Articles by Jen Ferguson

Jen Ferguson is a wife, author, and speaker who is passionate about helping couples thrive in their marriages. She and her husband, Craig, have shared their own hard story in their book, Pure Eyes, Clean Heart: A Couple’s Journey to Freedom from Pornography. They continue to help couples along in their journeys to freedom and intimacy. She’s also a mama to two girls and two high-maintenance dogs, which is probably why she runs. A lot. Even in the Texas heat.

4 Tips for Your Mental Health While Your Spouse Quits Porn

The fact that your spouse has committed to kicking his/her porn habit is huge. Even admitting that porn is a problem is a big deal—one can’t attempt to heal from…

Sending Nudes to Your Spouse: For Your Eyes Only?

I remember when celebrity and actress Jennifer Lawrence was the victim of account hacking, and a variety of pictures of her in various stages of undress were downloaded and then…

5 Tips for Finding a Marriage Community (because suffering in silence is never fun)

I’ve suffered in silence and I’ve asked for help. But as much as I hate asking for help, I fully admit that both my marriage and I suffered far more…

Why Surrendering to God Doesn’t Mean You’re Giving Up the Battle

Surrender is hard. Surrender is especially hard when you’re a type-A, emotional caregiver who struggles with anxiety. Hello, perfect storm. I want to fix everything. I want people to be happy…

5 Ways to Find Joy in Your Imperfections This Christmas

Mention Christmas and immediately my mind goes to scented candles, twinkle lights, festivities, and making memories with my family. Even the Christmas story conjures up comfort as I think of…

Why Prayer Should Not Be a Last Resort in Marriage

We’ve been married long enough that I can see the signs. I can immediately sense when my husband isn’t fully present–when he’s hiding. I know when he’s stressed, sometimes before…

3 Simple Steps Church Leaders Can Take to Fight Porn

It was 2001 and I was introduced to porn for the second time in my life. The first was at a bachelorette party, but I thought the whole thing a…

Have Porn Addiction, Will Travel

We have a closet that perpetually needs to be cleaned out and organized. It seems to attract junk on a daily basis. It’s also the holding spot for all things…

Three Cheers for Real Sex!

How many movies have you seen that portray a couple who’s been married for thirty years having sex? I am sure a few exist, but when you think generally about…

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