Start Here: A Guide to the App

Find out how to get the most out of rTribe through our Start Here Guide. “Connection is why we’re here; it is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives.” ~Brené Brown Add Friends We are all about the Tribe.  Experience and science has shown that people heal best when they are in a community. That’s why the first thing we … Read More

9 Questions to Ask On Your Next Date

Try Connecting in a New Way When it comes to recovery from a porn or sex addiction the focus is often on what’s unhealthy.  For sure, we want rTribe to be a place where you can learn how to stop destructive behaviors. But, we don’t want to stop there.  We want to help you learn to replace those destructive behaviors … Read More

rTribe: Day 13

Hey Tribers, Josh and Alex here to share our first ever update on our progress at rTribe! Well, at least this is our first update since having the app in the App Store. It will include some exciting highlights, how we got started, our big vision, and some of our mistakes. (We’ll even ask you for your help at the … Read More

Opposite of Addiction Is NOT Sobriety [VIDEO]

Opposite of Addiction Is NOT Sobriety This is one of the most important videos on addiction in the last couple of years.  In it Johann Hari shares the new evidence on addiction.  His research on addiction has radical implications for how we as individuals and as a society should relate to addicts.   Here’s the take away: 1)   Have greater … Read More

A Simple Formula for Recovery Success

The other day I saw a guy working on a narrow walkway only one floor up from the ground, but he had a rope connecting him to the building.   At first I thought “that’s a bit overkill, it’s not that dangerous” but then I watched him more and realized he was pretty smart.   By knowing he was connected … Read More

How to Spark Quality Conversation

Welcome to our series 3 Ingredients Every Recovery Friendship Needs.  If you haven’t already take our quiz “How Healthy is Your Recovery Community?” So far we’ve talked about the importance of equal need and availability between recovery friends.  And, we’ve also discussed how to compassionately confront your friends.  Now, we’ll help you learn how to ask questions that spark quality … Read More

The Key to Compassionate Confrontations

Welcome to our series 3 Ingredients Every Recovery Friendship Needs.  If you haven’t already take our quiz “How Healthy is Your Recovery Community?”  We’ve talked about the importance of equal need and availability between recovery friends.  Now, we’ll help you learn how to compassionately confront your friends when they are faltering in their recovery journey.   Ingredient #2: Carefrontations (definition: … Read More

Alone or Isolated? Find Friends Who Understand the Journey

  You downloaded the app, you’ve been checking in and tracking your recovery.  And now you are ready to take your journey to another level by adding friends.  That is awesome!   There are lots of different ways you can find friends. R|TRIBE ADVICE Try an online or in person 12 step meeting and ask if someone is looking for … Read More

5 Ways to Help An Addict

  So, an addict has asked for your help. Now what? First, recognize the brave step that person took and acknowledge it to them.   Most people who struggle with a porn problem or a sex addiction don’t want to talk about it.   Second, consider this a test.     The person who wants you to be a guide … Read More