Posts tagged sexuality
Mixed Messages Pt 4

Learning the application of transparency, authenticity, intimacy, accountability, integrity, and vulnerability in relationships and ultimately in my marriage came at a cost. For me that price of admission was pain, loss, suffering, heartfelt sorrow, brokenness, and the death of an image. The words I have just defined do not reflect or describe pornography, lust, sex, or orgasms. The messages that they send are not mixed or confusing; it's simply a message of love and acceptance.

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Mixed Messages Pt 3

Growing up as a young boy in my world, I received many mixed messages, and more mixed messages followed. There were some good messages.  I saw men provide for their household by working hard, keeping food on the table, the lights on, and clothes on the backs of their children.  I heard a lot about going to school and working hard to get a good education. I was told not to have sex before marriage, not to get a girl pregnant, to wear a condom to avoid STDs, and to take care of your responsibilities if you do get a girl pregnant. But sex and sexuality, pornography, and how to have a healthy loving relationship and marriage were not spoken about unfortunately.  

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