He says that he is a Christian and a virgin, but that he feels that if he ever does have sex he will become addicted to it and that would be a sin so he's looking for something that will tell him how to avoid that. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I constantly hear the warning from local and general level leadership that pornography is a bad thing, and for very understandable reasons. Just be sure that you read it before you hand it out blindly to young people. But that is my only issue with it. Parts of the book are very candid and the perspective is decidedly Christian, which some will not agree with, but it does give a lot of weight to the argument for abstinence before marriage and sexual purity throughout life. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell.
I appreciate that the authors don't shy away from the graphic details because it shows just how nasty a porn addiction can become and makes those of us who have gone to some really dark places not feel alienated and alone in the fight. But I have sold it. If you can overlook the two above glaring problems, than the advice in the book is all practical. But then he says temptation waits around every corner and it is best to be prepared. In this world you're surrounded by sexual images that open the door to temptation. That horror of sex and sex being the monster, and the more you resist the more it persists! That's what this book did to me. Lust is a God-given desire.
The obsession he had with not thinking about sex just gave those thoughts more power and heightened his emotional response. La gente necesita libertad de la inmoralidad y este libro brinda consejos prácticos y señala hacia el libertador. It's fine if people want to be abstinent, or if they want to live as Christians and marry as virgins, but this book is not the path to making peace with yourself and your feelings, it's a book that fosters repression and anxiety. I got this book instead of Every Man's Battle because I wanted to see what they had to say about the single guys — it really is a different ballgame. I will have to implement that more in the future. Before I read this book I thought it was just fine to have sexual temptation for a teenager like me.
It is also extremely mysogonist and archaic in its view and portrayal of women. And they explain how an authentic, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ is the key to victory over temptation. This book is a fantastic read. Como todo libro de Arterburn y Stoeker, esta es una obra llena de honestidad. It was refreshing to have someone talk about these issues from the side of being aware of male impulses rather than someone pretending as though they don't exist, which is how this issue is normally treated in church.
Instead, it was refreshingly honest and insigh Great book to help young men cope with the many struggles to maintain sexual purity of mind and body in our modern world. We learned how to communicate with people, the anxiety lessened as we learned that all the stuff we were confused about, all the stuff we didn't know about sex wasn't that big of a deal. So how can you survive the relentless battle against temptation? None the less, sexual sin is still sexual sin regardless of which kind it is, and if you are looking for a do-it-yourself approach, I suspect the principles in this book are fairly universal and would hold up against most kinds of sin that are sexual in nature. As a mother of teen girls, it helped me to understand the very real pressures their male friends are struggling with. Sin importar afiliaciones religiosas estamos en una época en la que este mensaje, para algunos demasiado fuerte hace 10 años, es mas que pertinente. I think it just depends.
In study hall, I condemned people for lusting even though I was lusting. From the Inside Flap: In this world you? I found this book in a thrift store and, as a Christian wife, mother and grandmother of men and boys, decided to read it. Don't hesitate as you can't go wrong in helping your child and preparing them in these bombarding times! He wants to know if we have any books on sex addiction. It gets real and becomes intense at times but is a great book to do with others if you are looking for purity. If any young man be struggling with purity, or whether he is walking the straight and narrow already, this is a book that men should read.
Great book to help young men cope with the many struggles to maintain sexual purity of mind and body in our modern world. As a result, you'll experience hopereal hope for living a strong, pure life God's way. I would recommend this book to anyone who is feeling that sexual temptation is too great and wanting to have some practical tools to help them avoid the temptation. He even enrolled in a group that helps people with sex addiction, despite the fact that he is still a virgin and in college, because these thoughts and this guilt still keeps him up at night, and prevent him from meeting or befriending women. The lessons hold true for both books, with every young man's battle having a younger and more relaxed tone, taking ample opportunities to interject some of the vernacular of teenagers. It happened because this book produced an awareness of sin in me. Thought it would be funny but actually left me feeling very concerned for anyone who would read it.
En ningún momento tratan de ocultar sus tropiezos a veces creo que me asusta su franqueza. Stephen Arterburn is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries—the nation's largest faith-based broadcast, counseling, and treatment ministry—and is the host of the nationally syndicated New Life Live!. Don't be alone with your phone in your hand. His most recent bestsellers include Every Man's Battle and Finding Mr. It is filled with scripture and practical advice on how to help with lust, perversions, and poor sexual habits.
Perhaps in future conferences these things will be addressed more in detail. But I have sold it. I know it makes sense what he is saying, but reading this book gave me the feeling that I will never succeed at the battle for sexual purity. The authors don't attempt to follow this ide The advice in this book is excellent and should be followed by all men, but I had to take away a couple of stars for two reasons: 1. I just don't see how this guy gets lucky enough to get addicted to I didn't read this book.
It is not a tool to help people come to terms with unwanted thoughts, nor will it help anyone to develop a healthy outlook on life and sexuality, Christian or otherwise. Steve Arterburn and Fred Stoeker, the authors of the hard-hitting best-seller Every Man's Battle, now focus on the temptations young single Christian men like you face every day and they offer workable, biblical strategies for achieving sexual purity. The mental health of anyone reading this and taking the recommendations on would be my greatest concern. There was some good information in this book regarding how men think about sex and how to break pornography addictions. With extensive updates for a new generation of men, this is the award-winning guide to practical resistance. The advice in this book is excellent and should be followed by all men, but I had to take away a couple of stars for two reasons: 1.