Rebuilding Your Marriage After Traumatizing Sex

Rebuilding Your Marriage After Traumatizing Sex

God intended married sex to be life-giving – mutual, satisfying, exciting, comforting, bonding, nourishing, joyful. Evil has so hijacked sex, even married sex, that it’s too often become life-destroying – exploitative, demeaning, or even violent. If sex in your marriage has been life-destroying, rebuilding your marriage will be a challenging process.

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To the Wife Traumatized by Married Sex

To the Wife Traumatized by Married Sex

Just because sex happens within marriage doesn’t always mean it’s good. God designed sex to be a beautiful life-giving nurturing experience between husband and wife. But evil has so hijacked sex that what God intended for good has too often been used to steal, kill, and destroy – even in marriage. This article is not for everyone. But if you’re a wife traumatized by married sex, keep reading.

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Hiding and Intimacy: They Cannot Coexist

Hiding and Intimacy: They Cannot Coexist

Are you aware of how you are hiding? You are hiding, you know, whether you think you are or not. That is, unless you’ve found complete and total transformation in Jesus and are fully formed in His image. Otherwise, you’re hiding. Hiding and intimacy cannot coexist. And you need intimacy. So it’s time to stop hiding. But how do you do that?

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Becoming a Recovering People-Pleaser

Becoming a Recovering People-Pleaser

The trap of people-pleasing is an easy one to fall into. I’m sure personality has something to do with it. So do early childhood experiences, the “lessons” you unconsciously learned before you knew you were learning them. Healthy relationships require that you care about others. But if you want to live Fully Alive, or accomplish anything of value for God or others, you will have to become a recovering people-pleaser.

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