Lasting Love: A Relationship That Creates Joy!

Lasting Love: A Relationship That Creates Joy!

Sex is one of the ways that love can be expressed in a relationship. But not all sex is love. Porn is tempting because it arouses a burning physical desire. That desire is not connected to an impulse to give joy to the beloved, so it is not love. Love is a Relationship People often think love should be spontaneous, something that happens to you without your knowing why or how. But real love is more like a seed that sprouts and grows from within. It takes effort and nurturing because it’s a relationship. Love can not be experienced alone…

Protecting Your Children From Porn

Protecting Your Children From Porn

Protecting children from the problems in the world doesn’t start with creating barriers or shelters. The best protection is teaching a child how to deal with problems, because problems will always exist. This is also true about the issues of pornography and sexual abuse. Personal Values Without Judgment When teaching children values such as sexual purity, modesty and how to relate to others, it’s best to show the personal benefit. Instead of teaching these values as a “great moral judgment”, we can teach them in a common sense way. How does it benefit a person to save sex for marriage,…

Talk With Your Kids About Sex

Talk With Your Kids About Sex

Traditionally, parents find that talking with children about sex is one of the most difficult things they have to do. Parents struggle to know what to say and when to say it. In today’s culture it’s even more difficult, because our children could be exposed to porn before we’ve even thought about discussing sex with them. Lay the Foundation for Future Talks Create an atmosphere in your home that allows your children to feel they can talk to you about anything. You can do this by listening well and not overreacting when your child is troubled about something. Your children…

What All Parents Should Know About Porn

What All Parents Should Know About Porn

“Don’t be surprised, be ready” I remember when one of my sons was in second grade. The last thing on my mind back then was to talk to him about pornography. Then he came home from playing in the neighborhood one day and told me an older boy showed him some pictures of naked women. I became much more careful about whose house he could go to after that. But these days it’s not so simple. Even young children have cell phones, tablets and laptops available to them without supervision. Pornography is freely available wherever there is an internet connection. Early…