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    Freedom: 7 years Porn free!

    Recently we had someone ask how do I crack the addiction? I cracked cocaine addiction 20 years ago, but this is stronger. We thought how can we help this guy? What better than stories of people who have been through the trenches.  So Safe Surfer......

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    Heartbreaking: Wife watches a husband caught in porn addiction

    This story was posted to us anonymously. In the hope that it would help others out there, particularly those men with partners stuck in a dangerous cycle of porn addiction [We have shared it unedited]. I was in the third trimester, feeling over-sized and unattractive......

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    Life lessons – Advice for young surfers

    This story was posted to our facebook page. It provides good instructions to young people to avoid porn.  Because despite what anyone says, porn isn’t cool! [We have shared it unedited]. This share goes out especially for teenage boys and young men: As a recovering porn-addict I......

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    Small Secrets To Shame-Free Conversations With Your Children

    LISTEN TO BEN RUNCIMAN OF WWW.BENANDJESS.ORG SPEAK ABOUT THE RELATIONAL DYNAMICS YOU WANT HAPPENING IN YOUR FAMILY.   Talking to your children about sex is hard and if you are anything like me you might be thinking where the heck do I start? You are......

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    Nigel Latta with ‘The Hard Stuff’ – Screenagers

    Nigel Latta’s latest series ‘The Hard Stuff’ has a fascinating episode on the digital lives of young people, diving into deep topics such as pornography. The blurb: Teenagers have been introduced to a new technological world and parents are trying to deal with this technology......

  • Think Safesurfer is fantastic? Here’s 1 way to spread the word

    Are you passionate about Safesurfer and want to share the good news with others? Here’s a draft email to help you start the conversation. Hi [friend] Here’s a tool to keep families safe from harmful content – Safesurfer. One of the lines on their website says: We’re......

  • Will Safesurfer block stuff it’s not supposed too? Or slow my internet connection?

    No. Safesurfer will not interfere with your internet speeds. We use intelligent firewalls with sufficient throughput to ensure your internet speed is unaffected. Because content blocking is based on domain names, Safesurfer is very unlikely to block content unnecessarily. For example Safesurfer would not block an article about......

  • Can you ‘switch off’ Safesurfer?

    Once you set up Safesurfer it stays activated 24/7. If you no longer require Safesurfer, it can be removed by simply undoing the settings provided in the Safesurfer setup. Note: We advise that you record your original DNS settings before you set-up Safesurfer. This ensures you......

  • What content does Safesurfer block and how?

    When Safesurfer is ‘switched on’ it protects your family against: Pornography Adult content Suicide and self-harm sites Viruses (note: you also need up to date security/anti-virus software installed) Spyware/Malware Phishing sites  It blocks the content by filtering the domain names and IP addresses of websites.......

  • 4 ways you can tell if Safesurfer is working

    So you’ve been through the Safesurfer setup, and configured your router correctly and think you have put Safesurfer in place. But how do you know for sure Safesurfer is keeping your family safe? Quick checks: Are you protected? 1. Green light on our setup page Don’t try any of the......

  • How does Safesurfer Work?

      Here’s the important bit: Humans use English, computers use 1’s and 0’s. Here’s the other important bit: You use Safesurfer to convert human English to 1’s and 0’s.  It is at this conversion point where we inspect the website and block or allow it.......

  • How to effectively block adult content on YouTube.

    It’s a fact, Kids love YouTube. With an estimated 4 billion plus videos watched each day, it’s easily one of the top daily visited websites on the Internet. But be warned, all is not well with YouTube. Like most of you I thought YouTube was......