Pornography — whether used infrequently or as an addiction — is a big deal. And it can have a major impact on a marriage.
Restoring trust in light of your spouse’s pornography addiction
My story followed the typical progression of addiction to pornography: early exposure, addiction, escalation, desensitization and acting out sexually. Then one person’s response to my story changed my life.
Knowing the larger meaning and purpose of human sexuality helps us talk to our kids about masturbation.
There have been countless times I’ve had to respond to a parent’s pleas for help after they have just discovered their child has viewed pornography.
Forgiving a pornography user too quickly can hinder recovery because it avoids the problem. Bravely acknowledging the emotions associated with betrayal is imperative to the true forgiveness process.
God created the brain to bond sexually with one person: a spouse. When we understand how our brains really work, we’re free to enjoy God’s design and trust that it’s far better than we imagine.
Ultimately, pornography addicts are dependent on God for recovery. But certain patterns lead to healing, and others result in heartbreak.
After admitting your pornography addiction to your wife, you need to rebuild trust. Lots of men say the wrong thing. This guide will help you know what you should say and what you shouldn’t.
Michelle’s fiance admitted he had a problem with pornography. After they married, she thought the addiction was in the past, but he kept relapsing. This is Michelle’s story of hurt, help and hope.