About This Episode Download Podcast Episode So this question came in from a wife: “My husband said he would never look at porn again. Why does he continue? I don’t understand why he won’t take ownership for his life, his issues, his shit, and clean up his mess.” So they’re kind of two... Read more »
About This Episode In today’s Whiteboard Session, Steven Luff, co-author of Pure Eyes: a Man’s Guide to Sexual Integrity and creator of the X3Pure 30-Days to Purity on-line recovery program, answers a question we get a lot: what’s behind my compulsive behavior and how do I stop it? Steve uses the whiteboard to share a new and... Read more »
When a couple gets married, they know a lot about one another. But their relationship winds up being built as much upon their lack of knowledge about one another as it is upon that existing knowledge. Couples walk into every marriage with a set of assumptions and expectations about their spouse that will inevitably bring... Read more »
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I wish you were here right now, so I could look you in the eyes, take you by the hand, and assure you of a few things that I think you need to hear. I would begin by telling you how terribly sorry I am that you even need to read this blog post. I... Read more »
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Webster’s defines oxymoron as “a combination of contradictory or incongruous words.” Here are a few of my favorite: Freezer burn, pretty ugly, loose tights, soft rock, numb feeling, minor crisis, only choice, growing smaller, random order, jumbo shrimp, and quite possibly the most wickedly ingenious phrase ever devised by evil marketers and foisted upon unsuspecting consumers like us:... Read more »
Do you really want to know how to help your spouse the most during his or her recovery from porn addiction? Work on your own recovery. Sounds kind of backward, doesn’t it? Well, it isn’t. In fact, it is the exact thing that you need to do at this exact moment in your life. The... Read more »
Honeymoons seem to be both the most precious but underwhelming experience of married life. From my own experience, and countless stories I’ve heard, there’s something deeply sacred about beginning a marriage, but the actual honeymoon experience can be somewhat disheartening. Sharing space and sex with another human often isn’t what young couples expect, and it’s... Read more »
I rarely use my emergency brake. It’s mostly flat where I live along the coast. Sea level, for the most part, is level. But every once in awhile, for some inexplicable reason, I’ll park my car and depress the emergency brake pedal — shove that baby to the floor! You can already guess what’s coming.... Read more »
Sexual betrayal in a relationship causes a multitude of issues. There are couples who decide to separate for a period of time, in order to give space for healing. This is totally normal and ok to do. Many couples get back together after being separated. Unfortunately, other marriages end in divorce. Either way, I want... Read more »
“John” came into the counseling office looking very despondent. “I don’t understand what happened this week,” he said. “’Jane’ had been doing so well and I have not seen her angry in more than a month. Then she just exploded. Crying, throwing things, cursing at me. I thought we were good. What happened?” “John” is... Read more »