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Posted: Dec 24, 2016

Dear Spouse,

As a counselor who specializes in sexual issues, I’ve heard from many wives with spouses who struggle.  Their stories of courage fill my heart with gratitude for their resolve and strength.  Their stories of pain and betrayal grip me and tear my heart in two.  If you are a female who has experienced the infidelity of pornography or other sexual sins your spouse has committed against you, I have no doubt you can relate to the pain I am describing.  I seriously wish time and other circumstances allowed me to sit down with you as a friend, and listen to each of your stories for hours.  I would love to cry with you, hug you, hold your hand, and offer encouragement and support.  Since that is not possible, I’d like to offer a very condensed summary of some of the things I’d share if we were in person.

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Posted: Mar 4, 2016

Emotional Support Beyond Your Spouse

I love hearing stories of couples who have enjoyed many years together in marriage. Not just enduring each other, but truly happy together. One key theme these stories often share is that successful couples are involved in community. These couples—who not only have been married many years but also report more contentment and joy in their marriage—have healthy emotional support outside of their marriage.
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