Great Resources For Husbands and Wives Dealing With The Affect Of Porn

Resources for Wives of Porn Addicts

Is Your Husband Addicted?

10 Signs of Porn Addiction: Do these describe your husband? – “If you suspect something about your husband, here are some telltale signs of porn addiction.”

Understanding How Porn is Harming Your Husband

Brain Chemicals and Porn Addiction: Science Shows How Porn Harms Us – “This imbalance in the brain leads to many problems: impotence with your spouse, frequent masturbation with very little satisfaction, anxiety, fatigue, lack of motivation, inability to concentrate, and escalating tastes for more bizarre or novel porn.”

Why Marital Sex is Better than Porn – “Pornographers want people to believe that viewing porn is harmless entertainment and that it can even spice up one’s love life, but the opposite is true. Rather than encouraging intimacy, research shows that porn steals it away.”

Combatting the Lies About Porn

7 Questions Wives of Porn Addicts Often Ask – (1) How can my husband love me and look at porn when he knows it hurts me? (2) Why does my husband prefer porn and masturbation to sex with me? (3) Why am I not enough if I am sexually available to him? (4) He says he looks at porn because I don’t have sex with him enough, am not pretty enough, am too fat, etc. What can I do? (5) My husband says all men do it. Am I making too big a deal out of this? (6) My husband refuses to get help or admit this is a problem. How can I make him stop? What are the risks if he doesn’t stop? (7) Is there hope? Can a man like this change?

5 Lies I Believed When My Husband Was Watching Porn – “The women in pornography don’t require anything of the participant. It is a very one sided act. Therefore, if I try making our life all about my husband and leave my needs at the door, he won’t need pornography anymore.”

Husbands Who Watch Porn: Wives Are Asking, “What’s wrong with me?” – “If you are a woman married to a man who compulsively uses pornography, one of the best things you can do for yourself is acknowledge that you are not the root of the problem.”

Helping Your Husband Understand Your Feelings

Straight Talk to Husbands Who Watch Porn – “Pornography doesn’t teach men to serve, honor, and cherish their wives in a way that fosters romance. Pornography trains men to be consumers, to treat sex as a commodity, to think about sex as something on-tap and made-to-order.”

Is Porn the Same as Adultery? – “A wife needs to know—not merely by her husband’s words, but by his behavior—that his mind is completely devoted to her.”

Practical Steps to Take in the Beginning

Porn and Your Husband: A Recovery Guide for Wives – This free e-book will help you begin to answer some of the big questions: Why does he look at porn? Is this my fault? Is our marriage over? You’ll also learn some practical tips for bringing healing and reconciliation to your relationship: communicating productively, setting boundaries for tough love, and finding intensive counseling to help him stop.

Porn and Your Husband Book

7 Steps After You Discover Your Husband Looks at Other Women Online – “What is a Christian wife to do when she discovers her husband is into pornography?”

Setting Boundaries with Your Porn Addict Husband – “Boundaries are limits and precedents that you establish to let your husband know what is a reasonable way for him to behave so he can regain your trust over time.”

Should Married Couples Fast from Sex During Porn-Detox? – “For many Christian counselors, this abstinence period is recommended as a time to intentionally de-throne the idol of sexual gratification.”

For Husbands: Practical Steps to Earn Your Wife’s Trust

Husbands Who Watch Porn: 12 Ways to Reassure Your Wife – “Some men go so far as to blame their wives for their porn problems. If this is you, grow up and take responsibility for yourself. You are not merely a helpless victim of your sexual passions.”

What Every Wife of a Sex Addict Has a Right to Know About Her Husband’s Recovery – “One way you can make your relationship with your wife go a little more smoothly is to keep her informed of what your recovery looks like and even allow her to be involved.”

Stories of Hope

Hope After Porn – This free e-book In this free e-book, features stories from four women who have personally known the devastation pornography can cause in a marriage. They give readers a glimpse of the betrayal, the hurt, and the choices they made to try and make a difference.

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