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Posted: Mar 16, 2018

3 Ways You Can Be Single and Sexual

for women

Did you know that single women are sexual? That your sexuality has nothing to do with whether or not you are having sex? As ridiculous as it sounds, many Christians grow up thinking that they will magically become sexual when they get married. 

Singles are sexual beings created in the image of God. Your sexuality is not compartmentalized, waiting for marriage; it's integrated into all the aspects of your being—intellectual, emotional, relational, and spiritual. It's a core part of who God created you to be.

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Posted: Aug 26, 2016

From Bitter to Sweet

Ashamed, alone, damaged, perverted, twisted, abnormal, and did I mention alone? These are just a few of the negative emotions I had as a female who was sexually addicted.  For 23 years I struggled in secret with masturbation; then masturbation and porn; and eventually masturbation, porn and anonymous sexual encounters.  All of this while living a double life.  On week nights I would teach Bible Studies, minister to new believers, and was even a Sunday School teacher.  Was I a hypocrite?  Some would say yes.  Actually, I was just a believer that really loved Jesus, but was clueless about how to manage the addiction that I had become trapped in since I was 11 years old.

 

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Posted: Sep 18, 2015

What if We Allowed ourselves to Feel?

I am a recovering female sex addict. I still struggle when I use that term—it does such a poor job of defining what I actually struggle with. It makes me feel misunderstood and I feel that old, familiar feeling of shame trying to creep in. But here’s the thing: it’s just a term and it doesn’t define who I am; it provides me with insight and awareness of why I and struggling and what I need to do to change that.
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Posted: Jul 15, 2015

How Pornography Impacts Marriage

Unfortunately, I know what it feels like to be on both sides of a pornography addiction. My husband and I have both struggled with pornography and masturbation in the past. My struggle started when I was 25 after being married just two years. At the time my husband was working in full-time youth ministry and we were both active in the church. It was a secret sin that I struggled with for two years. I am thankful to say that I have now been free for over a decade.
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