His and Her Resentment

This week one of the themes that has come up a lot in my counseling work is resentment and offense. This got me thinking, praying and researching this topic. I share my reflections about how there is a trap of offense and resentment laid out for both the betrayed and...

Is Porn Use Grounds for Divorce: Part 2

This post is a continuation from last week’s excellent article by Moana Leenders. Porneia Jesus says, in Matthew 5:32, and 19:9, “I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality [porneia], makes her commit adultery...

Is Porn Use Grounds for Divorce?

by: Moana Leenders “Secret betrayal is the ultimate relational injustice.” Dr Jake Porter There is an interpretation of Scripture that suggests that using pornography is not grounds for separation or divorce. Christian women betrayed by their husbands in...

10 Things I Hate…Part 6

As we begin the process of wrapping up the 10 Things I Hate About Your Addiction series we are going to take a look at two related character traits often found in sex addicts: pride (this week) and narcissism (next week). Pride “I hate pride and...

10 Things I Hate…Part 5

This week the Ten Things I Hate about Your Addiction series continues with a look at apathy. For those of you who might be new to the series, to date we’ve looked at how sex addiction frequently goes hand-in-hand with: lying/hiding and anger (part 1)fear and...

10 Things I Hate… Part 1

Betrayal wounds. Terribly. However, those of us walking with women on the journey to healing from betrayal often hear how it’s not just his betrayal that is harming them. There’s something about discovering our husband’s sexual/porn addiction that...