The Bible tells us that a woman can either build up a family (house) or tear it down. This places a ton of responsibility on a wife’s shoulders. Her actions will either strengthen or weaken the bonds that hold her family together.
Writing allows me to harness the awe-inspiring power of creativity; it allows me to create the ultimate lesson. I can breathe life into fictitious characters, create a compelling story-line and then-poof! a lesson that just might alter a reader’s life for the better is born.
I have been blessed to be happily married for over a decade but I realize that there are millions of couples who have not enjoyed the benefits of a lasting, faithful marriage. In my historical christian fiction novel Twiceborn I examine the effects of infidelity in married couples but over the next three posts I would like to identify compelling causes for infidelity on the part of men and strategies that women can use to fight back.
When you have sex with someone you’re not married to, you are tossing the gift of your body and purity away. Guilt, shame and regret are the results of this union-not love and not happiness.