https://youtu.be/L9UB9vgr5YM This video by Julie Slattery was shared with me by Bonny over at Oysterbed7 some time back. I was at work. So on my lunch break I started watching not knowing what I was getting myself into. Well, I messaged Bonny back and said I should have waited til I got off work...I can't… Continue reading Sexuality : A Holy Metaphor
Catie gives us a powerful and honest look into the world of women who struggle with pornography and masturbation.
So much in this post spoke to me, but this ““Girls don’t struggle with that stuff.” And that’s a big fat freaking lie. It’s lies like these that prevent confession, cheating women of the freedom they could experience in overcoming this sin. Because when we experience the freedom to confess even the darkest of our darkness, we can fight together. We don’t want to struggle well, we want to QUIT THE STRUGGLE, putting the sin to death and chasing after the redemption story Jesus writes for us daily. And God has designed us to do that TOGETHER” is the truth! And as long as people, especially the church, think women do not struggle then true freedom can not be had.
IT’S NOT JUST A MANS STRUGGLE!
I wonder if I’m a girl you’d think struggles with sex.
Isn’t that what we all wonder? Maybe it’s not sex, pornography, or even masturbation, but you struggle secretly with a dark sin and wonder if others would ever guess. For me though?
It’s sex. Or at least it has been for several years. Sometimes I feel like I’ve finally overcome it, but then I fall short again and my heart sinks and the insecurities come crashing in just to remind me of how disgusting I am.
The first time I watched pornography, I was in 4th grade. I was 9 years old. And it wasn’t even on purpose, it was a total accident that I couldn’t turn away from. I hadn’t even had a period yet, or even knew what the heck it was. And there I was, learning all about what I needed to look like to…
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Last year a friend of mine and I were talking about a bunch of different things that go with being married and/or in long term relationships. I said I miss it 😦 You see, some men actually appreciate their singleness. They can come and go when they want. They can spend their money on what… Continue reading Things I Miss About Being With Someone
Guys, when you tell your wife how beautiful she is and her reaction is to turn around in circles and go “where” or “ who are you talking to” I know it hurts. I have felt that pain before...many times. Those words are the ones my wife used. Many times while my wife was taking… Continue reading Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder
Porn... For those who do not think they have a problem...be aware. Your brain is being warped. For those who believe they are not hurting anyone...be aware. Your idea of what hurts is warped. For those who have been struggling daily to be intimate with the one you love...be aware. Your idea of intimacy has… Continue reading Porn Warps Everything
Dear Hollywood, Would you please stop giving young men and women the wrong impression on sex? Maybe your screen writers are living out their sexual fantasies through the scripts for a certain scene, which by the way was not even needed in the film...but hey, sex sells. But if you are going to have those… Continue reading Dear Hollywood, That Is Not How It Works
For those that do not know, I am a member of the Christian Marriage Blogger Association and though I do not really write about marriage per se, I believe in God's design for marriage. You will find marriage interwoven into many of posts over the years. And if you have not figured out that I… Continue reading Jay Dee From Uncovering Intimacy Talks About Sex From The Pulpit