Articles by Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson is a counselor, speaker, teacher, author, and founder of Divine Identity. Most importantly, she is a broken but beloved daughter of God. Her experience and knowledge come not only from the hundreds of stories she has heard, but from letting Jesus love and heal her on her own journey of sexual brokenness.

Accountability: It Really Is a Big Deal

“Don’t tell anyone about this. It just really embarrasses people and they are uncomfortable with this topic. Also, when we talk about it instead of saying masturbation just use the phrase ‘acted out.’ Masturbation just…

What a Few Mouse Clicks Won’t Get You

Several years ago I went to a conference by Bethesda Workshops for women who struggle with sexual addiction issues. A sweet lady there in her mid-50s shared at the start of the conference that she had been…

What You Need to Hear if Your Husband Betrayed You

As a counselor who specializes in sexual issues, I’ve heard from many wives with spouses who struggle with pornography. Their stories of courage fill my heart with gratitude for their resolve and strength. Their stories…

An Open Letter to a Female Sex Addict

Dear Precious One, I have been where you are. I am no stranger to the shame that you feel. Although they are now in my rear view mirror, the horrible self-hate, the embarrassment, the sexual…

No More: How Hitting Rock Bottom Helped Me Kick My Masturbation Habit

“No more _____.” I wrote this across the top of the January page of the following year’s calendar on New Year’s Eve approximately 20 years ago. I didn’t fill in the blank, but I knew…

Protecting Our Freedom: Why Leaving It at the Altar Isn’t Enough

I recently received an e-mail from a client stating she had some very good news for me–she had been set free by the power of Jesus after years of addiction to porn and masturbation. Someone ministered…

If You Think You’re Alone In Your Struggle, You’re Wrong.

“Um, just so you know. I’m the one with the problem. I’m not calling because my husband or boyfriend has a problem. I’m the addict. Is the counselor comfortable talking to women?” “Yes, he talks…

Why I’m Sharing About My Masturbation Struggle

A little over 12 years ago I read an amazing book by Joshua Harris called Not Even a Hint. The title was based off Ephesians 5:3, which reads, “But among you there must not be even a hint of…