This post first appeared on BeFullyWell.com. The word codependency has a bad rep these days. Many psychologists think the word stigmatizes spouses of adulterers or sexual addicts who are already traumatized by their partners’ sins. Telling these victimized...
In the new year, getting the right mindset is a prerequisite for intensifying a good relationships with God or bringing a dying one back to life. These 20 resources can stoke the spark into a flame.
At the most basic level, it is most certainly God who is in control, but does that equal control on all levels? Perhaps a better question is “What has God decided not to control?”
God uses relationships, finances, and our health to challenge our fears and draw us to the edge of our faith where the blessings await us.
We may not think of ourselves as idol worshipers, but when we allow other things to take God’s rightful place, we set up idols in our heart.
Having faith in God in the midst of the storm of a spouse’s sexual betrayal and recovery requires more than belief in Jesus. It requires action.
To recognize real repentance and its subsequent transforming process, we need to use the Bible as a standard and the scriptural definition of godly sorrow.
Sexually betrayed spouses can find peace, hope, security, and direction when they identify where they are in the big picture of the recovery process and make steady, upward progress.
God and his Son defined and exemplified a compassionate, boundary-rich love for us, the same love a sexual addict’s spouse is compelled and empowered to have even for an unrepentant partner.
Getting a good night’s sleep in the wake of your spouse’s sexual sin is achievable with a few practical strategies and a renewed devotion to emotional intimacy with your First Husband—God.