No marriage is 100% bulletproof to temptation. As someone who got dangerously close, I needed to avoid an affair.
Today's post from Sheila at To Love, Honor and Vacuum is a great look at why an emotional affair is dangerous, but also preventable.
Boring sex isn't about routine. Routine can actually be a vital part of a health sex life. But don't miss adding this ingredient as well.
We hope you can learn from our mistakes and start today to reverse any of these habits you might have that lead to an unhappy marriage.
Married couples should flirt and have intimate conversations to stoke the fire of our interests. Here are 36 ideas for you.
Talking about sex is one of the more difficult conversations. It's easier to talk about it with friends than your spouse? Why is that?
Have you “lost that loving feeling?” of dating and romance. We need to rekindle romance, the fun and enjoyment of marriage.
Sometimes circumstances turn our sex life into something negative, but don't despair. It's possible to reset your sex life!
For many married couples initiating sex can be an awkward moment that leads to conflict or hurt feelings. They’re not sure what to say. They fear being rejected. This may begin to sound overwhelming, but there are few simple points to keep in mind when initiating sex with your spouse.
I’ve given my life to helping newlyweds prepare start their marriages off right. Here are four common mistakes I see them make.
Sex is the ultimate knowing of one another, and the ultimate expression of intimacy. The more intimate you can be with each other, the more passionate and wonderful sex will be.
When the stress of life gets in the way of our romance, Cathy proactively applies what she calls the Three Golden Rules for Romance.
25% of respondents said their phone, not their spouse, is the last thing they see at night. There's a phrase for this: phone addiction.
1 Corinthians 7:5. That’s a sticky verse. The most common conflict when it comes to sex in marriage is about frequency.
What can you do if your spouse watches porn? As you seek authentic intimacy in your marriage, here are a few practical steps to take.
Many couples expect romance to just happen, but we have found that intentionality is the key to rekindling romance. When the stress of life gets in the way of our romance, Cathy and I proactively apply what we call the “Three Golden Rules for Romance.”
For most couples it takes years to make sex work like clockwork, where you’re both enjoying it, and you both climax. Better sex is absolutely possible, if you practice!
If the most powerful vows are never spoken, why not speak them? If you said them out loud, would you agree with these lies about yourself?
At one point it felt like my husband did everything not to touch me. Here are four ways we recaptured the magic.
"My husband and I can talk about anything. But when it comes to sex, and telling him what I like in bed I have a panic attack. What do I do?"
Many couples endure sexual turmoil and private agony for years without knowing this is normal. And sadly, many couples end the marriage too soon before the process of working through bad sex can actually be used for their own personal development bootcamp.
The hard truth about a Christian marriage is that your marriage will not be perfect just because you’re Christians. Don't buy these myths.
Many women simply think that we aren’t sexual beings, Why do we reinforce a stereotype about libido that does nobody any good?
In our culture porn is treated as if it’s harmless, but it’s not. Porn addiction wrecks the arousal process as well as your sex life.
The secretive world of acting out contained for them a promise of something different, not necessarily something better or positive.
When it comes to teaching on healthy sexuality, how can you tell if a book, website -- or even a church -- is on point?
A great barrier to intimacy as God intends is the inability to communicate in marriage about sexual intimacy.
Just as the women’s top sex needs are interrelated, the men’s needs are also interconnected. They are all about relationship. They're about an emotional connection.
Could you be getting into a negative cycle in your marriage (especially with how to have sex) because you’re just treating things a little too seriously?
A practical, honest look at the challenges of making time for making love a priority when you have young kids.
Are you the high sex drive husband, and you’re wondering what to do because your wife rarely wants sex? Here are 10 questions you should ask.
Getting married doesn’t give you victory over sexual lust because singleness isn’t what causes lust.
"God, show me one way to serve my spouse today, and give me the courage to do what you show me." That's the path to amazing intimacy.
Here are some New Year’s resolutions ideas that have the potential to actually change your marriage for the better.
In marriage, one spouse will often need to nurture the sexual desire of the other. Great sex is something you develop, not deserve.
So what is being romantic? Love is a feeling; romance is love in action. Romance is something you do to express the love that you feel.
Even though sex is a critical part of a healthy and happy marriage, many women are losing interest in intimacy with their husbands.
Here are the 10 signs you’re having an emotional affair. If ANY of these are happening with you OR with your spouse, please take action.
I’m talking only about scenarios where the inhibitions are a problem. If you and your spouse are fine with how inhibited you are, great!
Is there a difference between lusting and noticing? Lusting is a deliberate act. Sexual attraction is a hard-wired state of being over which we have no control.
Do you want better sex? Is your spouse hungering for better sex, too? If so, what’s the one thing you must STOP first?
We grow up assuming that good girls don’t talk about sex. We have strong feelings about sexual pleasure — sex should feel good!
If your spouse has an affair, are you partially to blame? Why do people cheat in relationships anyway? That’s been something I’ve been...
The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy says national surveys indication 15 percent of married women and 25 percent of married...
Since COVID-19 the pornography industry has seen a massive increase in website traffic. On March 24th, one major site announced that their...
Feel like you have no libido–as if it’s in hibernation or something? You’re not alone! This post contains affiliate links. I love talking on the...
Today's post is about the needs of men, but husbands, your wives need words of affirmation too! Here's 102 ways you can...
Over the past few months, we’ve been digging into the married sex needs of husbands and wives – and how you can...
Want to know what to do if you're bored with your marriage? Here's helpful information if you're feeling bored with your marriage. Q:...
For men and women, adultery begins in the heart. And for men particularly, it begins when the heart is not guarded against...
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