Recovery from Problematic Sexual Behaviors: Taking Ownership & Responsibility

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In my years of treating both individuals and couples dealing with out-of-control sexual behaviors, it’s worth noting that there’s a significant difference in terms of healing and recovery for betrayed spouses when the offender takes ownership of his/her behaviors.

Some clients feel they’ve done so by apologizing profusely and promising never to engage in the sexual behaviors ever again.  While this is definitely needed, it’s often misplaced and comes prior to truly acknowledging how one has impacted the spouse.

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Same-Sex Attraction & Sex Addiction among Christians: The Triple Threat of Shame

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It’s shameful enough acknowledging your sex addiction. Now  combine that with your attraction to people of the same-sex within a Christian context and you have potentially shame so wide and deep that you fear being rejected on multiple fronts.

I’m privileged to work with those in this category who have found the courage to seek help and open up to their deepest fears and concerns with me as a fellow believer.

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Dolce & Gabbana: Stick a Fork in It

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The Italian luxury brand, Dolce and Gabbana, is facing a billion dollar backlash from China after Dolce & Gabbana posted video clips on Instagram mocking a Chinese woman seen struggling to eat pizza, spaghetti, and other Italian foods with her chopsticks.In addition to the culturally insensitive ad, the Instagram account also had five smiling poo emojis used to describe China as a pile of excrement.

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