The Living Truth Podcast - Freedom From Unwanted Sexual Behavior, Hope & Healing For the Betrayed

The Living Truth Podcast - Freedom From Unwanted Sexual Behavior, Hope & Healing For the Betrayed

The Living Truth Podcast explores the deeper issues beneath porn addiction, sex addiction, & the devastating impact of sexual betrayal. Find freedom & healing beyond what you think is even possible. New episodes release every 2 weeks! Find additional resources at Living-truth.org.

Episodes

April 1, 2024 30 mins

Kristin interviews Michelle Mays, a CSAT and betrayal trauma specialist whose attachment based approach to healing sheds light on the devastating and disorienting impact of sexual betrayal.

 In this 2 part episode, Michelle unpacks principles from new book The Betrayal Bind: How to Heal When the Person You Love the Most Has Hurt You the Worst. She reveals the depth of the devastating dilemma that betrayed partners face when their s...

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Kristin interviews Michelle Mays, a CSAT and betrayal trauma specialist whose attachment based approach to healing sheds light on the devastating and disorienting impact of sexual betrayal. In this 2 part episode, Michelle unpacks principles from her new book The Betrayal Bind: How to Heal When the Person You Love the Most Has Hurt You the Worst. She reveals the depth of the dilemma that betrayed partners face when their significan...

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Sexual addiction and sexual betrayal trauma are both multidimensional and complex.  As Christians, it can feel safer to blame the enemy for our experiences that are actually rooted in many other aspects of how God made us. True and lasting healing are available but we must implement recovery practices to heal the interconnected depths of our body, soul, spirit, heart, mind and will. The Living Truth Podcast contains conversations t...

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Jen & Brenda are both beautiful, smart, successful professionals whose worlds turned upside down when they discovered sexual betrayal in their marriages. Not one area of their lives was untouched by this crisis.  They both helped Kristin start Women in the Battle in 2016 and recorded this episode in the Fall of 2020. Brenda and Jen kept serving betrayed women as peer facilitators because of how strongly they believe in The Powe...

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God created us for community and to be fully known. When it comes to unwanted sexual behavior, the healing journey always involves community. For men who struggle, Men in the Battle® fills that void. What is it like walking into a MIB group for the first time? What are the benefits of coming to a MIB Group? How valuable can it be? Why should I attend? Find the answers to these questions as Michael interviews 3 Men in the Battle® fa...

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In this episode Kristin interviews Allan Katz & Michele Saffier, Certified Sex Addiction Therapists with a combined 35 years of experience. In order to experience lasting change and healing, sexual addicts must address their complex trauma; one of several root issues that drive their compulsive behaviors. Learn what is needed to heal from complex trauma. Understand the deeper meaning behind the common & copious "WHY" questi...

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January 8, 2024 43 mins

What needs to happen in order to rebuild sexual integrity in a marriage which was broken by sexual betrayal? How can someone earn back the trust of their spouse after hurting them in this way? Listen in as. Michael interviews Jason Martinkus on his incredible book, Worthy of Her Trust. You can access the resources mentioned in this podcast at https://WorthyofHerTrust.com and  https://redemptiveliving.com. The Living Truth Podcast i...

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December 25, 2023 26 mins
Dr Lehman begins with a deeply moving story of one man with a sexual addiction who did NOT want Jesus to be with him as he entered a strip Club. Jesus’ response is just stunning.  Learn more about Dr. Lehman’s pain processing pathway including why trauma isn’t just rooted in false beliefs about what has happened to us, but our feelings of isolation and inadequacy to process what has occurred. Visit Immanuelapproach.com for more...
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Christmas reminds us that JESUS came for us. He is Immanuel, God With Us!  To celebrate his coming we're sharing the re-release of this episode from our archives.

The Immanuel approach is a lifestyle of interactive connection with Jesus developed by board certified Psychiatrist, Dr. Karl Lehman. This can be used as a safe and effective inner healing prayer experience. The practice of Jesus’ presence through the Immanuel Approach ca...

