Articles by Amy Riordan

Amy Riordan is a Christian writer and speaker with a desire to see women’s hearts healed and set free. Her passion is to inspire others to embrace who they were created and redeemed to be. Amy lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two children. She candidly shares her story on her blog, Longing for Intimacy, encouraging women to pursue an intimate relationship with Jesus, the only One who can satisfy their deep longings for intimacy and connection

Where to Find the Boldness to Share Your Porn Secret

Four years into my marriage I was buried in guilt and shame due to a porn addiction that no one (including my husband) knew about. The secrecy was killing me inside. Every single day I…

7 Lies I Believed When I Still Watched Porn

As someone who was once deeply trapped in the web of pornography, I can now look back and recognize several lies I believed without question during that time. Since sharing my story with many people…

How I Fight Porn Images in My Mind

I was suddenly filled with panic. I clicked to see the profile of someone who started following me on a social media site, only to see a naked picture of her blasted right in front…

I Was a Christian Woman Hooked on Porn

Trigger Warning: This post talks about lesbian porn addiction and may be triggering to some. If you feel that this is a triggering topic for you, I would encourage you to read with caution—or not…

Healing from Porn Takes Time

Updated July 2021. Not too long ago my 3-year-old daughter asked me to pick her up and fly her around the house. No problem. Well, a few hours later, my back started to hurt. My…

The Women Behind the Fantasy: The Day I Met a Porn Star

Over the last month I have been ministering to a young woman who struggles with pornography. I’m going to call her “Angie.” Angie was so relieved to have finally found a Christian woman who knows…

I was a married woman tempted by porn…

I was the quiet girl growing up who desperately tried to blend into the crowd. My dad was a teacher in the same school district I attended, and the first day of school each year…