New Life Live: July 31, 2014

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Topics: ParentingMarriageBlended FamilyPornographyDatingSingle 
Hosts: Steve Arterburn and Guest Host Marilyn Meberg

Caller Questions:

  1. Should I bring my angry 13yo stepson from the Philippines to live here in the U.S.? 
  2. How do I let go of my husband who is addicted to porn when I love him so much? 
  3. Is it ok to date an unbeliever? 
  4. Am I called to be single forever after being divorced? 

Suggested Resources:
7 Minute Marriage Solution
Is This The One
Healing Is a Choice

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Comments

  1. Ms “I’m confused because I’m dating a Muslim”–sorry to come off a little harsh but how is it that you don’t understand basic Christian principles? It’s obvious and clear as day that you’re entering into a relationship that is going to be full of conflict. I’m in-sensed because she believes that by being a “good christian” he’s going to change and see the light. Are you serious? He doesn’t even share your basic values…hence the reason you don’t date people who don’t believe in what you believe. CUT IT OFF! It’s not your job to change anybody.
    You love JESUS–he loves MOHAMMED. I’m sure he has a lot of good character qualities and respects your faith but “how can two walk together unless they agree?”

  2. Oh Lily, my sentiments exactly, there is no way this man is going to change or abide in her faith, no way, no how. Trust me, been there done that but I wasn’t trying to change my Ex I just wanted him to respect my faith and work with me in my progression, I had to trust that God would work with him if in fact this man was meant for me…hence Ex. I think she’s coming up with excuses and arguments to defend this man but they will never be equally yoked. I pray she realizes that soon and keep things moving in her life and in her faith. Blessings!

  3. Just like Joy, women are always thinking they will be an example for a guy to change. It seems the guys know it, and they are in no way interested in changing, only in controlling her feelings so that she will be in for a big surprise later when she really gets to know him.

  4. It sounds like Sam is through with empty promises, and she is not interested in a man right now. It seems to me that she is very reflective and has realized that she is not ready to settle down with anyone, and needs to grow and experience life without a man. When the right one comes along she will know it. I felt the advice to her was to look for another man, but I disagree. She is not ready, nor did I feel she wants that now.

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