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Why Sex Matters in Your Marriage

This is a fantastic post from Nancy Houston, a licensed Christian sex therapist, on the importance of sex in your marriage. Thanks to Homeword...
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Ingredients to Good Sex: Pt. 1 – Romance

The sex need that rated the fifth highest among women in our survey was romance. Nearly 53% of the women placed romance as a...
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Bringing Sexy Back to Your Self-Image

Today's post comes from Joy McMillan, author of XES: Why Church Girls Tend to Get it Backwards...And How to Get It Right, and Friend of the Newsletter™...
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1 Easy Way to Have a Great Weekend with Your Spouse

It's easy to overcomplicate marriage. Life becomes so busy, important conversations go unspoken, the kids demand every ounce of emotional energy you have, work is...
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Making Time for Making Love

Today's post from Juli @ Authentic Intimacy post is a practical, honest look at the challenges of making sex a priority when you have...
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5 TED Talks for Your Marriage

Our friends over at simplemarriage.net recently posted 5 TED talks for your marriage that would be great for you and your spouse to watch...
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My Spouse Watches Porn: Now What?

Today's post involves a wife asking Juli Slattery @ Authentic Intimacy what she should do after catching her husband viewing pornography. A thought up front:...
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1 Easy Way to Have a Great Weekend with Your Spouse

Want to have a great weekend with your spouse? Sometimes here at Thriving Marriages we post long, detailed content that dives into the deep waters...
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What To Do When You Have Mismatched Sex Drives

Today's post is from Bonny Logsdon Burns, who writes at OysterBed7.com. Follow Bonny there for more great resources on Christian Marriage, and thanks to Beth...
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Why Your Awkward Sex Life is Okay

Growing up in the Bible belt as a pre-teen, sex always seemed awkward or dirty. It was only talked about as an example of...

What the Enemy Wants You to Believe About Sex

Today's post from our friends at Authentic Intimacy and guest blogger Jerusha Clark is so, so, SO good. I (Josh) regularly receive emails from readers...
10 ways to kill intimacy in marriage

10 Ways to Kill Intimacy in Your Marriage

Today's article comes from our friend Frank. Check out his website to see more resources he offers.  Most days, I wake up early and start my day...

10 Ways Men Can Improve Their Marriage’s Sex Life

Today's thoughts come from longtime Friend of the Newsletter™ Sheila at To Love, Honor, and Vacuum and is written by guest poster Keith Schooley.  Psst…...
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Why It’s Okay to Flirt

Today's post comes from a new friend of ours here at Thriving Marriages. Brie Gowen wrote a great post recently about why it's still...

How to Stay Attracted to Your Spouse

Today's tip is an excerpt from a new book by counselor Debra Fileta called Choosing Marriage. If you like what you read today you should...
10 ways porn kills marriage

10 Ways Porn Kills a Marriage

The effects of porn are devastating. Pornography is ravaging marriages. In our culture porn is treated as if it’s harmless, but it’s not. Porn will...

How to Satisfy Your Wife in Bed

We recently ran a post about satisfying a husband's sexual needs. Today, it's the wife's turn. Husbands, want your wife to be satisfied in...
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10 Easy Ways to Boost Intimacy in Your Marriage

Today's post comes from Scott Kedersha. What I like about this post isn't just the content, but the links to some GREAT resources for...

7 Ways to Avoid an Affair (#4 is huge!)

Confession: I HATE writing clickbaity headlines like the one above. The only reason I (Josh) wrote today's, is because I really do believe #4...
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10 Ways to Turn Up the Heat This Valentine’s Day

We're decidedly pro-sex here at Thriving Marriages, just in case you were wondering. I say that because today's post from Sheila at to love,...

The Difference Between Love and Desire

Today's post is another great one from one of our most popular contributors, Gary Thomas. Enjoy! When an immature 29 year old soul proclaims, “I...
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3 Ground Rules for Sexual Playfulness

Today's great post from Julie at Intimacy in Marriage has some great thoughts on why turning your spouse on is great, and how to do...