Internet and Phone Secrecy in Marriage

Are you and your spouse conflicting over the issue of Internet and phone secrecy and usage? If you are, you’re one couple among millions all over the world. Ever since the Internet became a regular part of the human experience, cyberspace has been implicated in the break-up marriages. Part of Read More…

Don’t Trash Your Spouse on the Internet

The title of this Insight actually should be, “Don’t Trash Your Spouse on the Internet, or Anywhere Else.” The Internet has sure given spouses the ability to take “husband (or wife) bashing” to a whole new level. We pointed it out a few weeks ago that Sin Can Be Catchy. Read More…

Privacy Vs Secrecy in Marriage

We hear it continually… “My husband says he needs his privacy.” …“My wife tells me that she should be allowed to have some things that are private, away from me.” To that we say, yes, some privacy can be fine within marriage. But these spouses aren’t talking about privacy, they’re Read More…

Love/Hate the Internet

It’s something say it often. I have a love/hate relationship with the Internet. I love all of the great information we’re able to have at our fingertips –especially concerning marriage. But then… and you probably know what I’m going to say… GRRRRRR on all of the filth and negative stuff Read More…

Little Secrets that Destroy Marriages – MM #54

Repeatedly, we hear of little secrets that couples keep apart from each other. Tragically, these secrets are destroying their relationships. They’re subtle at first. But eventually as secrets grow in darkness they overtake that, which was once good. In thinking about these secrets, we’re reminded of a scripture in Song Read More…

Safety on the Internet for Abuse Victims

It’s only natural for abuse victim to look for some type of help and maybe find a way of escape. If you find yourself in that place, please work on Developing a Safety Plan first. (The above link will help you to put together a plan.) Fortunately, the Internet contains Read More…

FOR WOMEN: Fantasies on the Internet

In my practice, I see a trend that alarms me. Increasingly, I meet women who are living out their fantasies on the Internet. “It’s just a game,” said one of my clients. “I don’t know the men and they don’t know me, so how can it be wrong?” Women who think Read More…

Is Flirting On The Internet, Considered Cheating?

The question was posed to us if flirting on the internet, by someone who is married, considered cheating. Here’s a portion of the answer I gave: If someone is married, why would they think it’s permissible to flirt with anyone other than with their spouse? What about Internet flirting? Aren’t Read More…

The Dangers and Disappointments of Pornography

There are so many dangers and disappointments connected with the use of pornography. It’s both disturbing and even frightening! Nothing like starting out an article sounding off an alarm, but it’s true! Pornography (“pictures intended to arouse sexual desires”) and now Cybersex (“sexual arousal involving communication on the internet”) are Read More…