Counseling 23: Infidelity Prevention/Purity in Marriage

Instructor:

Yousry Armanios, M.D., M.A.

Yarmanios@hotmail.com

(614) 327-8280

Course Objective:

As the entire world faces now the toxins of pornography, sexual perversions and sex addiction, the Institution of Marriage has been threatened like never before. Christians should be more aware of such threats and their implications. The course would address the tools and measures that individuals, couples as well as Christian Counselors should learn to prevent and to deal with the impact of infidelity on marriage in general.

Course Description:

  1. Introduction: Prevalence & Epidemiology of Porn & Cybersex in Our Life
  2. Leading Factors before Marriage: Childhood, Culture & Religion
  3. “Temptation” of Pornography after Marriage: “Facts & Feelings”!
  4. Between Dynamics of Affairs & Pure, Monogamous Marriage
  5. Treatment: A Comprehensive Restoring Plan from the Holy Scriptures
  6. Questions & Answers – Conclusion

Required Text:

  1. Book: “HEALING YOUR MARRIAGE WHEN TRUST IS BROKEN”

Author: Cindy Beall

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 978-0-7369-4315

ISBN: 978-0-7369-4315 (eBook)

 Book: His Needs, Her Needs

Author: Willard F. Harley, Jr.

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group/Revell

ISBN: 978-1-44123-369-1

EBook Corrections 04.17.2013, 09.30.2015

  1. Other Suggested Text & Articles: Provided Onsite

Course Requirements & Grading:

  1. Physical Attendance of Onsite Six Presentations (20% of Final Grade)
  2. Research Paper: Details Provided Onsite (80% of Final Grade)
  3. Passing Grade “C”:                 70% out of 100%
  4. Passing Grade “B”:                 80% out of 100%
  5. Passing Grade “A”:                 90% out of 100%
  6. Passing Grade “A+”:             95-100% out of 100%