Hope For Wives

Hope For Wives

For wives enduring the pain of sexual betrayal. Conversations that acknowledge the devastation of sexual betrayal through pornography addictions, unwanted sexual behaviors, and infidelity while offering practical insight and hope for healing through a Christian lens. Equips wives to see the next steps in their recovery, and find hope in the mess of this situation. New episodes release every 2 weeks! Find additional resources at hopeforwives.com.

Episodes

September 20, 2022 33 min

Welcome to Hope for Wives

With your co-hostesses:

Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com 

Today, we finish our discussion revolving around trust. How do I restore trust with God?

This may sound a little different as we are having more of a conversation than just answering questions.

We will be discussing:

  • Our personal experiences with loss of trust with God
  • Is it o...
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    Welcome to Hope for Wives

    With your co-hostesses:

    Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

    Today, we are continuing our discussion around trust. Our specific topic is, “How do I ever trust My partner, again? How will I ever trust that he loves me, will protect me, won’t do this to me again. If I were hurting and sick how do I trust he won’t abandon me?”

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    Welcome to another episode of Hope For Wives.

    With your co-hostesses:

    Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

    Today, we are beginning a series of discussions about Trust.

    Trust is defined as an assured reliance, or firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.  After discovery, typically, a betrayed partner feels a loss of tru...

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    With your co-hostesses:

    Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

    Welcome to another episode of Hope For Wives.

    Today we extend our discussion around Full Therapeutic Disclosure. We explore some myths around Full Therapeutic Disclosures. We also talk about preparation work and post after-care typically looks. We will be discussing:

  • Myths around Full Therapeutic Discl...
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    Welcome to Hope for Wives

    With your co-hostesses:

    Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

    Welcome to another episode of Hope for Wives. Today, we are discussing Full Therapeutic Disclosure.

    In the Pyramid of Intimacy, the foundational piece of any relationship is honesty and truth.

    The full therapeutic disclosure includes many parts, not just the sharing of truth. ...

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    Welcome to Hope for Wives

    With your co-hostesses:

    Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

    Today, we're going to do something a little different. We are inviting some of our professional male colleagues to share on the topic of, "Is it a struggle, a compulsion, or an addiction?"

    The root of this topic comes from questions we get most often, "Do I rea...

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    With your co-hostesses:

    Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

    Welcome to another episode of Hope For Wives.

    Today, we are discussing why support groups are important for women overcoming sexual betrayal. For over 50 years support groups have been empirically supported as a place of healing for trauma survivors.  Groups offer partners an opportunity to connect wi...

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    Welcome to another episode of Hope For Wives.

    Today we are discussing therapeutic separation otherwise known as a healing separation.

  • What are some myths about therapeutic or healing separation?
  • In your personal story, what role did therapeutic separation play, if any?
  • What are some practical thoughts or suggestions for our listeners in regards to therapeutic separation?
  • How can we offer hope to our listeners when it comes to therapeu...
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    Welcome to another episode of Hope For Wives.

    With your co-hostesses:

    Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

    Today, we will be discussing, Trauma Triggers. A trigger is an event that rings an alarm bell that sends our body into fight, flight, or, freeze response. sense of safety to evaporate. You may experience the consequence of a trigger as a flashback, panic at...

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    With your co-hostesses: Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

    Today, we are answering listener questions regarding the 90-Day Sex Fast for marriages overcoming the impact of sexual betrayal and trying to build a new sexually intimate life.

    We answer:

  • Under what circumstances is the fast helpful and when might it be harmful/unnecessary? How does this differ from a...
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    May 3, 2022 35 min

    With co-hostesses:

    Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

    Today, we discuss the intimacy building experience called the 90-Day Sex Fast. It is also known as the celibacy statement or plan. Many couples approach this as they step into their recovery journey. We want to start the conversation about what it is, how you navigate through it, and share some of our pers...

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    Welcome to another episode of Hope For Wives. Today we are discussing self-care. Self-care is a popular term these days for a reason. It is an important concept in our chaotic lives, especially if you are healing from the effects of unwanted sexual behavior in your marriage. Self-care refers to behaviours performed to improve your well-being, to preserve your health, or to maintain your physical and emotional stability.  For a betr...

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    With: Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

    Today, we talk through the acronyms, terms, and definitions surrounding the topics of betrayal, addiction, and couples recovery.

    We will specifically focus on the middle stages of discovery and healing. You may have heard our previous episode where we discussed the early stages of recovery.

    1-3 years post disclosure/dis...

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    Welcome to Hope for Wives. With your co-hostesses:

  • Pam Blizzard from recoveredpeace.com
  • Lyschel Burket from hoperedefined.org
  • Bonny Burns from strongwives.com
  • Today we are discussing how to build safety around ourselves when living with a person with problematic sexual behavior. This safety measure is oftentimes called boundaries. Boundaries are basically a way to ensure your personal values are respected. I repeat, Boundaries are ba...

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    Welcome to Hope for Wives

    With your co-hostesses:

    Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com In coaching betrayed wives, we see that some betrayed partners lean into the Lord hard and some are tremendously angry at him.

    So, today, we are going to discuss suffering and God. Where is he in all of this?

    1. Can you pick one moment where you saw God caring for you in your...

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    February 22, 2022 41 min
    Welcome to Hope for Wives.

    With your co-hostesses:

  • Pam Blizzard from recoveredpeace.com
  • Lyschel Burket from hoperedefined.org
  • Bonny Burns from strongwives.com
  • In Today's episode, we are going to discuss emotional or relational safety. What is it? How do you navigate it? How do you try to rebuild it?

    We Discuss

  • What is relational or emotional safety to you?
  • How is emotional or relational safety ruptured when one spouse has a sex ad...
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    Welcome to Hope for Wives.

    With your co-hostesses:

  • Pam Blizzard from recoveredpeace.com
  • Lyschel Burket from hoperedefined.org
  • Bonny Burns from strongwives.com
  • Today, we're going to talk through acronyms, terms, and definitions revolving around early stages of recovery and healing. There will be future episodes where we discuss acronyms, terms, and definitions associated with middle and late stages of recovery and healing.

    We Disc...

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    In this episode we discuss Discovery Day, one of the most painful days in the life of a wife who discovers her husband has been viewing pornography or is compulsively acting out sexually. The day of discovery is typically called D-Day, because just like the Normandy Beach invasion during WWII, this day is full of death, wounding, and trauma.

    D-Day is not the end of the story, though! We will leave you with hope. Your hosts are: Pa...

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    Welcome to the very first episode of Hope For Wives, where three Christian recovery experts candidly discuss the journey to overcome the impact of sexual betrayal.

    With your co-hostesses:

  • Pam Blizzard from recoveredpeace.com
  • Lyschel Burket from hoperedefined.org
  • Bonny Burns from strongwives.com
  • We will be discussing:

  • Who we are
  • Why we have a heart for betrayed wives
  • Our mission
  • Who will benefit from listening to our podcast
  • How we are in...
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