by Laura Booz Part 3: The Circles of Restoration I turned to face the married couples as I explained, “We no longer agree with the simplistic counselor-office triangle of one spouse on one side of the base, the other spouse on the opposite side of the base, and God at the top of the triangle,” as I drew a big fat X through the triangle diagram. “It’s not because we’re triangle snobs, it’s simply because we’ve learned that a marriage requires a complex universe of elements in order to survive. These days, we’re pretty convinced that a marriage thrives when … Continue reading →
Below is a list of books we’ve compiled for wives who are wanting more information about sex/porn addiction and its effects on marriage. Click on any book listed below, and read the editorial and customer reviews to see if the book would be helpful to you. Shattered Vows: Hope and Healing for Women Who Have Been Sexually Betrayed Every Heart Restored: A Wife’s Guide to Healing in the Wake of a Husband’s Sexual Sin I Surrender All: Rebuilding A Marriage Broken By Pornography Hope After Betrayal: Healing When Sexual Addiction Invades Your Marriage Living with Your Husband’s Secret Wars
For a behind the scenes look at the new movie, FIREPROOF, take a look at this short video. Click the link labeled “Behind the Scenes.” The movie is coming out in theaters September 26, 2008. Mark your calendars.
by Laura Booz Part 2: Listening to Wise Friends “You’re acting like the man of the house,” Lois said gently as we sat together on our couch in the living room. This was the last thing I expected in such a time of crisis. Even though two weeks had passed since I had discovered Ryan’s most recent struggle with pornography, I was still reeling from the hurt. Doesn’t she know that I need more sympathy? I wondered. I had just returned from my parents’ home in an effort to regain some normalcy and consider restoring our marriage. One of the … Continue reading →
by Laura Booz Part 1: Making a Crisis Out of a Crisis It couldn’t have happened at a worse time. After the trauma of preterm labor, a month of bed-rest, and a 3-day long delivery, I was a new mom who had to constantly hold, nurse, or pump milk for our premature daughter. The around-the-clock care didn’t ease up after the first couple of weeks like they said it would. I was so exhausted that I felt delirious. You might know the feeling. Yet, all this time, I felt a prompting in my spirit that said, Check your husband’s computer. … Continue reading →