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Have you ever felt this way?
By Matrix
12/17/2007 1:54:47 PM
Have you ever wished you were addicted to anything else besides pornography? Have you ever thought it would be easier to overcome if you had a substance abuse problem and not a self abuse problem? Have you ever felt it would be easier on your loved ones if you got high or drunk instead of feeding your lustful desires? Have you ever wished you could watch TV and not be worried if what you see will send overwelming desires to do wrong? Have you ever wished that what you did only hurt your body and wouldn't effect your mind for years to come? Have you ever just wanted to let your mind wander and not have to chase away any thoughts? Do you wish you could just be at peace?

These are just some thoughts I was having. Thanks for letting me vent a little.

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Yes.    
"I do. Often I wish I were more addicted to TV or Video Games more than I am to what I am addicted to..."
posted at 19:51:08 on December 17, 2007 by hope4change
Definitely    
"I've felt most of those things at one point or another. The desire for peace is the strongest of them all. That's what I want more than anything - to feel peace."
posted at 00:40:30 on December 18, 2007 by zoltib
That's it! Here is my new idea!    
"People let's become addicted to peace! Let's find it, and hold onto it, and NEVER let it go!

I think the first step for me is some prayer. I did read some about prayer... I never really thought that my prayers might need work but they do.
Thank you all. =)

-hope4change"
posted at 20:08:32 on December 18, 2007 by hope4change


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"You lived with your Heavenly Father in a premortal life. You were there with Him. Your spirit knows what it is like to live in celestial realms. You can never be truly happy in an uncelestial environment. You know too much. That is one of the reasons that for you, wickedness never can be happiness. What a great thing it is to decide once and for all early in life what you will do and what you will not do with regards to honesty, modesty, chastity, the Word of Wisdom, and temple marriage. "

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General Conference October 2006