Month: December 2017

Q&A with J: How Can My Groom Turn His Sex Drive Back On?

Today’s question comes from two different readers who contacted me with similar situations. Both are newlywed wives who haven’t had the sexual intimacy they expected to have after they tied the knot. Here’s the first one: It has been one month since we got married and we still haven’t had sex. He told me last …

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What Ugly Christmas Sweaters Remind Me about Marriage

I do not understand the Ugly Christmas Sweater phenomenon. Where I live, it’s become such a common trend that (1) my son told me he attended an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at college, and (2) I overheard a Target employee explaining to a customer that as soon as they put out the ugly Christmas sweaters, …

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Asking Others to Pray for Your Marriage

One benefit of being in Christian community is having other people pray for you when you’re in the midst of a struggle. There is both comfort and power in praying for one another. But when my husband and I struggled in our marriage, I don’t recall asking others for prayer. Our problems seemed too personal, …

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