By Lavern Nissley, Tuesday@10:10 blog post
Imagine how you would feel if you were one of the 32 million subscribers to Ashley Madison, the affair-seeking site that was recently hacked. The leaked list of subscribers, assumed to be private, can now be searched by name or email. Ed Stetzer, writing for Christianity Today, estimated that 400 church leaders (pastors, elders, staff, etc.) would be resigning this past weekend due to the damaging exposure of their indiscretions.
Yes, the idea of paying for a "discreet affair" is dark, despicable and rooted in relational disconnection and deception. Although many things that used to be wrong have now become OK, having an affair is still taboo. In fact, 81.7% of all Americans believe it is wrong.
But before we start throwing stones at others, let's take a look in the mirror. How disconnected and how transparent am I in my own marriage or relationship? These are typically the core/deeper issues, not sex per se.
We're making available two relevant resources below from our couple's class, The RINGS Experience. It's a quick, free, 2 page download, and we encourage your honest reflections with both of them.
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Main author is Lavern Nissley, Executive Director of MRCMV. Guest authors will be included in posts from time to time.