"When men enter relationships" writes Lisa McMinn, "that draw them into authentic communion with others, they diminish the temptation to be isolated or exploitative in their sexuality...It takes bold communities of faith to tackle issues of sexuality publicly. But faith communities that can encourage men and women to talk about their particular struggles with sexuality and attempt to understand the kinds of struggles experienced by the other sex are creating the possibility for the Church to be a safe place for healing and for growing relationships characerterized by grace.
Embracing a love that gives rather than takes grants permission for others to be confused sometimes about what it means to be male or female and to be vulnerable, needy, and sometimes imperfect in their responses to the challenges of being male or female. Our sexuality is about who we are, not just what we do. "
I don't have a perfect track record when it comes to sexuality and intimacy with my wife or with other women, or with other men for that matter.
But do you know what I think emotional affairs point to?