e-mail address change to help prevent a slip

Submitted by Orchid on
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One thing I've done to help with some triggers is to change my e-mail address.

I was constantly tempted by old sites contacting me, or people I knew sending me inappropriate e-mails. My last slip, the most disturbing slip, was because I checked an old e-mail account.

If you have important contacts you use from an e-mail account, give them your new address. If they ask why you're changing, explain that there is just too much spam. Then don't look back! :)

This happened to me with a

This happened to me with a porn site I had previously subscribed to contacting me and offering a half price discount if I were to join them again. It was eligible for over a month, giving me plenty of time to dwell upon it and for the idea to take root.