Sometimes, the term "recovery" gets a bad rap. Some view it as some kind of impairment or flaw if you're walking in recovery from an addiction. But the reality is that there's MUCH joy that we can celebrate in recovery. This week, Frank encourages listeners to focus on the joys that one can experience as … Continue reading 011: The Joys of Living in Recovery
This is a really great, concise overview of the impact that masturbation has upon a person's life. https://youtu.be/QL4kkF8jTFg
This week, Frank and Tracey help answer a question from a man who's getting ready to get married and wants to know how to talk to his (soon to be) wife about his addiction & his recovery? What does that conversation look like and how often should it take place? This is a super important … Continue reading 003: How do I talk to my wife about my addiction?
In this bonus content from Purity For Life, we go back to an interview I did with my wife Tracey is 2014 about the pain that she walked through as I struggled with a pornography addiction which greatly inhabited the first year of our marriage. Tracey shares her feelings about our story and where God … Continue reading BONUS: How Sex Addiction Can Destroy Your Marriage
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?
Honesty Breeds Integrity. EVERY TIME. Don't be that guy who gets defensive when your wife wants to look through your phone or check your Facebook account. We should never live as though there's something to hide...because if we really love our spouses we'll have nothing to hide. https://youtu.be/ftoofFHNxoc
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