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February 23, 2018

Topics: Pornography, Separation, Depression, Christian Walk, Childhood Issues, Sexual Abuse, Dating,

Caller Questions: 1. My wife left me due to my porn addiction; what can I do to get love back? 2. How can I help my friend who feels like God has left him? 3. I was prostituted as a child; how can I put the trauma behind me and get unstuck? 4. My boyfriend thinks sex is OK because we have both been married before; is he right?

February 22, 2018

Topics: OCD, Parenting, Prison, Forgiveness, Sex Addiction, Physical Abuse, Drug Addiction, Anger, A

Caller Questions: 1. I suffer from religious OCD; how do I stop the constant thoughts of condemnation? 2. How do I motivate my 14yo son to get up for school? 3. I contracted HIV from my husband, and I hate him for not talking about how he got it. 4. After 6mos of separation, should I continue to wait for my sex-addict husband? 5. Should I divorce my violent husband who is a meth addict? 6. What should I do when my 38yo son loses his temper?

February 21, 2018

Topics: Marriage, Communication, Dating, Parenting, Pornography, Anger

Caller Questions: 1. How should I pursue conflict resolution with my wife? 2. Is it a disadvantage for a 30yo man to not have much dating experience? 3. My 13yo daughter was caught watching porn; when do I give her cell phone back? 4. I fear my rageaholic husband after 6yrs of marriage.

February 20, 2018

Topics: Parenting, Adult Children, Affairs, Pornography, Sexual Intimacy, Narcissist, Marriage, Inti

Caller Questions: 1. How can I help my 12yo daughter to choose better music and stop using inappropriate language? 2. My son is having an affair and watching porn; how do I minister to him? 3. Is there hope for my narcissist husband to get better or should he move out? 4. Comment: Thank you to the speakers and the counselors for the Intimacy in Marriage Weekend!

February 19, 2018

Topics: Church Life, Parenting, Pornography, Lying

Caller Questions: 1. Is it biblical for our bus ministry to stop bringing three unruly kids to our youth group? 2. How do I keep from going back to watching lesbian porn? 3. How do I deal with my wife’s over-protection of our son? 4, Where do you draw the line between porn and TV shows that have sex and nudity? 5. How can the parents of my 9yo grandson stop his lying?

February 16, 2018

Topics: Christian Walk, Depression, Cutting, Parenting, Aggression, Pornography

Caller Questions: 1. How can I know my relationship with Jesus is true and I am not blaspheming the Holy Spirit? 2. Is it normal to want to self-harm sometimes while managing my depression? 3. My 10yo adopted son has aggression towards me; what type of counseling does he need? 4. How can I support my 82yo husband who is angry after his stroke and won’t give up porn?

February 15, 2018

Topics: Fear, Grief, Tragedy, Trauma, Evil, Forgiveness

Caller Questions: 1. How can I help my 15yo grandchild who fears for his own safety after reporting a fellow student with a gun? 2. Comment: We need to discuss the demonic aspect of what influenced the Florida shooter. 3. Is it natural to feel numb about the Florida school shooting? 4. Comment: There is a need to look at the source of these shootings and to be more sympathetic with people. 5. Comment: Social media has played a role in radicalizing and desensitizing kids.

February 14, 2018

Topics: Borderline Personality Disorder, Abandonment, Siblings, Parenting, Separation

Caller Questions: 1. I have a lot of borderline traits; how can I deal with my abandonment issues? 2. When do you say I am done with you to a sister who is bipolar and borderline? 3. How can I protect our 10yo daughter from my ex-husband’s borderline issues? 4. Going through an ugly custody battle; how do I deal with my borderline wife? 5. My 31yo daughter is probably borderline; how do I talk to her about it? 6. I have borderline symptoms; what is my next step? 7. How can I help my 9yo daughter not be affected by her borderline mom?

February 13, 2018

Topics: Pornography, Marriage, Alcohol, Grief, Fear, Shame

Caller Questions: 1. My 16yo nephew found porn pictures of his mother; is there a way I can help him? 2. My wife is 15yrs younger than me and wants out; what shall I do? 3. Is there hope for lasting sobriety for my alcoholic husband? 4. My 27yo son was murdered by his girlfriend; did God let this happen because of me?

February 12, 2018

Topics: Intimacy, Marriage, Porn, Affairs, Friendship, Trust, Childhood Abuse

Caller Questions: 1. My wife of 8yrs says she has never loved me; how do I cope? 2. How can I have a better marriage after 5yrs and stop reacting to my husband? 3. Should I divorce my porn-addicted husband? 4. How can I help a friend at church who cheated on his wife? 5. I am struggling with trust after childhood abuse.

February 9, 2018

Topics: Sexual Integrity, Marijuana, Dating, Widows, Father Issues

Caller Questions: 1. I am struggling to connect with my wife after Every Man’s Battle; what can I do better? 2. My husband says marijuana is OK; is there anything in the Bible about that? 3. After being widowed 3yrs ago by suicide, is it the right thing to pursue marriage? 4. I went to the Restore workshop, but my husband won’t go to a workshop; what’s next? 5. Should I leave my husband for his sexual integrity issues?

February 8, 2018

Topics: Parenting, ADHD, Autism, Difficult Conversations, Drug Addiction, Christian Walk, Sex Addict

Caller Questions: 1. Our autistic 16yo son with ADHD runs our lives; how do I reclaim being the mom? 2. How do I tell my daughter I am going back to my ex-husband? 3. Does God hear my prayers even though I am an opioid addict? 4. Should I divorce my sex-addicted spouse?

February 7, 2018

Topics: Sexual Integrity, Trust, Affairs, Drug Addiction, Alcohol, Grief, Dating, Adult Children

Caller Questions: 1. Comment: The Every Man’s Battle book saved our marriage! 2. How do I show my wife that I can be faithful and honest after betraying her? 3. My alcoholic, heroin-addicted brother-in-law thinks he is fine; how do I help him? 4. How long should one wait to marry after a spouse dies? 5. How does a father guide his 24yo son after he confessed he is grinding with his girlfriend?

February 6, 2018

Topics: Self-worth, Parent Issues, Dating, Narcissists, Adult Children, Sexual Integrity

Caller Questions: 1. How do I say no to a parent that I’m enmeshed with? 2. How do I navigate through a break-up when we go to the same church? 3. As a single 33yo female, should I move back with my parents and rent a room as they requested? 4. Interview with Shelley Martinkus, presenter at the Restore Workshop for betrayed women. 5. I am bipolar married to a narcissist; how do I escape feeling trapped? 6. My 24yo daughter is stripping; how do I repair the distance we now have in our relationship?

February 5, 2018

Topics: Dating, Affairs, Trust, Marriage, Divorce, Forgiveness, Grandparenting, Controllers, Anger,

Caller Questions: 1. How do I start dating after ten years of being single? 2. Will I ever get past the pain of my husband’s affairs if he thinks he is fixed? 3. My wife wants a divorce but won’t file; is there hope for us? 4. How do I forgive my husband for four affairs and passing on an STD? 5. What support can we give my 21yo granddaughter who has a controlling mother and angry father?