Friday, December 20, 2013
Well-seasoned advice from a husband on how to respond when your spouse is struggling
By Dr. Harry W. Schaumburg
Typically the event doesn't start with a confession, but by discovering your husband has a secret problem with lust, masturbation, and pornography. Faced with horrifying acts of betrayal, your reactions may range from sadness to depression, anger to rage, to sexual disinterest, to having an affair. Obviously, this is a relational problem between you and your husband; it's a breach of trust with the love of your life. You promised to forsake all others when you said, "I do." Very few couples getting married recognize that all marriages are a fragile covenant consummated by two sinners with seemingly good intentions. While strong love and commitment go a long way, it's never enough—sin is always going to express itself with some level of hurt and pain. It's always the grace of God that ultimately makes any marriage survive unfaithfulness and become more meaningful and glorifying to God. continue reading >>
To find healing, you have to come out from hiding.
Dr. Juli Slattery
Studies show more than 20 percent of Christian women are addicted to pornography, and I was one of them—here's how I escaped my guilt and shame.