Curing My Compulsion to Control – Part 2

Curing My Compulsion to Control – Part 2

We are continuing a series that started earlier this winter: The Pain That Pushes Us to Try to Control The Cure for My Compulsion to Control – Part 1 Once I see that God is God and I am not and I begin to rebuild my thinking on His Word and truth alone, I am...
“I Didn’t Want to Hurt His Feelings…” – a Guest Post

“I Didn’t Want to Hurt His Feelings…” – a Guest Post

From a reader with her permission: My very first relationship was with a guy who I knew, pretty early on, wasn’t right for me. He was promiscuous, dishonest and manipulative. Although I noticed those things, it took me a long time to break up with him because I was...
Do God’s Instructions for Wives Apply to Other Sexual Relationships?

Do God’s Instructions for Wives Apply to Other Sexual Relationships?

Photo by Ostap Senyuk on Unsplash I hear from women every so often who want to try to apply biblical marriage principles – like God’s directives for wives – to sexual relationships that are outside of God’s design for marriage between one man...
The Painful Past Behind a Compulsion to Control

The Painful Past Behind a Compulsion to Control

In my experience with women who feel they have to be in control of situations and other people, there is usually some level of trauma or hurt in her past. The level of trauma can vary. But usually something happened that caused her, as a young girl, to develop the...