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45 Things You Can Do When You Are Tempted

As humans, we are all inclined to sin because of our sinful nature. Different people have different temptations. For a lot of men, porn and sex are strong temptations. For an alcoholic seeking sobriety, drinking is a strong temptation. For somebody who has depression, the temptation to cut may be present. Temptations are most strong when one is tired, bored, or stressed out. There is a way to overcome the temptation. 1 Corinthians 10:13 says “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it” (NIV). The temptation will pass, but you have to find an alternative way to occupy your time.

3 Tips For Dating Somebody With Depression

As I am going into a 4 month relationship with my loving boyfriend Johnny Fernandes, I have learned so much about myself and how to love someone unconditionally. Learning love is putting the needs of someone else before yours and learning to love them for who they are. Just as Christ does for us. When being in love with someone who struggles with anxiety and depression, there are a few important things to keep in mind:

There Is A Way Out

I remember the first time I ever wanted to end my life. I was fifteen years old; a freshman in high school on the bus ride home from school one day. I had found out that the people I considered to be friends were not friends of mine at all, my fifteen year old heart had been broken for the first time by a boy, and I was on my way to a house that I desperately tried to spend more time outside of it than inside.