I struggle with porn.


Okay, so I don’t struggle with porn personally.  

I struggle with the fact that pornography is something so few of us talk about.  I struggle with how it has destroyed marriages, hurt children, and shattered lives. 

It’s such a taboo subject that men and women don’t feel comfortable discussing their addiction to porn.  Sometimes, not even with his or her accountability partner. 

But, there is hope.

I want to encourage every single one of you to read Cindy Beall’s very personal story on how pornography affected her marriage.  And, how God restored it. 

And, remember, God’s restoration is not restoring something to as it was, but rather restoring it to what He created it to be.

Please, take the time to read Cindy’s story.  Her transparency will inspire you and her testimony will give you hope.

Our Story:  Chapter 1

Our Story:  Chapter 2

Our Story:  Chapter 3

Our Story:  Chapter 4

Our Story:  Chapter 5

The Slippery Slope

You can also read Cindy’s book here. 

We serve a God who heals, redeems, and restores.

11 Comments

Filed under Marriage, Relationships, sex, Virtue

11 responses to “I struggle with porn.

  1. manymeadows

    I agree….READ IT!

  2. Judy

    GIRL YOU SCAREEEEEEEE ME SOMETIMES…..I AM INTERESTED IN HOW MANY HITS YOUR BLOG WILL GET TODAY LOL…I HAVE ALSO SEEN A TALK THAT CHRIS DID AT LCTV, AND A VIDEO OF CINDY, DON’T REMEMBER IF IT WAS THE SAME TALK OR ONE OF CRAIG’S THAT SHOWED THE VIDEO…GOD WORKS MIRACLES IF WE LET HIM TAKE CONTROL AND LEAN ON HIM AND NOT OUR UNDERSTANDING

  3. Judy

    ONE MORE THING…..THE BEACH IS BEAUTIFULLLLLLLL

  4. Mike Oliver commented yesterday that I should blog about “flowers, my kids….” I’ll lighten up tomorrow. But, Cindy’s testimony is amazing.

    Judy, I want to be where YOU are.

  5. Nice title, Dusty. You know I’m all about the shock factor.

  6. Judy

    Dusty is “MacShocking”…

  7. First, I want to thank Cindy for sharing, i had not read that blog before, it was hard I know. I HATE porno too, & the destruction of lives that it effects! It is a disease, hidden, because it is a secret sin that some hide, but keeps the door open for heartache, mistrust, hardships. Thanks Dusty for this blog.

  8. Des

    Over the years I’ve come to understand this subject in a new light. Sure porn is bad and it is harmful to relationships, but if you stand back and look at the underlying problem, you can see more of a bigger picture.

    I think that most of us are trying to find comfort in times of agitation. If we weren’t comforted as children or didn’t learn self control, these things we lack will surface in the adult years as character problems. To get comfort we turn to porn, alcohol, food, other sex relationships, drugs etc. Each of these are addictive, but some damage relationships more than others. Each though is putting an idol in place of God. That’s why I’m always interested not so much in the surface issue as the reason why it exists in the first place. Get to the root of the issue and you’ll more likely solve the problem.

  9. Thanks for sharing this link. I hope to do a book review of this for the Covenant Eyes blog.

  10. For any men in the audience: I’d like to invite you to MenOnPurpose.com. The two authors their are experts in porn having digested lethal doses and returned from the precipice. Also if you’re in the Oklahoma City area you can contact us and we’ll help you find a men’s group to help you deal and wives that will help your spouse. If you aren’t in the OKC area then you have to start with telling one other guy and then you two start a group for support and pulling more men out of the hole.

    Sorry to plug Dusty. (Not really though)

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