SA and Wife Blaming

Today’s post, the first in a two-part series, tackles a common myth circulating in the church, and beyond, that men wouldn’t “wander” (i.e. use porn, lust, act out sexually with others) if their wives were just working harder to please them...

His Resentment: Part 2

by Dan Drake, MFT, LPCC, CCPS-S, CSAT-S Today’s post by Dan follows on last week’s. Together the two were originally posted on the excellent Banyan Therapy website under the title, So He Needs You to be His Mom and then Later Resents You for it: The...

His Resentment: Part 1

by Dan Drake, MFT, LPCC, CCPS-S, CSAT-S This latest two-part post by Dan was originally posted on the excellent Banyan Therapy website under the title, So He Needs You to be His Mom and then Later Resents You for it: The impossible role some partners of sex addicts...

Sex Addiction: It’s More than a Statistic

by Donna Meredith Dixon, of A Door of Hope ministries. Headlines like “Sex addiction may affect 10 percent of men, survey finds: Women make up 40 percent of those affected,” are fairly common across news outlets and social media. However, for the most...

Grace… in its Place

This morning I woke up trying to pinpoint (not for the first time) what it is about a recent Christian movie on sex addiction that doesn’t sit right with me. The main message—that healing from addiction requires coming to realize God’s deep desire...

Betrayal Workbook & Prayer Bring Healing

Today’s post is from community member, Anna, in California. Anna wrote me this week to tell me about a resource she found extremely helpful in healing for her betrayal PTSD. Since this was a new resource to me I invited her to share her story and tell us about...