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
Christian Sexuality is a powerful and mysterious thing. Gina Parrish sheds some wonderful light on this fascinating topic in her book The Romance Rescue.
So let’s say you don’t really like sex in your marriage. You maybe even would go so far as viewing it as a “necessary evil” – something you “have” to do to keep the peace. But you pretty much hate it. And you find yourself having to “talk” yourself into sex. Not surprisingly, a vicious
When I read an article on Natural Family Planning today in the online edition of Time Magazine, I knew I had to respond with a post here at Engaged Marriage. First of all, I was delighted to see NFP discussed in a national magazine! With the creation of this site and the obvious interest I
Life, much like a relationship, is a two-way street. To get anything, you have to give in return. And if you are looking for attention, sexual or not, the best way to get it is by making it obvious to your partner. Being out in public just makes things more exciting. Imagine this. It’s that
Halloween is a time of disguises, searching for a costume for yourself or for your kid, and the the idea that to try on different personas for escape as terrible fun is terribly obvious. We get to be whoever we want to be and we get to be super creative expressing that persona. Dressing up
If you want to improve your sex life and connect on a deep level, you have to get past our culture’s limited view of sex. Here’s the real secret to great sex!
Does sex seem to be the last thing on your mind by the time you both fall into bed at the end of the day? Or maybe it’s the last thing on your spouse’s mind, but you are still hoping for some sexual connection. Yet, you feel way too disconnected! Hey, I get it. Life has
What do you like about sex? This is an important question. A lot hinges on what you and your spouse would each say in response to “What do you like about sex?” Nothing? Everything? Some things? Most things? “I like the pleasure, but not the mess.” “I don’t like the vulnerability.” “I do like the
Being appreciative of your spouse, the intimacy you do share, and the sex you are currently having is obviously one of the best things you could do for yourself. Being appreciative is so important, I’ll repeat myself: Appreciating what you have is good for you. Being appreciated for what you bring to your spouse, the