Grace and Frankie: What’s So Funny?

“'He is making a joke, no,' Will said. 'But he likes to think he is making a joke, yes.” - John Flanagan, The Emperor of Nihon-Ja We’re think laughing at someone’s pain is nothing more than petty cruelty, and we think most people agree. Continue Reading

Questions Wounded Wives Ask

Renee, you've been telling us about the WIFEBOAT Online Support Groups.  What sort of topics will you cover in this program? The WIFEBOAT Online Support Group will be 2 hours a week for 12 weeks.  After we take some time to share our stories, each session will have a short teaching on subjects relevant to their recovery--boundaries, wounded femininity, children and family issues--then we'll have a group discussion on how this issue is affecting each one. I even have a special guest facilitator planned--my husband Joe will be on hand for a Continue Reading

Talk. Support. Relief.

Join me for our next WifeBoat Online Support Group May 18th-August 10th   Hear more about WifeBoat on Renee's interview on Midday Connection with Anita Lustrea and Melinda Schmidt on Moody Radio I've had many women ask me how they could possibly cope after finding out the devastating news that their husband had been using pornography, having an affair or feeling homosexual attractions.  These grieving wives have often felt there was no place to turn to talk safely and openly about what they were dealing with.  Family, friends, and career Continue Reading

SHEmergency: He’s having an affair.

You just found out your husband’s having an affair. What now?” 1. Make sure he knows that you know, and that you’re requiring him to take immediate action to terminate the relationship with the other party, and to work with you on repairing the damage that’s been done to your marriage. Don’t accept a simple, “Sorry, it won’t happen again.” Instead, let him know the situation warrants action in addition to apology. 2. Immediately set an appointment with your pastor, or a Christian counselor, or a trusted mentor. As a couple, sit down with this Continue Reading

Compromise: The “Slow Fade” to Gray

Joe did a radio interview the other day and they introduced him with this song, Slow Fade,  from Casting Crowns.  We were both blow away by it because it so eloquently describes what we see daily--sexual compromise and the heartache it inflicts on families.  Take a minute to watch this. No commentary needed as this speaks for itself. -R Continue Reading