Confessions of a Former Erotica Author
Francine Rivers wrestles with mommy porn

I had the opportunity to have coffee with Francine Rivers, bestselling author of Redeeming Love. Francine used to write erotic historical fiction. She offers insight into how erotica is a harmful escape, both to the author and reader. You can listen to our conversation here! ...

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Should You Tell Your Partner About Your Sexual Past?
Navigating honesty & authenticity in your relationship
Should You Tell Your Partner About Your Sexual Past?

Women often ask me about how much of your past is healthy to share in intimate relationships. How much does a potential husband need to know about your sexual experiences and struggles? How much should he tell you?

This is one of those issues that relationship coaches and ...

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What to Do After a Betrayal
Working through forgiveness after you've been hurt
What to Do After a Betrayal

I often get asked questions about forgiveness from women who have been betrayed or violated by someone close to them. (For instance, a husband is repeatedly unfaithful or a relative is abusive). The Bible’s stalwart teaching on forgiveness seems to suggest that we continually ...

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The Best Advice for Online Dating
Lessons from a recovering online dater
The Best Advice for Online Dating

I get a lot of questions about online dating, so I wanted to tackle the topic on Java with Juli. Lisa shared some of her stories on our podcast this week, and I asked her to follow up with a blog with some of her advice. —Juli

“It shouldn’t have to come ...

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Parenting as a Team
3 keys to work through disagreements on parenting
Parenting as a Team

When I look at the home my husband grew up in and compare it to how I was raised, it’s a wonder we ended up together. Our backgrounds are so completely opposite that no marriage counselor in her right mind would have suggested that we marry.

Once we said “I ...

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What Clothes Do You Wear in the Bedroom?
Changing the “wardrobe” of your heart
What Clothes Do You Wear in the Bedroom?

Do you need to change what you wear in the bedroom? Like me, maybe you choose your sleepwear based on comfort and not based on enticing your husband. I much prefer a "Life is Good" T-shirt to Victoria's Secret lingerie in the bedroom, but we will save that conversation ...

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Authentic Me
Burying Barbie
Dealing with body image
Burying Barbie

Have you ever heard a story and thought "That kind of thing only happens in the movies"? My friend Ginger is a brave woman who God has redeemed and healed after she walked through horrific childhood abuse. You can listen to her story and our conversation on this ...

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Why Is the Church Behind in Talking About Sexuality?
Dr. Juli Slattery answers this question in one minute & encourages the church to be open to conversations and tough questions on sex.

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