Roane and Eva Hunter

Sex, God, & Chaos (Ben Derrick, Roane Hunter)

  • 041 Distorted Thinking

041 Distorted Thinking

Monday 8th July 2024

Ben Derrick and Roane Hunter discuss distorted thinking, its impact on addiction, and how open communication can foster personal growth.
29 minutes

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Breaking the Cycle: Understanding Distorted Thinking

Episode Overview

  • Open communication is key to healthy relationships.
  • Safe spaces allow men to share without fear of judgment.
  • Constructive feedback helps correct distorted thinking.
  • Recognising deep-seated beliefs is crucial for personal growth.
  • Shared wisdom in men's groups fosters authentic relationships.
Distorted thinking is not just a you problem; it's a we problem.
Ever wondered how distorted thinking can affect your relationships and personal growth? In this episode of Sex, God, & Chaos, hosts Ben Derrick and Roane Hunter tackle the complex topic of distorted thinking patterns and their impact on men's lives. They dive into the importance of open communication and self-control within marriage, offering a candid discussion on how to create safe spaces for men to share their experiences without fear of judgment.
By fostering these environments, men can gain valuable insights into their thought patterns and behaviours, leading to personal growth and more authentic relationships. Roane and Ben share their own experiences and wisdom on addressing distorted thinking before it spirals into the addiction cycle. They explain how distorted thoughts often stem from deep-seated beliefs and societal influences, such as the unrealistic portrayals of sex and relationships in media.
The hosts emphasise that recognising and addressing these distorted thoughts is crucial for breaking the cycle of addiction and achieving personal growth. The episode also highlights the power of constructive feedback and shared wisdom in men's groups. Roane and Ben stress the importance of talking to safe people who can provide honest and compassionate feedback. They share anecdotes from their own men's community, illustrating how open discussions can help men identify and correct their distorted thinking.
If you're looking for practical advice on how to tackle distorted thinking and foster healthier relationships, this episode is a must-listen. You'll gain a deeper understanding of how to create a supportive environment for personal growth and learn the value of honest communication. So why not give it a listen and see how it can help you or someone you know?