Illuminate: Dr. Jill Manning - Self-care for betrayal trauma - Episode 68

illuminate podcast Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Jill Manning joins me in this episode to talk about self-care for betrayed partners. She emphasizes the need to care for yourself physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually while healing from the impact of partner betrayal trauma. 

 

 

You can find Dr. Manning and her digital downloads at:...

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Q&A with Geoff: I just discovered my biological father is alive

q&a with geoff Sep 18, 2020

Question

How do I proceed from finding out that my biological father is still alive? I grew up more than four decades with little or no knowledge of my biological father and relatives. I accepted that he was deceased as I was told. I discovered that he is still alive by accepting friend requests with people I have never met having the same last name....

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Q&A with Geoff: Am I obligated to financially support my irresponsible aging father?

q&a with geoff Sep 15, 2020

Question

All my life, I have been taught that God wants us to care for our parents in their old age. We are commanded to honor our father and mother in the 10 commandments. The Bible says that it is good and acceptable before God to requite our parents, and if you fail to do this, you have denied the faith and are worse than an infidel (1 Tim 5:3-4,...

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Illuminate: Jody Steurer and Jamee Adams - Discover and use your voice - Episode 67

illuminate podcast Sep 12, 2020

Both men and women have the desire to be heard and feel part of an organization (4:24). As the world feels more divided, it’s essential to understand how to find unity (9:48).

 

 

Learn more from my wife Jody and her sister Jamee as they share their experiences with their podcast Your Place at the Table (38:07). They discuss how to...

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Q&A with Geoff: My husband doesn’t seem to care about my health concerns

q&a with geoff Sep 09, 2020

Question

Several months ago, I had a pulmonary embolism and thankfully lived through it. The day this occurred I felt ill at work and ended up at the hospital. I texted my husband that morning to tell him I was getting some tests and having chest discomfort and pain but that I would keep him posted.

In his defense, I didn’t make a big deal about...

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Q&A with Geoff: I caught my 11-year-old daughter reading a trashy novel

q&a with geoff Sep 04, 2020

Question

I just found out my 11-year-old has read an inappropriate young adult novel. The novel is about 16-year-old girls who form a friendship at their shoplifters anonymous group. The book has inappropriate language and graphic sexual content. I am beyond crushed and upset.

My daughter received the book as a gift a few months ago. After reading the...

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Q&A with Geoff: My wife is shutting down sexually

q&a with geoff Sep 02, 2020

Question

My wife and I have been married for 25 years, and recently she refuses to do foreplay at all when we are sexually intimate. What should I do? 

Answer

It can be alarming to have your partner suddenly change their preferences, especially after 25 years of marriage. Our needs and preferences change as we develop and find ways to better...

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Illuminate: Laura Brotherson - 20 Keys to Healthy Sex (Part 2) - Episode 66

illuminate podcast Aug 31, 2020

We usually talk about unhealthy sex and the forbidden especially when it comes to healing from pornography and sexual addiction. Even though focusing on sex won't fix a pornography or sexual addiction, couples who are working solid individual recoveries need good information so they can learn how to create healthy sex in their marriages.

 

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Guest appearance: Unashamed Unafraid podcast - Disclosure: Do's & Don'ts with Geoff Steurer - Episode 38

guest post Aug 18, 2020

“Every day that you don’t tell your spouse about your addiction is one more day that she will feel you manipulated her.”

 

 

Geoff Steurer is a professional therapist from Lifestar Group in St. George, Utah. He co-wrote the book, “Love You, Hate the Porn.” He also has a podcast called Illuminate. He is an...

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Illuminate: Laura Brotherson - 20 Keys to Healthy Sex - Episode 65

illuminate podcast Aug 13, 2020

We usually talk about unhealthy sex and the forbidden especially when it comes to healing from pornography and sexual addiction. Even though focusing on sex won't fix a pornography or sexual addiction, couples who are working solid individual recoveries need good information so they can learn how to create healthy sex in their marriages.

 

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