Emotional Dependency: A Woman’s Personal Story

Emotional Dependency: A Woman’s Personal Story

When I was growing up, I didn’t have very close relationships with either of my parents. My father was always working and was the designated disciplinarian. My mother was one of those mothers who would say, “Just wait until your father gets home!” I was born 3rd out...
I Was Caught Looking at Porn By My Wife

I Was Caught Looking at Porn By My Wife

100% Truth; 100% Grace These words mean so much to me, and I use them as the guidepost for myself and my family. In March of 2001, I had just married the most amazing woman in the world. She was kind, innocent, we shared our faith tradition, and she deeply loved God....
I Was Abused. What Can I Do to Get Help?

I Was Abused. What Can I Do to Get Help?

What is Abuse? Abuse occurs when a person in power or authority over another person uses that power or authority to gratify their own needs. This is at the expense of the weaker person, with ongoing detrimental effects to both parties, especially the victim....
When Teen Pregnancy Hits Home

When Teen Pregnancy Hits Home

What do you do when the unexpected hits home?  Many years ago, after returning home from being out of town for a funeral, my 16-year old daughter and her boyfriend told us she was pregnant.  It was a conversation that we were not expecting to have. As time progressed...