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Category Archives: Self-care

Three Styles of Response When Your Wife is a Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse

  What is it like for you as a husband whose wife was sexually abused as a child? Imagine that you and I are having coffee at a local café in your town (I wish that were possible). Given the vast and various effects of childhood sexual abuse, your situation might not warrant all of […]

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If You Don’t Take Steps for Self-Care Now, You’ll Regret it Later (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog, I noted Jesus’ self-care leadership with his disciples and highlighted that self-care is a non-negotiable for husbands whose wives are survivors of childhood sexual abuse (CSA). If we neglect self-care, we’ll pay for it in some way sooner or later. Part 2 continues with further self-care attitudes and behaviors […]

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If You Don’t Take Steps for Self-Care Now, You’ll Regret it Later (Part 1)

For many years, I assumed that anything with the word “self” in front of it was not good: selfish, self-indulgent, self-righteous, self-pity. I’ve now awakened to the fact that there are some exceptions and self-care is one of those exceptions. Jesus, the personification of selflessness, knowing the limitations of his disciples, guided them in self-care. […]

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Self-Check on our own Health (Part 3)

Before considering the third self-check, I want you to know that I welcome your comments and feedback on any of these blogs or thoughts that you have for the MarriageReconstruction website. At this stage, your comments will not appear publicly with the blog. But I’d appreciate hearing from you personally as we learn together. To […]

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Self-Check on our own Health (Part 2)

Self-Check on our own Health (Part 2) The self-check for emotional and relational health is based on the principle that it can be prosperous to strive for a healthy relationship and preposterous to seek a normal relationship. Striving for a healthy relationship begins with us as husbands. This blog is the second of a 3-part […]

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Self-Check on our own Health (Part 1)

Have you done a self-check on your own emotional health recently?  This is the first “self-check” in a 3 part series … In my last blog I stated that it can be prosperous to strive for a healthy relationship and preposterous to seek a normal relationship. Since striving for a healthy relationship must begin with […]

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