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Understanding Therapeutic Disclosure

Understanding Therapeutic Disclosure

May 12, 2020

How can your marriage survive sexual betrayal (of any kind)? And how important and helpful is counseling to this process? In this episode, our guest Dan Drake will help us understand therapeutic disclosure; what it is, what its role is in the restoration process, and how to do it effectively. If you feel stuck in your marriage, this program might help you take next steps toward greater hope and healing.

Learn more about resources for Therapeutic Disclosure at DisclosureHope.com.

The Power of Community

The Power of Community

May 5, 2020

The big question a porn addict must answer in order to recover is: Do you really want to be free and sober? In this episode, our special guest Carl Thomas shares his story of addiction and recovery -- and the power of community for actually living free from porn. Listen in to find hope and resources for total transformation.

Learn more about Carl and his ministry at LiveFreeCommunity.org.

Relationships Insights from a Marriage Counselor

Relationships Insights from a Marriage Counselor

April 28, 2020

There is a Proverb that says, "Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise." (13:20) Stephen Cervantes has been an excellent marriage counselor for over 30 years. He is wise in understanding dynamics of healthy and thriving relationships. In this episode, Stephen shares lots of insights to help couples grow and flourish in their relationship.

Learn more about Stephen at HopeCounseling.com.

About Recovery and Asian Culture Shame

About Recovery and Asian Culture Shame

April 21, 2020

How much does one's culture shape their sexuality? And how does that aid or hinder recovery from sexual addictions? Sam Louie is an Asian-American who knows personally how difficult it can be to break free from sexual shame and grow in wholeness and sobriety. In this episode, Sam shares his story and some insights for dealing with deep shame surrounding sexual brokenness.

Learn more about Sam and his resources at SamLouieMFT.com or SamLouieSpeaks.com.

Going Deeper: How Your Inner Child Impacts Your Sex Addiction

Going Deeper: How Your Inner Child Impacts Your Sex Addiction

April 14, 2020

Do you struggle with answering the "why" question surrounding your sexually addictive behaviors? What is underneath these compulsive actions? In this episode, Eddie Capparucci helps us unpack what he describes as your "inner child" and how understanding who this is will unlock significant growth in your recovery. For more info on Eddie and his ministry, visit InnerChild-SexAddiction.com.

The Harms of Negative Talking

The Harms of Negative Talking

April 7, 2020

Many of us don't pay much attention to how we talk. Especially if we have a "negative talk" template. In this episode, Jonathan and Stephen unpack this template to help you recognize if you talk in this unhealthy way -- and provide insights and tips for how to reduce or eliminate this kind of talking from your life. Learn how to talk WITH people instead of AT them.

Gateway Insights #16

Gateway Insights #16

March 31, 2020

Since 2008 hundreds of men have experienced our Gateway to Freedom 3-day intensive workshop. Powerful transformation has occurred in many men's lives. Over the years, men have allowed us to share their insights with our podcast listeners. This episode gives you a peek into five men's journeys and the insights they are gaining. We hope it will encourage you to keep pressing on in your own pursuit of greater integrity.

Learn more about Gateway to Freedom at GTF.Bebroken.com.

Talking to Your Kids About Sex: What Works and What Doesn’t

Talking to Your Kids About Sex: What Works and What Doesn’t

March 24, 2020

Parents, you are the most influential person in your child's life. This means there is no one who can guide and mold your child like you can. But there are wise ways to influence and foolish ways, especially when it comes to the topic of sex. In this episode, we have our Director of Training, John Fort, to help you navigate very practical conversations on this topic with your children. Discover what works and what doesn't.

For even more help and practical guidance, get John's book Honest Talk at HonestTalk.Bebroken.com.

Preparing for Your Wedding Night

Preparing for Your Wedding Night

March 17, 2020

Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com)

One of our soon-to-be-married listeners sent us a question on how he can be "ready" for the wedding night and honeymoon with his new bride. Jonathan and Stephen offer a number of insights and practical tips from decades of personal experience and ministry to hundreds of couples. We hope this helps not only yet-to-be-married listeners, but also "seasoned" couples who need a fresh spark in their intimacy.

Helping Husbands Learn and Practice Empathy

Helping Husbands Learn and Practice Empathy

March 10, 2020

When a husband has betrayed trust in his marriage, there is a lot of healing his wife must go through. But is there anything the husband can do to help her heal (besides aggressively engaging his own recovery)? YES! In this episode, we hear from Carol the Coach, who has years of experience in helping husbands learn and practice empathy with their hurting wives. Men, listen up! This episode could change the rest of your life and marriage.

Learn more about Carol the Coach and her resources at CarolTheCoach.com.