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June 22, 2018

Topics: Adult Children, Estrangement, Sexual Abuse, Father Issues, Drug Addiction, Schizophrenia

Caller Questions: 1. How do I handle the email from my four adult kids to stay away from them? 2. I found out my dad raped my sister 40yrs ago; how do I deal with this? 3. My 28yo son is addicted to meth and says God is OK with it. 4. My wife is schizophrenic and won’t take her meds; what should I do? 5. What is my role to help my 20yo drug-addict grandson and his enabling mother?

June 21, 2018

Topics: Making Decisions, Fear, Adult Children, Disappointment, Drug Addiction, Enabling

Caller Questions: 1. We moved away from family and then my mom died and my husband had a stroke; should we move back? 2. I am paranoid that people think I’m gay; how do I control those thoughts? 3. Both of my adult children are living with their partners, and I don’t like it. 4. How do I deal with the disappointment of how my court case ended with my sexual abuser? 5. My 41yo son is in the hospital for drug use; how do I stop enabling him?

June 20, 2018

Topics: Sexual Intimacy, Father Issues, Connection, Homosexuals, Parenting

Caller Questions: 1. How do I approach my husband about his erectile dysfunction? It’s been 2yrs since we had sex. 2. I don’t have an emotional connection with my father; how do I connect with him? 3. As a pastor, I appreciate your show and your ability to listen to problems every day! 4. My 15yo son thinks he is gay; where do we draw the line on acceptance and boundaries?

June 19, 2018

Topics: Parenting, Anger, Pornography, Forgiveness, Divorce, Drug Addiction

Caller Questions: 1. How do we get control of our out-of-control 16yo daughter? 2. Should I stay or leave my rageful husband who is critical and says I overreact? 3. How can I be forgiven for my porn after confessing to God? 4. My wife took off and is living with another woman; do I have grounds for divorce? 5. Should I allow my 5yo granddaughter to see her drug-addicted mother?

June 18, 2018

Topics: Parenting, Anger, Narcissists, Friendship, Betrayal, Adult Children, In-laws, Divorce

Caller Questions: 1. I yell at my 3yo son before I think; is there help for me? 2. Should I divorce or separate from my abusive narcissist husband? 3. How do I move on after my girlfriend lied and falsely accused me? 4. My 22yo son is angry about everything; how do I respond and not react? 5. Should I move out of my son’s home after I told him his girlfriend may have had an affair? 6. Am I free to remarry even if there was no infidelity in my marriage?

June 15, 2018

Topics: Dating, Fear, Christian Walk, Separation, Sexual Integrity, Narcissists

Caller Questions: 1. I get fearful when a dating relationship ends, but I also get fearful if it gets too serious. 2. Is it OK for a Christian to enter bodybuilding competitions? 3. I feel alone in my marriage; will I still feel alone if I leave my husband? 4. What do I do after finding my husband’s “I love you” text to a woman? 5. At 79yrs old, when should I tell a potential internet date that I do not want sex? 6. I think I am a female narcissist; what now?

June 14, 2018

Topics: Church Life, Borderline, Sexual Abuse, Adult Children, Lying

Caller Questions: 1. My pastor told me God doesn’t want anything to do with me because I’ve been married 3 times. 2. How do I deal with my borderline husband after 20yrs of marriage? 3. My son told my adult daughter that he molested her when she was 4yo and now she is angry. 4. My 20yo daughter is seeing a 37yo man and drinking; how can I help her? 5. I was in a serious car accident; why do I lie about myself to make me feel better?

June 13, 2018

Topics: Emotional Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Abuse, Passive/Aggressive

Caller Questions: 1. My family member’s husband is emotionally abusive and may get physical; how can I help? 2. What should I do when my wife is verbally abusive due to her breast cancer diagnosis? 3. How can I deal with a passive/aggressive emotionally abusive husband? 4. Comment: I have a law enforcement background, and the first priority in an abusive situation is to keep the children safe. 5. How do I detach from my separated husband who is emotionally and physically abusive? 6. My husband says I say hurtful things; why do I push him away?

June 12, 2018

Topics: Dating, Sexual Addiction, Intimacy, Alcohol, Custody, Divorce, Adult Children, Aging Parents

Caller Questions: 1. A boyfriend cheated on me and said it was sex addiction; is that a cop out? 2. My husband of 4yrs has intimacy issues and we have not had sex; what can I do? 3. Should I try to get custody of the kids after my alcoholic wife filed for divorce? 4. My alcoholic son is sober 30 days and his girlfriend is pregnant; should we take them in? 5. How do I help my elderly mother who is slipping into dementia?

June 11, 2018

Topics: Pornography, Anxiety, Add, Counseling, Forgiveness, Depression

Caller Questions: 1. I struggle with pornography when I am off my anxiety medication; is there a correlation? 2. My daughter-in-law was diagnosed with ADD; is it a mother/daughter thing or something else? 3. New Life Live has helped me over these 25yrs of listening and directed me to a great therapist! 4. How do I love my enemy? 5. What help can I offer to my wife who is depressed?

June 8, 2018

Topics: Suicide, Parenting, Grief, Depression, Intimacy, Trust, Christian Walk

Caller Questions: 1. At what age do you tell kids that the death of a family member was due to suicide? 2. How do you comfort a family that lost a loved one to suicide? 3. My 19yo duaghter chose suicide and the family turned against me. 4. My husband committed suicide 14yrs ago after doctors took him off depression meds. 5. After 1yr of my husband’s sex addiction recovery, how do we work on intimacy and trust? 6. I am a survivor of suicide 40yrs ago; my life was given back to me by the mercy of God!

June 7, 2018

Topics: Alcohol, Separation, Siblings, Difficult Conversations, Parenting, Reconnection

Caller Questions: 1. I have been an alcoholic for 30yrs, and I am devastated my wife just left me. 2. Can I ask my brother to pay for my counseling as restitution for a lie he told 50yrs ago? 3. My estranged spouse is keeping my young adult daughters from me; how do I reach them?

June 6, 2018

Topics: Forgiveness, Sexual Integrity, Difficult Conversations, Parenting, Self Worth, Pornography,

Caller Questions: 1. Why won’t my wife let go of a possible impropriety situation before we married? 2. How do I ask my dad to not take business calls while I am visiting? 3. How do I keep from transfering my unhealthy attachment styles to my kids? 4. Is there help for restoring my wife’s trust after lying to her about my porn addiction?

June 5, 2018

Topics: Divorce, Affairs, Alcohol, Aging Parents, Sexual Abuse, Self Worth

Caller Questions: 1. I’m confused about what you said on a previous program regarding affairs and divorce. 2. Should I support my 88yo mother and alcoholic brother who want to caretake each other? 3. I am addicted to love and sexual addiction; how do I love myself and be myself?

June 4, 2018

Topics: Hoarding, Sexual Integrity, Pornography, Trust, Betrayal

Caller Questions: 1. What causes me to hoard things? 2. My husband was inappropriately flirting in text messages with another woman. 3. I just disclosed my porn use to my unsuspecting wife; how do I regain her trust? 4. Is it a betrayal to secretly look at your spouse’s phone?