Articles by Peter Kleponis

Dr. Peter Kleponis is a Licensed Clinical Therapist and Assistant Director of Comprehensive Counseling Services in Conshohocken, PA.  He holds an M.A. in Clinical-Counseling Psychology from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA and a Ph.D. in General Psychology from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Kleponis specializes in marriage & family therapy, pastoral counseling, resolving anger, men’s issues, and pornography addiction recovery. He is the author of Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography.

Am I Addicted to Porn? 6 Symptoms of Porn Addiction

“Am I addicted to porn? I like porn, but feel like I can stop anytime, so am I addicted? What are the signs and symptoms of porn addiction? Many people who struggle with…

3 Reasons to Fire Your Accountability Partner

Accountability partners are a must for healthy recovery from pornography addiction They can provide wonderful moral support This is especially valuable for those struggling with strong temptations…

Trigger Alert! What’s Yours?

For those who want to end their use of pornography, the first step is admitting the problem After this, you need to identify your triggers A trigger is a person, place, thing, emotion, or…

How to Be the Best Ally Ever

Being an ally, or accountability partner, in someone’s journey to overcome porn is a privilege and a responsibility Most people are honored when asked to be an ally It shows that the addicted…

5 Warning Signs You’re Addicted to Porn

Many men who contact me for help in overcoming pornography use question whether or not they really have an addiction to porn. Some simply don’t want to believe they could actually be addicted…

5 Reasons Guys Watch Porn (besides the naked women)

Many people, especially women, wonder why men are so attracted to pornography They have difficulty understanding how certain photographs and videos can have such a hold on men’s attention Men’s…

3 Ways Pornography Is Devastating Your Wife

This post has been updated as of February 2021. Many men don’t realize how damaging pornography is to their wives. Most will admit their wives don’t approve of it. However, this is often…

8 Characteristics of Porn Addiction

To truly understand pornography addiction, we must first define it and realize it is actually a type of sex addiction. Although there are many definitions for sex addiction, the one I like best…

Protecting Young Women from Cybersex

Bill and Christine called my office deeply distraught about their fifteen year-old daughter, Shannon They had caught her sexting with her boyfriend She was taking nude photos of herself with her cell…