Month: April 2015

How Sex Can Be Awesome

How cool is this?! I got to chat with Jolene Engle of Christian Wife University, who is also the host of the upcoming Wisdom for Wives online conference. This is a fabulous event in May, with eleven wives speaking on various facets in marriage. As you might guess, my session is on improving sexual intimacy in …

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A Romance Book You Can Read

Romance novels regularly get pummeled. Sometimes with good reason. I’ve written about the myths of romance novels, aware they often convey wrong messages about love and sexuality. Plus, I feel bad for husbands who are trying, but the standard women seem to want, based on romance novels, is unrealistic and impossible. (We ladies know how unrealistic and …

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3 Things Higher-Drive Spouses Long For

You might think the three things higher-drive spouses long for are sex, sex, and sex. But while I’m certain higher-drive husbands and wives would like greater frequency of sexual intimacy in marriage, I truly believe they want more. So here are three other, very important things higher-drive spouses long for. 1. Recognition that their sex drive isn’t bad. …

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If At First You Don’t Succeed… Ask for Sex Again

Physical intimacy hasn’t been happening in my marriage as often as we’d like. It’s been harder to connect lately, with my husband and me each having full work schedules (which don’t coincide), certain family obligations, and recent ailments and sleep disturbances. I’d love to say that we’re always rocking the marriage bed over here in …

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Why I Cringe at Comparing Sexual Intimacy to Gardening

Here we are in the season of Spring, and my landscaping bed looks like this:               Don’t judge. Oh, who am I kidding? Go ahead and judge. That’s terrible, pitiful, inexcusable. You should all send my neighbors sympathy cards for having to share the street with this flower-bed slacker. Interestingly …

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