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November 27, 2023 41 mins

After sexual secrets are exposed in a family, the “most wonderful time of the year” can feel like a nightmare.  But there is hope. In this episode, Kristin interviews Coach Andrea Rogers who shares from her early betrayal trauma and holiday experiences. Hearing how Andrea honored her limits and advocated for herself and her kids through the crisis in her family will inspire you.  Through financial crisis, overwhelming grief, and a ...

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November 13, 2023 29 mins

What motivates someone to recover from addiction? What does it take to fall in love with the process of change and growth? Listen to part 2 of this series as Michael interviews the founder of Elevated Recovery on these and many other topics. The Living Truth Podcast contains conversations that shed light on the deeper issues beneath porn addiction, sex addiction, & help for those enduring the devastation of sexual betrayal. 

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October 30, 2023 24 mins
How does porn addiction start and at what age? How aware is the addicted person about how many people he is hurting? What motivates someone to recover from addiction? Listen to this two part series as Michael interviews the founder of Elevated Recovery on these and many other topics. The Living Truth Podcast contains conversations that shed light on the deeper issues beneath porn addiction, sex addiction, & help for those endur...
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Kristin & Hope continue unpacking the three behaviors that people who maintain a secret sexual life employ to keep their partner in the dark. You'll better understand the conduct and impact of secret infidelity in intimate relationships. Hope provides insight into what is needed to not just find freedom from unwanted sexual behavior but to build character thats lead to trust and a healthy marriage partnership. Download a free p...

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Hope Ray is a CSAT and an APSATS trained therapist. In this episode, she explains the "stay shaming" that many partners experience when they choose to stay with their spouse after betrayal. Hope also describes the layers of Complex Partner Trauma & the impact of not only infidelity but the deceptive conditions that have been used to hide It. Download a free phone background featuring an excerpt from one of Hope’s poems here: ww...
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September 18, 2023 32 mins

Heather's pornography addiction was just the tip of the iceberg. Below the surface lie self hatred, gender dysphoria, and more pain than she could process. When transitioning and living with a male identity did not soothe the ache in her soul, Heather was looking to Jesus for a love and healing that only He could offer. She reclaimed her female identity and stepped closer to the heart of her loving Father who calls her His beloved....

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September 4, 2023 22 mins

Heather's pornography addiction was just the tip of the iceberg. Below the surface lie self hatred, gender dysphoria, and more pain than she could process. When transitioning and living with a male identity did not soothe the ache in her soul, Heather was looking to Jesus for a love and healing that only He could offer. She reclaimed her female identity and stepped closer to the heart of her loving Father who calls her His beloved....

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Betrayal shatters our hearts and lives. But there is TREMENDOUS hope that God can turn the darkest of seasons into a beautiful new life. Julie & Linda are Women in the Battle facilitators who are making a huge impact in binding up broken hearted betrayed partners. They are brave women who were once in the depths of despair due to their betrayal, just like you. Hear their hearts and the hope they offer you on your journey from a...

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Thomas and Jessica’s marriage as they knew it died when his sexual secrets were exposed. They each jumped into recovery work. After letting the brotherhood & roadmap of Men in the Battle® really saturate his heart, Thomas released his final secrets. That’s when he began to really change. Jessica is astounded and now enjoys the husband and father for their kids she always longed for. Thomas received more than just freedom from u...

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As a teen, Barb's son had a secret pornography addiction. As a pastors wife and homeschool mom, this discovery caused Barb to question her parenting skills, leaving her feeling empty and alone. She was shocked that this struggle could be happening in her home without her knowledge for so long and didn't know where to turn to for help. Her pain has led to a new purpose! Barb has become a Sexual Risk Avoidance Specialist and launched...

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Have you ever wondered why many men struggle to love? What is an emotionally undeveloped man and what causes this phenomenon? What are relational blind spots, and how does one overcome them? Listen in to part two as Michael interviews Dr. Eddie Capparuci on his book entitled "Why Men Struggle to Love: Overcoming Relational Blind Spots" where they discuss these questions and much more in this incredible two-part interview! You can f...

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