New Life Live: June 29, 2016

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Topics: Separation, Getting Unstuck, Disclosure, Borderline, Sexual Abuse
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer

Caller Questions:

  1. My wife does not want to go to counseling and we have been separated for one year; how do we get out of limbo?
  2. How do I deal with the pain of my wife looking up an old boyfriend? I thought I buried the past 20yrs ago.
  3. I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder; what would be effective treatment?
  4. Comment: I realized after my grandfather died that I had put my life on hold waiting for him to apologize for sexually abusing me.

Suggested Resources:
How We Love
Every Man’s Marriage
Emotional Freedom Workbook
Surviving Sexual Abuse CD

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New Life Live: June 24, 2016

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From the Archives of New Life Live, This Show Originally Aired on December 2, 2004

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Topics: Marriage, Dating, Difficult Conversations, Anger, Alcohol
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Henry Cloud

Caller Questions:

  1. How do I get my wife to stop using the book Every Man’s Marriage against me?
  2. Should I tell a fellow church leader that I want to be more than friends?
  3. My family rejected me when I got Lupus; how do I get over my anger towards them?
  4. I resent my husband now that he is drinking again and don’t know how to get over it.

Suggested Resources:
Every Man’s Marriage
How To Get a Date Worth Keeping
Forgiving the Unforgivable
Safe People  (current option for Hiding from Love)

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New Life Live: June 23, 2016

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Topics: Dating, Boundaries, Pornography, Adult Children, Affairs
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer

Caller Questions:

  1. My boyfriend wants to take our relationship to the next level; am I pushing away a good guy?
  2. How can I help my daughter set boundaries with her husband who needs to go to Every Man’s Battle?
  3. How do we evict our ungrateful 34yo divorced son who lives with us?
  4. My husband checked out of our marriage emotionally when I attempted to set boundaries with the other woman.

Suggested Resources:
Is This The One
6 Things Every Healthy Relationship Needs
Entitlement Cure
Boundaries in Marriage

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New Life Live: June 22, 2016

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Topics: Affairs, Pornography, Trust, Separation, Grief, Intimacy
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Dave Stoop, Dr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. After my affair, my wife is now in love with a woman; should I wait it out?
  2. My husband is doing porn; why does he hide texts and lie to me?
  3. I suspect my separated husband is manic depressive but he will not do anything about it.
  4. How do I move on from a traumatic job loss that I can’t stop thinking about?
  5. I said disrespectful things jokingly to my wife and she will not be intimate with me; how do I fix it?

Suggested Resources:
7 Minute Marriage Solution
Worthy of Her Trust
Healing Is a Choice
How We Love

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New Life Live: June 17, 2016

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From the Archives of New Life Live, This Show Originally Aired on November 19, 2004

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Topics: In-laws, Sexual Integrity, Paternity, Alcohol, Intimacy, Connection, Dating
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Henry Cloud

Caller Questions:

  1. My husband lets his mother rule him; how can I deal with feeling less important?
  2. While we were briefly separated, I had sex with another guy and got pregnant; now that I am back with my husband, should I tell the other guy he could be the father?
  3. Update from previous caller: My roommate is taking me to an AA meeting tonight.
  4. As our 25th Anniversary approaches, are my wife and I chasing a fantasy of being happily married?
  5. What do you think about a woman dating a man 7yrs younger than her?

Suggested Resources:
Boundaries in Marriage
Every Heart Restored
Life Recovery Bible
Is This The One  (option for Avoiding Mr. Wrong)

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New Life Live: June 16, 2016

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Topics: Blended Families, Having Kids, Sexual Abuse, ADD, Parenting
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Milan Yerkovich and Guest Host Chris Williams

Caller Questions:

  1. I married 5yrs ago and can’t get pregnant; do I have a right to push for adoption? My husband has two older kids.
  2. How can I heal if I never talked about my sister’s fiancé assaulting me 4yrs ago?
  3. How do I survive taking care of a 13yo son struggling with ADD and depression?

Suggested Resources:
Every Man’s Marriage
Healing Is a Choice
Emotionally Destructive Marriage

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New Life Live: June 10, 2016

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From the Archives of New Life Live, This Show Originally Aired November 11, 2004

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Topics: Engagement, Forgiveness, Weight Loss, Affairs, Dating, Christian Walk
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Henry Cloud

Caller Questions:

  1. I am 23yo engaged to an older man with 15yo kids; how do I convince my family I know what I am doing?
  2. How do I forgive my husband for having an affair with my coworker and leaving me with the bills?
  3. Why does your Lose It for Life workshop work for weight loss?
  4. Is it reasonable to remain distant to my husband while he has an affair? Or is that causing him to get closer to her?
  5. I am a 5yr Christian praying for a wife; should I just sit and wait on God?

Suggested Resources:
New Life Journal
Every Heart Restored
Lose It for Life
Emotional Freedom Workbook
How To Get a Date Worth Keeping

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New Life Live: June 9, 2016

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Topics: Confrontation, Friendship, Grandparenting, Childhood Issues, Marriage, Sexual Addiction, Sexual Intimacy
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Dave Stoop, Dr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. I have a dysfunctional family; how do I reconcile with my sister?
  2. My 9yo grandson is very smart, but very rude and obnoxious; what can I do to change his behavior?
  3. Is it normal for a husband to need space and not be intimate during his sexual addiction recovery?
  4. I am the caregiver for my angry and abusive husband; is it OK to separate him on another floor for our safety?
  5. I found out my 21yo daughter is gay when I saw them kiss; how should I respond?

Suggested Resources:
Healing Is a Choice
Purposeful Parenting
How We Love
How We Love Our Kids

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New Life Live: June 8, 2016

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Topics: Marriage, Physical Abuse, Pornography, Sexual Integrity, Parenting, Adult Children, Grandparenting
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Dave Stoop, Dr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. Why is New Life so hard on the men? Are women not accountable?
  2. I have a restraining order on my abusive husband; what help is there for him?
  3. How can I break free from my addiction to pornography?
  4. I told my daughter-in-law not to yell so much at the kids; how do I repair our relationship?

Suggested Resources:
Just Us
Secrets Women Keep
Every Man’s Battle
Healing Is a Choice
How We Love
Emotionally Destructive Relationship

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New Life Live: June 7, 2016

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Topics: Marriage, Avoider, Divorce, Dating, Sexual Integrity, Narcissist, Pornography, Parenting
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Milan Yerkovich and Guest Host Chris Williams

Caller Questions:

  1. I emotionally neglected my wife and she wants a divorce; how do I reconnect and save my marriage?
  2. How do I encourage the man I recently started dating to go to Every Man’s Battle?
  3. Can a narcissist change if he is also a sex addict?
  4. My 13yo son is looking at porn; how do we help him?

Suggested Resources:
How We Love
Every Man’s Battle
Every Heart Restored
Every Young Man’s Battle

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