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I'll talk about my addiction
By myid
7/26/2012 11:04:53 PM
Two Foundations of my addiction:

Pride: I think my way is better, I judge, I argue to protect my ego, always trying to prove myself to others . . . . the list can go on

Denyal: After some sobriety I convince myself I can look at images or people around me lustfully without getting burned.

I'm struggling right now not to have lust for my wifes sister. I'm on vacation right now and its obvious how we are able to connect as friends and there is chemistry there. I'm not remembering God's commandment to not commit adultery applies to anyone including my wifes sisters. I need to surrender to Gods will on this one.

We are visiting Nauvoo right now (AWESOME PLACE!!!) and I ended up walking with my wifes sister alone because both our kids wanted a drink. well the church was open so we went in. Interestingly enough the ARP meeting was just starting. I did not attend but felt the power of those meetings. I decided to stay behind instead of walking back with her.

Comments:

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"Good thoughts! Glad you've found an avenue to be honest! Honesty takes practice too and this is a good place to practice it!

:-)"
posted at 23:10:42 on July 26, 2012 by siouxsie
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"Do everything you can to avoid being with your sister-in-law and especially being alone with her. You may not be able to control how you feel but you can control what you do. If you feel the situation is ever spinning out of control just run away, as far away as you can. Think of the consequences of what adultery would do to your family. Do not focus on how attractive she is or other pleasing parts of her personality. Focus on avoiding temptation and following the Lord."
posted at 09:00:06 on July 27, 2012 by Anonymous


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