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Posted: Jan 27, 2016

Myths About Men's Sexuality—4

Myth 4

If men can't get enough sex from their wives, they will have no choice but to seek it elsewhere. This belief can be very dangerous and lead some men to very sinful extremes such as pornography and even affairs. We have found that some Christian men even use this belief to justify a habit of masturbating believing that "everybody does it" so it is the norm and nothing is wrong with it.
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Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Finding Safe Accountability as a Christian Leader

Part 1

Christian leaders live and minister inside a fishbowl where all their professional work and personal choices are constantly on public display. To function effectively, the Christian leader often operates from behind a "pastor mask". It's not that the mask is a ruse or fake, but it does have some necessary inauthenticity built-in when it comes to interacting with non-intimate relationships.
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Posted: Jan 20, 2016

Myths About Men's Sexuality—3

Myth 3

If men don't have an orgasm every 48-72 hours, they won't be able to stay sexually pure. One popular series of books about "everyman's" battle with sex advocates that women should realize how much men struggle with sex and that it is their obligation to help them by being regularly sexually available.
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Posted: Nov 30, 2015

Five Common Roots of Sexual Addiction

Part 5 - Mood Swings

The last common area, which I can relate to, is Mood-affective sexual addiction. This type is characterized by a pattern of using sex to placate or control the highs and lows of mood swings. The two most common medical diagnoses related to this pattern are depression and bipolar disorders. The fact is that sex addicts deal with mood issues at a rate of nearly 4 times the general male population 26% for the former, 7 for the latter.
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Posted: Nov 23, 2015

Five Common Roots of Sexual Addiction

Part 4 - Fear of Intimacy

Intimacy-aversive (sometimes called 'sexual anorexia' or 'intimacy anorexia') addicts have more trouble with "acting-in" than acting-out in the context of a relationship. This can be evidenced by behaviors that tend to sabotage or erode the intimacy in that primary romantic relationship: withdraw, withholding, blaming, shaming, avoiding, hiding, controlling, etc. Sound familiar?

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