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WHAT DO COUPLES FIGHT ABOUT? YOU’LL BE SHOCKED BY THE ANSWER

Communication

All couples fight. And it feels as if we’re fighting about something. But when we look at our conflicts, they can sound pretty insignificant. Big things don’t ensnare us as often as the little things.

September 12, 2022

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ENCOURAGING WORDS FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN CHEATED ON

Infidelity

Discovering infidelity in marriage can be devastating. How can you come alongside and encourage a friend who has been cheated on?

May 24, 2022

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DEALING WITH YOUR CHILD’S DIVORCE

Emotional Health

It’s hard to describe the pain of walking through your child’s divorce. Here are some ways to deal with the hurt and be a safe place and a firm foundation for them.

March 21, 2022

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DANCING ON THE EDGE

Infidelity

You think it won’t happen to you, can’t happen to you. You think, There’s no way. Not me! Think again.

January 19, 2022

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THE PROBLEMS OF PORNOGRAPHY: SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION AND BEYOND

Communication

NO PORN NOVEMBER:

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is not new, but ED is no longer occurring only in middle-aged and older men. Many men with ED are under 40. Research suggests this might be the result of pornography addiction.

November 30, 2021

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HOW PORNOGRAPHY IMPACTS MARRIAGE

Infidelity

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Pornography — whether used infrequently or as an addiction — is a big deal. And it can have a major impact on a marriage.

November 28, 2021

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR HUSBAND’S PORN CONFESSION

Communication

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Relational problems often get worse before they get better. Some husbands wait weeks after the discovery of porn use before they admit to additional bad behavior. Here’s what wives need to know.

November 26, 2021

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HOW PORNOGRAPHY PREVENTS INTIMACY IN YOUR MARRIAGE

Communication

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Does viewing pornography as a couple enhance intimacy in marriage? Marital sexuality is to be exclusive. So, pornography not only decreases true intimacy in marriage but actually prevents it.

November 22, 2021

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THE IMPORTANCE OF VULNERABILITY IN FIGHTING PORNOGRAPHY ADDICTION

Communication

NO PORN NOVEMBER:

You can’t keep hiding. You can’t kick the habit on your own; no one can. If you really want to be free, you’re going to have to open up to others. You’re going to have to learn to be vulnerable.

November 18, 2021

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PORNOGRAPHY ADDICTS MIGHT BE AVOIDING TRUE INTIMACY

Infidelity

NO PORN NOVEMBER:

Pornography can be an unhealthy substitution for sex with one’s spouse, but often it’s a symptom of a deeper issue and a way to cope with unresolved pain. The user may be avoiding true intimacy.

November 14, 2021

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5 REASONS TO TELL YOUR SPOUSE ABOUT YOUR PORN PROBLEM

Emotional Health

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You’re ready to quit using pornography. Should you tell your spouse about your struggle? Ask yourself, If I maintain the secret, is that really the intimacy I’ve always longed for in my marriage?

November 10, 2021

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WHEN YOUR HUSBAND CONFESSES ADDICTION TO PORNOGRAPHY

Communication

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Meg was devastated by her husband’s confession, but her response initiated a new level of intimacy with God for her. Now she ministers to women devastated by their husbands’ poor sexual choices.

November 8, 2021

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THE TRUTH ABOUT EMOTIONAL AFFAIRS

Infidelity

Emotional affairs venture into dangerous territory. They may not lead to physical involvement, but can still devastate marriages.

November 7, 2021

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A PORN ADDICT’S WIFE: FEELING INADEQUATE AND UNWANTED

Infidelity

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Karen was raised in a dysfunctional home where family members did not discuss issues. But as painful as talking about her husband’s use of pornography was, Karen simply could not ignore it.

November 6, 2021

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SHOULD YOU TELL YOUR SPOUSE ABOUT YOUR PORN PROBLEM?

Communication

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Counselors have seen that the major benefits of truth-telling are worth enduring the challenges. Before you tell your spouse about your secret past, you have to admit a few things to yourself.

November 6, 2021

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HOW TO TELL YOUR SPOUSE ABOUT YOUR PORN PROBLEM

Infidelity

NO PORN NOVEMBER:

How do you tell your spouse about your porn addiction? More often than not, the best choice is to meet with a professional and let him or her walk you through this process.

November 5, 2021

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RESTORING TRUST AFTER PORNOGRAPHY ADDICTION

Communication

NO PORN NOVEMBER:

Restoring trust in light of your spouse’s pornography addiction

November 4, 2021

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HOW TO OVERCOME PORN ADDICTION AND RESTORE RELATIONSHIPS

Communication

NO PORN NOVEMBER:

Forgiving a pornography user too quickly can hinder recovery because it avoids the problem. Bravely acknowledging the emotions associated with betrayal is imperative to the true forgiveness process.

November 1, 2021

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CAN SUMMER VACATIONS FIX MARRIAGE PROBLEMS?

Infidelity

Thinking that summertime fun will fix your marriage problems is unrealistic. But you can use the optimism of the season to improve your relationship.

July 21, 2021

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TOUGH LOVE IN ADULT RELATIONSHIPS: WHAT IT IS, WHAT IT’S NOT, AND HOW TO USE IT

Emotional Health

 

 

My husband’s problem with porn is destroying him, me, our marriage, and our family. Friends who care about both of us tell me to use tough love with him. But then I read articles that say it’s the wrong approach — that compassion and patience would be better. What should I do?

February 18, 2021

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AVOIDING AND ENDING AN AFFAIR

Infidelity

 

 

Meeting your spouse’s needs is one way to avoid infidelity.

December 31, 2020

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RECOVERING FROM AN AFFAIR

Infidelity

 

 

Whether you or your spouse recently confessed extramarital affair, we want to help you recover from the affair amid this overwhelming pain.

December 31, 2020