Through the process of addiction & recovery, our wives have most likely been the ones who have carried tremendous pain and felt incredible betrayal from our unhealthy choices. A year or so ago, my wife Tracey recorded three tips for spouses of men who struggle to help give them some hope for the journey. Let … Continue reading Wives: Hope For The Journey
This week on PFL, we talk about the value of your marriage here on this earth, but also for eternity. Frank & Tracey Honess talk specifically from their marriage and some of the principles that have guided them in the last nine years of their relationship with each other, especially through addiction and recovery. Show … Continue reading 194: Is Your Marriage a Sanctuary or a Battlefield?
I can remember countless times, especially during the beginning of my husband's recovery from sexual addiction thinking this phrase and sometimes even shouting it out loud...”I didn't choose this!”, followed by thoughts of “I didn't ask for this....”, “I didn't choose to be treated this way!”, “I didn't want this....” For my husband and I, … Continue reading I Chose This
One of the greatest things I cherish about my relationship with my wife is our commitment to complete honesty. Believe it or not, this is a characteristic that didn't come instantly on day one of marriage. It's one that's been cultivated over the last 9 years. And I believe each and every day, it's gotten … Continue reading This Conversation Tool Will Transform Your Marriage
Each year as Fall roles around many of us hear some of these questions from our spouses: “What do you want for Christmas?”, “What’s on your Christmas list?”, and “Any surprises you want from Santa this year?” Well, truth is I stopped believing in Santa a long time ago, but there is one gift that … Continue reading Sobriety: All I Want For Christmas
Openness. Transparency. Honesty. These are words and characteristics that just aren't cherished the way they used to be in our society. Why? I think the reason is rather simple: They take effort. They take work. They take time. There's a process that take place in all of these words that bears fruit over time. And … Continue reading God Honors Honesty
Oftentimes in a man's recovery, so much attention is given to his journey and what he needs to get healthy that his wife seems to be left in the shadows. What about her needs? What is she needing the most for her own recovery? This week, Frank & Tracey talk about what a wife needs … Continue reading 176: Your Spouse Needs This
This week on the podcast, we go back to an interview in 2014 between Tracey Honess & myself on how sexual addiction can destroy marriage. We pray that this interview will be a blessing for your marriage if you're in need of help as well. If you and your spouse are struggling and would like … Continue reading 171: The Wrecking Ball