their struggles with recovery in their sexual self mastery is truly inspiring. The journey you’ve embarked upon requires incredible strength, and your ability to hold onto hope even in the darkest moments is a testament to your love and determination.

In the Book of Mormon, the verse “We did not doubt our mothers knew it” (Alma 56:48) reflects the trust and influence you hold in your child’s life. Your belief in their potential is a guiding light, helping them find their way to recovery. As they work their program towards self-mastery, it’s important to step aside and grant them the space they need to grow, while also ensuring you continue your own journey of self-care and personal growth.

A Guiding Light of Belief

Your belief in your child’s potential for recovery and self-mastery is a powerful force that can help shape their journey. This battle is complex, and your unwavering faith in their ability to overcome it can serve as a powerful motivation for them. Your role as a mother extends beyond just being a caregiver; you’re a source of hope, reminding them that they are not defined by their struggles.

Balancing Support and Space

While your love and support are crucial, it’s equally important to give your child the space they need to grow and work towards self-mastery on their own terms. The journey to recovery and self-mastery is deeply personal, and your child’s ability to take ownership of their actions and decisions can be empowering. Maurice Harker, director of Sons of Helaman, would advise, fostering independence can facilitate their growth and resilience.

Your Own Journey of Self-Care

Amidst the challenges of supporting a child through their journey to recovery and self-mastery, it’s easy to neglect your own well-being. However, taking care of yourself is not selfish; it’s a necessity. Just like on an airplane, you need to put on your oxygen mask before helping others. Your emotional and physical well-being directly impact your ability to provide effective support. Engage in activities that bring you joy, seek counseling if needed, and connect with support groups to share your experiences with others who truly understand.

You Are Not Alone

Remember, you are not alone on this path. Countless mothers around the world are facing similar challenges, and their strength, stories, and insights can offer you guidance and comfort. Join us at our Mom Power Meetings and Warrior Mothers Who Know, these forums will connect you with others who share your journey. By sharing your experiences, you not only find solace but also contribute to a supportive community that uplifts everyone involved.

A Beacon of Hope

Your resilience, love, and sacrifices make an immeasurable difference. Your strength is a beacon of hope that guides your child towards recovery and self-mastery, showing them the power of unwavering love. Your role as a mother, combined with the assistance of Sons of Helaman or Daughters of Light recovery programs, can lead your child to a brighter future.

In closing, remember that your journey is a marathon, not a sprint. Your dedication and love will continue to inspire your child, even in their toughest moments. Hold onto hope, maintain your own well-being, and let your belief in their potential guide both of you towards a path of recovery, self-mastery, and healing.

With heartfelt support,

Debbie Stransky

Eternal Warrior Coach


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