Here are four more “good reads” from Jonathan Holmes, counseling pastor at Parkside Church in Green, Ohio.
3 Dos and Don’ts of Counseling Sex-Offenders – “As the church does a better job in understanding the epidemic of sexual victimization (1:3 women, 1:5 men report unwanted sexual contact by age 18), the church also faces the challenge of understanding how to care for sex offenders in the community.”
Compulsive Porn Users’ Brain Activity – Brain studies show similar patterns of activity amongst pornography users as their counterparts who are addicted to alcohol and drugs.
The Rational Choices of Crack Addicts – Interesting read from the New York Times on how addressing issues of addiction cannot be strictly done via medications and drugs.
Why Second Marriages are More Perilous – Time Magazine discusses the big issue most people headed for divorce do not want to hear- second marriages are even tougher than the first.