When a Sexual Past is Causing Problems in the Marriage (Podcast #37)

When a Sexual Past is Causing Problems in the Marriage

Every marriage is filled with mistakes; either mistakes on the husband’s part or on the wife’s.  This is just the straight up truth since marriage is comprised of sinners.  Plainly put, we fall short of perfection just like the scripture says in Romans 3:23.  So, when a wife makes a mistake, what’s a girl to do […]

How Do I Trust Him Again? (Podcast #030)

How Do I Trust Him Again? (Podcast #030) by Jolene Engle

When a husband breaks the trust in marriage, how do you trust him again?  After all, for a healthy and thriving marriage, trust is vital! Dear Jolene, Today I caught my husband of 20 years at a strip club- hands on and all during a lap dance from a girl young enough to be our […]

Day 26: for those who want to change their spouse

Day 26:  for those who want to change their spouse

Missed some posts in this series?  You can read them here. Say it with me, “I cannot change him.” No, really. Say it out-loud. And again. Now say, “And it’s not my job.” Yes, out-loud. Now put both statements together and say it again. Like you mean it. You can even shout it…unless you’re reading […]

Day 24: Lessons From Infidelity

Lessons from Infidelity

Missed some posts in this series?  You can read them here. Twelve years into our marriage, I found out that Clint had an affair. A few days after his initial confession I found out there was more. He’d had multiple affairs over the course of almost four years. It was completely devastating and life-altering. In […]

Day 13: Pornography ~ The Unwelcome Guest in Your Home

The Unwelcome Guest in Your Home

Missed some posts in this series?  You can read them here. Have you discovered that pornography showed up in your home like an uninvited guest, unpacked her bags, and isn’t catching on to the fact that she is UNwelcome? If so, let me begin by telling you that I’m sorry. I’m sorry that this is […]

Should I Apologize to the Woman I Committed Adultery Against? #013

Should I apologize to the woman I committed adultery against?

Dear Jolene, In the past, I committed adultery.  I never asked for forgiveness of this man’s wife that I wronged and the family that was affected by my great sin. My husband does not want me to speak to this woman but there has been a quiet urging in me all this year to call […]

How I Overcame My Past So My Marriage Could Flourish (Podcast #09)

How I Overcame My Past So My Marriage Could Flourish

Sometimes we’re held in bondage from our past.  Because of this, it’s easy for us to carry the luggage of guilt and shame straight into our marriage.  When I was a new bride this was my struggle and it’s the same struggle from a wife who wrote in asking for guidance to overcome her chains […]