Grace… in the Face of Betrayal

Those of you who have read Beyond Betrayal will know I’m a big believer in intimacy. Intimacy with God and others is, in my opinion the most important factor in healing from porn and sex addiction… and it’s a key component in healing from our...

The (Betrayal Trauma) Gap: Part 2

by Lynda Ward Today we finish off last week’s post by Lynda Ward on living in the gap between “yesterday and tomorrow” as betrayed wives/partners of sex addicts. Lynda continues with more on what she’s learned during her own time in “the...

The (Betrayal Trauma) Gap: Part 1

by Lynda Ward Whenever I’m asked to describe what trauma – especially betrayal trauma – is like, I say: Imagine going to bed one night, safe and secure in your own bedroom, in your favorite pajamas, snuggled under a warm blanket, inside the home...

Gaslighting Series: Part 4

By MJ Denis, LPC, LMFT Associate, CST, CCPS Figuring out that you have been gaslighted is often a mixed experience. On one hand, you may feel a sense of relief and validation. If you have been gaslighted, you may have felt confused, off balance, and at times even...

Gaslighting Series: Part 3

By MJ Denis, LPC, LMFT Associate, CST, CCPS Today, MJ continues her series on gaslighting with a look at three kinds of gaslighting. Thanks again, [MJ!]((http://crossroads-counseling.net/therapists/) Gaslighting is a term used to describe a set of behaviors one person...

Gaslighting Series: Part 2

We are very fortunate to have PSA therapist, MJ Denis, sharing over the next few weeks. Last week, MJ explained the phenomenon of gaslighting — a form of manipulation/emotional abuse that’s very familiar to many wives of sex addicts. MJ then went on to...