New Life Live: April 29, 2016

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From the Archives of New Life Live, This Show Originally Aired April 29, 2004

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Topics: Affairs, Dating, Intimacy, OCD, Divorce, Boundaries
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Henry Cloud

Caller Questions:

  1. My husband confessed having an affair and a child when the woman wanted money from him.
  2. I want to love my amazing fiancé, but why do I keep him at arm’s length since my temporary blindness?
  3. How can we help our 18yo daughter who was diagnosed with OCD by one psychiatrist and manic depressive disorder by another?
  4. How much stock do you put into emotions? I hear ministers preach they are ephemeral (short-lived) and not to live your life by them.
  5. My husband is sexually immoral and does not care; is divorce biblical?
  6. I get panicky when I set boundaries with my abusive boyfriend; how do I keep from giving in?

Suggested Resources:
God of Second Chances
You Can Do This  (option for God Will Make a Way)
Boundaries in Marriage
Boundaries

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New Life Live: April 28, 2016

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Topics: Affairs, Sexual Integrity, Divorce, Marriage, Anxiety, Trust, Homosexuality, Parenting
Hosts: Dr. Dave Stoop, Dr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. Should I stay with my unfaithful husband who lives a double life?
  2. How do I get through my divorce hearing tomorrow? I don’t want the divorce to go through.
  3. My 15yo daughter is sneaking out to date girls; what should I do?
  4. I have a passion to help people like you do; what is my next step?

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

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New Life Live: April 27, 2016

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Topics: Alcohol, Conflicts, Difficult Conversations, Sexual Integrity, Parenting, OCD, Intimacy
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Dave Stoop, Dr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. I was horrible to my family while I was addicted. How do they heal now that I have been sober for 2yrs?
  2. My husband would rather place blame than discuss the source of our conflicts; what can I do?
  3. What should I say to a college freshman who was dumped after she had sex?
  4. How do we tell our 18yo son that we are sending him to Every Man’s Battle with his dad?
  5. My OCD is triggered in unpleasant situations; how do I break this lifelong cycle?
  6. What can I do about intimacy when my husband’s actions do not match his words?

Suggested Resources:
Life Recovery Bible
12 Laws of Life Recovery
7 Minute Marriage Solution
Toxic Faith
Worthy of Her Trust
Every Young Man’s Battle
Emotional Freedom Workbook

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New Life Live: April 26, 2016

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Topics: Communication, Avoiders, Reconciliation, Counseling, Divorce, Grief
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions:

  1. How can I communicate better with my hyper-sensitive husband who bottles his emotions?
  2. My abusive husband made me cut ties with my family and now that he has died, how do I restore my relationships?
  3. Am I expecting too much from my new counselor? You helped me so much when I called the radio show, but my counselor is not as good.
  4. How do I let go of the grudges and anger since my divorce 4yrs ago?

Suggested Resources:
7 Minute Marriage Solution
Healing Is a Choice
How We Love

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New Life Live: April 22, 2016

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From the Archives of New Life Live, This Show Originally Aired April 28, 2004

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Topics: Narcissists, Weight Loss, Intimacy, Alcohol, Marriage, Christian Walk

Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Henry Cloud

Caller Questions:

  1. What are the characteristics of a narcissistic personality?
  2. Do you have resources to understand food addiction as it relates to men?
  3. Would God ever allow me to be released from my empty marriage?
  4. There is no love in my marriage because my wife hates my spending and not paying attention to her.
  5. How do I discipline myself to read my Bible and pray every day?

Suggested Resources:
Changes That Heal  (option for How People Grow)
Lose It for Life
Boundaries in Marriage
Every Man’s Marriage

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New Life Live: April 21, 2016

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Topics: Homosexuality, Trust, Pornography, Gender Identity, Finances
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Dave Stoop, Dr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. My 15yo son is watching male porn; how do I stop blaming myself?
  2. How can I regain my wife’s trust after I lied to her about my spending?
  3. My husband has been recovering from porn use for 4yrs. What do I need to do to get over my anger and trust him again?
  4. I do not know how to help my husband who has battled gender identity issues his whole life.
  5. My ex-boyfriend moved out of state after I lent him money; should I let it go?

Suggested Resources:
12 Gifts of Life Recovery
Worthy of Her Trust
Rescued
Life Recovery Bible

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New Life Live: April 14, 2016

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Topics: Dating, Pornography, Anger, Fear, Difficult Conversations, Guilt, Marriage
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions:

  1. Should I be concerned that a man I date off and on is into porn?
  2. How do I break free from being reactive and fearful?
  3. My brother is cheating on his wife; should I tell her even though my family says no?
  4. How do I resolve the guilt I feel for not being in the room when my mom died last year?
  5. After we worked through my husband’s unfaithfulness, he does not want me to share my story with other women.

Suggested Resources:
Healing Is a Choice
Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers
How To Have That Difficult Conversation
The Power of the Other by Henry Cloud  (call 800-639-5433 to order)

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New Life Live: April 8, 2016

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From the Archives of New Life Live, This Show Originally Aired April 26, 2004

classic-fridays-boys-fbTopics: Pornography, Dating, Divorce, Affairs, Marriage, Self Worth
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Henry Cloud

Caller Questions:

  1. I am a female watching porn since 8yo; how do I find out what need this is satisfying so I can stop?
  2. How do I set a boundary not to kiss my new boyfriend until we are engaged?
  3. Should I divorce my cheating husband? He says we are not married according to Scripture since we were both divorced when we got married.
  4. Is watching the reality dating show “The Bachelor” healthy for a marriage?
  5. My girlfriend feels insecure when I talk about my female roommates; how do I reassure her?

Suggested Resources:
Every Woman’s Battle
How To Have That Difficult Conversation  (newer version of Boundaries Face to Face)
Safe People
Is This The One

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New Life Live: April 7, 2016

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Topics: Sexual Integrity, Marriage, Affairs, Adult Children, Forgiveness
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer and Guest Host Jason Martinkus

Caller Questions:

  1. My son-in-law had sex with my niece and my daughter just found out; how do I handle this?
  2. How do I get my husband to use the tools we learned from the Marriage Solution Weekend?
  3. Did God take my horse so I would have time to care for a 70yo veteran with no family?
  4. How do I forgive my daughter-in-law, who lives across the street, for ending her relationship with my daughter?

Suggested Resources:
Worthy of Her Trust
Every Heart Restored
7 Minute Marriage Solution
7 Minute Marriage Solution Bible
Healing Is a Choice
NIV Spiritual Renewal Bible

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New Life Live: April 6, 2016

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Topics: Alcoholics, Sex Addicts, Adult Children, Blended Families, Pornography, Teens
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Dave Stoop

Caller Questions:

  1. I have been clean and sober for 3yrs; do you have advice on how to become a life coach?
  2. What boundaries can I set for my husband who goes to strip clubs and college bars to pick up women?
  3. Is there a way to talk to my college son about his drinking without him shutting down?
  4. After blending our families 7yrs ago, my grown stepsons are still angry; how do we repair the relationship?
  5. What is my next step after my 12yo daughter watched porn and started having intrusive thoughts about it?

Suggested Resources:
12 Gifts of Life Recovery
12 Laws of Life Recovery
Life Recovery Bible
Every Woman’s Battle

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