Episode 248

Reading TOB, NFP Struggles & Old Loves | ACW248


October 2nd, 2023

46 mins 35 secs

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About this Episode

Questions answered this episode:

  • I'm trying to read through the actual text of John Paul's Theology of the Body but I find it incredibly difficult to understand. Is there anything I could do?
  • My best friend and her husband are practicing Natural Family Planing. She feels isolated, discouraged and frustrated. Meanwhile, I feel like NFP should be a team effort and a source of closeness to the couple. Do you have any advice?
  • I was in an unhealthy relationship with a man but I still long for his closeness. What place do old relationships have in light of the TOB?

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