After a devastating breakup and years without physical intimacy, Rod* made the bold move to purchase a $2064 sex doll named Karina. The Aussie carpenter from rural New South Wales had been left “frozen” in a state of loneliness in 2021 when he ordered Karina online after searching for sexual stimulation tools. Despite having zero…

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This is listed last, but is certainly not least! Though you may not know all of the ins and outs of your spouse’s trauma journey, God does! He is able to guide you each step of the way, and He is ultimately the only One who can redeem the ravages of trauma. Let Him be…

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When you are married to a trauma survivor there is a great deal to navigate. And what you envision for your family might seem like an impossibility. But not every hope and dream has to be a casualty of trauma’s realities. Create the memories and traditions you believe should be a part of your children’s…

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What are the mental, emotional, and practical signs that a person has trouble trusting others? 1. You Spy On People (Because You Don’t Believe Them) If you’ve been lied to a whole lot by many different people, chances are you don’t have a lot of faith in what people tell you. If you’re getting to know someone…

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A person may come to struggle with trusting others due to repeated experiences in which their trust has been betrayed. A person’s upbringing can play a role. If, as a child, a person is abused physically or emotionally, they may grow up believing that trust is a flawed concept. After all, if they were unable…

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Relationship anxiety is complicated. It can stop you from experiencing a healthy relationship and blind you from seeing an unhealthy one. You live in this reality that isn’t really your own but a very negative version of what you fear may happen. It actually may be happening. But it’s hard to see an unhealthy situation…

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