Month: November 2015

Q&A with J: When It Comes to Sex, My Husband Says I’m “Too Much”

Two weeks ago, I focused on some reasons why a husband might be saying no to sex in his marriage. In that post, I featured portions of three questions from higher-drive wives. Today, I want to cover one of those questions in more detail: Please can you help me with learning how to cope with my …

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Yikes! What Do I Get My Spouse for Christmas?

Holy Jingle Bells, I looked up and whoosh! Thanksgiving had passed, and Christmas shopping had begun. Of course, if you’re one of those who finished your holiday shopping in October, kudos to you! And the rest of us do not want to hear about it. But if you’re like me, one of the hardest people to …

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Truly Beautiful with Lori Byerly

What can I say about Lori Byerly? She’s been a champion for godly marriage and healthy sexual intimacy for years, on both The Marriage Bed (a site run with her husband) and The Generous Wife. Early on in my blogging, I was delighted to connect with her and find such wisdom, encouragement, and beauty. Lori has influenced …

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Q&A with J: Will Sex in Marriage Be a Letdown?

Today’s question is from a man getting hitched very soon. He’s wondering how the whole sex-in-marriage thing is going to go: I’m a 24-year-old man who is soon to be married and has never had sex (I know a 24-year-old virgin is quite a rarity in American society). Anyway, I’ve been reading up on many …

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Sex with Your Spouse: Why Not Tonight?

All too often, spouses begin with the mindset of why should we have sex tonight? Maybe their drive isn’t naturally high, there are so many things on the to-do list, fatigue is setting in, or a myriad of other reasons. They want to hear a good argument for why they should expend the extra effort and …

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