Surviving Stinkin’ Thinkin:’ Part 2

Over the last several weeks we have been deconstructing some of the lies wives of sex addicts (as well as their friends and spouses) are being told about “what she needs to be doing.”

A website that I have sent people to for years posted one extremely disappointing article in August. In that post Christians were told that in order to support the wife of a porn addict they need to:

Preach the gospel to her Remind her of grace Remind her to respect her husband Tell her that his sin is not about her (wow, something actually helpful) Encourage her to avoid withholding intimacy from him Pray with her (forget the fact that prayer from someone who has “preached at you” and given you a “gentle rebuke” for expressing her anger towards your husband is likely to feel more like spiritual abuse). Grace to

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