Over the last few weeks, I have had several conversations with wives who were feeling guilt-ridden. Each feared that failing to meet their husband’s expectations for sex would push their husbands to satisfy their desires in sinful ways. This fear might seem extreme, but the belief that wives are responsible for keeping their husbands from sexual sin is more common than you might think, so … Continue reading CCEF: Am I responsible for my husband’s sexual sin?
We cannot minimize sexual trauma’s impact. It is one of the most invasive types of abuse that can single-handedly destroy someone’s overall mental state and life. When someone is sexually abused, he or she is robbed of his or her innocence and peace of mind. The victim fights self-identity issues and self-hatred for years. If not processed in a healthy way, the abuse can impact … Continue reading FOF: Sexual Trauma & Its Effect on Marriage
A 25-year-old woman lost her ovaries, uterus, and even her toes due to an implanted IUD that forced its way into her stomach and then liver, according to Fox News. Tanai Smith, of Baltimore, said she implanted the IUD after the birth of her daughter in 2014 after learning it would work for up to five years. Upon visiting her gynecologist in October 2017, however, … Continue reading DW: EMPOWERING: Mom Loses Ovaries, Toes, Uterus After IUD Ends Up In Stomach
The future of the First Amendment rests on the freedom to teach the centrality of chaste family life. We will not win I if we are ambivalent or shy. Read the rest here. Continue reading Mercatornet: Chastity, Family Life and the Future of Religious Freedon
We all know really godly women who for example in God’s providence either never married or they married where unable to have children. They have always had to go through a process of grappling with that, grappling with identity, grappling with what it means to be a woman. Grappling with how does one find one’s way to the courage, and dignity, and purpose. We’ve all … Continue reading Desiring God: Gospel Hope for Self-Haters
If you are a blood-bought child of Christ, you must live in the fear of God when sexual sins lay crouching at the door. Only those who truly fear God will conquer such temptations. There are times to be heartbroken. The release of another Fifty Shades film is definitely such a time. The tidal wave of vile filth that has wreaked havoc on our culture … Continue reading Unbroken Faith Ministries: Utter Heartbreak – A Response to “Fifty Shades Darker”
Editor’s note: We don’t believe the word “partner” is synonymous with “spouse” but, you get the picture. Pucker up! Happy February! Eating right, getting enough exercise, meditating, disconnecting from your smartphone— they’re all great ways to keep happy and healthy. But there’s an important one you might be overlooking. Did you know that kissing with your partner can have real, positive effects on your health? … Continue reading Dr. Axe – 5 Real Benefits of Kissing: Put Smooching on Your To-Do List!
On June 26, 2015, four of the Supreme Court’s liberals joined Justice Anthony Kennedy in discovering a new right to same-sex marriage in the U.S. Constitution, one thereby imposed upon all 50 states. In response, of course, liberals were jubilant. Their leader, the one who promised to fundamentally transform America, responded by literally illuminating the nation’s house in rainbow colors. Americans saw all of that. … Continue reading The Daily Signal: How the Left has Sabotaged Marriage and Family
I was in college at Princeton at the time of the founding of the first Anscombe Society, and thought what they were doing was probably a pretty good thing, but I didn’t really understand the need for it. I bought into plenty of the lies of the hook up culture. Didn’t most people in the hook up culture like it? Who was it really hurting, … Continue reading Mercatornet: Fighting Back for Love and Fidelity
How Same-Sex Marriage Threatens Parental Rights A crucial aspect of liberty is respect for subsidiarity—in particular, recognition that the family, based on marriage, is a pre-political community with natural and original authority over its internal affairs, especially the education and upbringing of children. Redefining marriage in law to include same-sex couples undermines the principled basis for the primacy of parental child-rearing authority by obliterating the link … Continue reading Mercatornet: To Whom Do Children Belong?