Here is the first step video of the 12 steps to change series that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints put together. You can watch the rest of the video here.

Step 1 – Honesty: Admit that you, of yourself, are powerless to overcome your addictions and that your life has become unmanageable.

Guidance: This video contains addiction-related topics and may not be suitable for young children.

David’s Story about Sex Addiction Recovery

The one thing David had promised he would never do was ruin his marriage. But when his addiction to sex and pornography hijacked his self-control, he found himself doing just that. David thought maybe he could simply get over his addiction without help from anyone. That is when he learned that confession is the first and vital step to recovery

Those who face addictions often struggle with the consequences of their choices for many years, sometimes for their whole lives. The outcomes that are portrayed in this video series do not reflect the possible range of outcomes that may be experienced by others. If you or someone you love is experiencing these challenges, or would like more information about addiction recovery, please visit