Addiction Sucks!

If you’re reading this, you’re probably all too aware of this indelicate truth. There is no arguing that being addicted to anything is destined to provide some of life’s most intense challenges—for the struggler, for the spouse, AND for the family and friends that are trying to figure it all out. Realizing that someone you…

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3 Simple Steps to Less Shame

Less Shame

Shame is a burden that none of us needs to carry. Working through the following steps will help eliminate the extensive effects of carrying shame. 1. ANALYZE THE SITUATION • Step back from the problem that lead to the shame and view it in a different light—reframe it. • Look at the external factors that…

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Is It My Fault?

It is a natural human tendency to try to find something to blame for our problems. It is no different with sexual addiction. There’s a belief held by many that their behavior is somehow the fault of their spouse (or lack of a spouse). Married people convince themselves that if their husband or wife was…

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Women Can Struggle Too

Sexual addiction is not just a men’s problem. It is estimated that a minimum of 15-20% of all women struggle with sexual addiction—even in the Christian community—and it appears that that number is on the rise. Statistics show that nearly one third of the visitors to pornographic websites are women. Others act out in a…

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Too Much to Handle?

Sometimes we hear untruths repeated so many times that we begin to believe that they are true. It can happen in our own lives when someone continually tells us we are stupid or lazy or worthless. If we hear it often enough we begin to accept it as truth. It also happens in the Christian…

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