Wives: Why Being a Little Selfish Will Lead to Better Orgasms

It seems a bit counterintuitive. This idea of being selfish in bed.  It even — dare I say — seems to fly in the face of that beloved Christian platitude of being self-sacrificial in marriage. But ladies I gotta tell you — if you aren’t experiencing and enjoying orgasm in your marriage bed, then your marriage […]

Sexual Touch and What You Might Be Missing

The way you touch your spouse — what does it say about your sexual desire? It’s an important question. Sexual desire — the degree to which we sexually long for the person we married — is a tender vulnerable place. Rich with possibilities.  And, in some marriages, fraught with discouragement. My husband and I had […]

Why “Going Through The Motions” is Robbing You of Great Sex

My husband recently switched from a second shift schedule to a more “normal” day schedule. Americanized life — and maybe life in other countries too — tends to gravitate toward “work during the day” and “off in the evenings and on weekends.” While I know that’s not everyone’s reality (it wasn’t ours for years), it is what […]

Why Is Sex a Struggle in Your Marriage?

Recently, I went to a graduation party where I was able to catch up with some people I have known for decades, but don’t see often. One person who I hadn’t seen in awhile shared with me that he and his ex-wife were now back together after quite a few years apart. The ex-wife had […]

Hanging on by a Thread: Sexual Trauma and Marriages

Trigger Warning: If the topic of sexual assault or sexualized violence is one that is deeply troubling to you, please do what you need to take care of yourself in this moment. Some of the material in this article could be triggering to you.   April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Sexual violence […]

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