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August 12, 2022

August 12, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Dr. John Townsend

Caller Questions: 1. My brother was hazed by the youth group and sexually harassed in our church; I was bullied there. Should I confront church leadership? 2. Is it a sin for me to walk away from my husband after he’s lied to me throughout our 12yr marriage? 3. I’m a single mom of a 4yo son and want a good male role model for him; should I date or wait? 4. What should I do if I’ve asked my physically and verbally abusive husband to leave, but he won’t?

August 11, 2022

August 11, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions: 1. My mom hates me and my dad; she has slandered me for decades. What do I do? 2. Our 18yo daughter has been a source of conflict for us, and now that she has moved out, my husband moved into a different room.

August 10, 2022

August 10, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Dr. John Townsend

Caller Questions: 1. What should I do if my friend always goes against everything I say? 2. My daughter won't let me see my grandkids. You said to write a letter to her, but she hasn't responded. What now? 3. I left my porn-addicted husband last weekend, but he started counseling and wants me to move back. What do I do? 4. How do I have a biblical marriage if I found out my husband cheated on me right before we got married and is looking at porn?

August 9, 2022

August 9, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Dr. John Townsend

Caller Questions: 1. I share custody of my 9yo daughter with her dad but haven't seen her much in 3yrs because of COVID; what do I do? 2. I've been a single parent for 33yrs. My ex-husband told me not to ask for support, so I went to the Lord and He provided! 3. As a single parent, how do I explain to my kids I can't afford something?

August 8, 2022

August 8, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions: 1. Am I missing anything with my alcoholic husband who has been sober 2yrs, but he gets angry and blames me? 2. How do I get a grasp on my emotions when my husband filed for divorce and is now dating and posting on social media? 3. Is my pastor schizophrenic? He never says hello and plays the same music. 4. How can we help buffer our 7yo grandson from pain if his mom is in and out of relationships and invites men into the home?

August 5, 2022

August 5, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Becky Brown, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions: 1. My husband has been physically abusive the last 2yrs; how do I help him heal? 2. Last summer I found out my husband was molesting our 10yo granddaughter, and he is in jail for 7yrs. I’m very sad; is that where I should be? 3. How can my daughter get married and not invite me? I married an abusive narcissist who threatened her, and it hurt our relationship. 4. My friend’s 17yo son is severely depressed and attempted suicide last year; what should she do? 5. How can I go back and forgive? I was hurt from a boyfriend decades ago and never married because I can’t develop relationships with men.

August 4, 2022

August 4, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Dr. Alice Benton, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions: 1. Can you talk about the verse in Romans that says God demonstrated His love while we were still sinning? 2. How do I have a solid relationship with my bonus child? Since the pandemic, my stepdaughter has been very distant from me. 3. I had three affairs. How do I handle my wife committing suicide and my daughters blaming me? 4. Our 40yo son still lives at home and has Asperger’s. How do we help him become independent?

August 3, 2022

August 3, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Dr. Connie Clark

Caller Questions: 1. My daughter has a blended family with five kids and is doing it well by being committed in prayer and allowing the kids to share their feelings. 2. We didn't go into a blended family healed, and now my adult sons are estranged because of my husband's alcoholism. What can we do? 3. My stepson and I struggled until he asked me to teach him powerlifting. 4. How do I support my granddaughters? During my son's first marriage, he had an affair and ended up divorcing and marrying her. She doesn't accept his kids.

August 2, 2022

August 2, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Becky Brown, Dr. Jacqui Mack-Harris

Caller Questions: 1. I'm a pastor but don't have a counseling background; how do I help a husband in my church who has had emotional affairs? tweet this episode of New Life Live How can I understand my husband in his older age? He's almost 70yo and is getting angrier as he ages. tweet this episode of New Life Live My husband is having an affair and moved in with her two months ago; how do I forgive and move on? tweet this episode of New Life Live I wanted to make a comment about what Scripture says about forgiveness.

August 1, 2022

August 1, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Dr. Alice Benton, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions: 1. My friend's teen daughter told me that she was sexually assaulted; when is the safest and healthiest time to let the parents know? 2. My adult son struggles with drug addiction and was very upset when I got divorced and remarried; how do I deal with this? 3. What do I do for my 17yo son who just got a DUI?

July 29, 2022

July 29, 2022 • Chris Williams, Becky Brown, Dr. Alice Benton

Caller Questions: 1. I have a lot going on with my husband’s recovery from a coma, repairing my relationship with my dad, and starting a non-profit. 2. How do I deal with my anxiety when my wife goes out dancing? I feel like my marriage is going to fall apart. 3. My husband has lung cancer after 7mos of marriage, and I lost my first husband to cancer. Why do I feel so alone and abandoned? 4. Do I continue helping my brother with cancer financially if he blows through his own money?

July 28, 2022

July 28, 2022 • Becky Brown, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Jim Burns

Caller Questions: 1. My 37yo daughter is very condescending; how do I talk with her without fighting? 2. How do I know when to cut ties with family? We called the cops on my drunk dad when he hit my 17yo sister. 3. My 19yo son broke up with his girlfriend because his feelings changed when he stopped watching porn; did a chemical reaction cause his feelings to change? 4. I get overwhelmed easily and have a hard time focusing. 5. My 30yo daughter is in a drug addiction treatment center and lost custody of her two children; how can I be encouraging and not reactionary?

July 27, 2022

July 27, 2022 • Becky Brown, Dr. Alice Benton, Chris Williams

Caller Questions: 1. Is life worth living with all my depression and anxiety? 2. What is the balance between biting your tongue and speaking up? Our daughter-in-law told us not to talk to our son, then he died by suicide. 3. How can I deal with my mother-in-law who hates my guts after I caught my husband in several affairs and had him leave? 4. I’m married less than a year to a narcissist who yells and physically abuses me; how do I have a conversation when he won’t talk to me?

July 26, 2022

July 26, 2022 • Becky Brown, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Jim Burns

Caller Questions: 1. My 27yo stepdaughter posts on social media about her dislike of me and my daughter; at what point do I leave the marriage? 2. What’s the best way to raise my teens if my husband had several affairs and left, but my teens blame me? 3. My sister is in a relationship with a woman who is going to have a sex change. Are we doing the right thing for our children by taking a step back? 4. I have custody of my 14yo grandson who was in a juvenile detention center; how do I talk to his mother?

July 25, 2022

July 25, 2022 • Steve Arterburn, Dr. Alice Benton, Marc Cameron

Caller Questions: 1. How do I share with someone about my ex-husband’s infidelity when it makes me feel sick? 2. What is the rule of discipline when watching my young grandkids? 3. I’ve been divorced for 5yrs and in my sixties; what are some guidelines for dating? 4. We found hard porn on our 16yo son’s phone; now what do we do? 5. I have anxiety and agoraphobia that makes me afraid to drive; are there private driver services for people like me?