body image

Don’t Touch Me: I’m Ugly!

It’s that time of month, you are bloated, and you feel like a sperm whale. You have inexplicably gained 15 pounds in the last month and no longer see your feet past the muffin top surrounding your belly. You are broken out like an pizza-consuming, oily-faced teenager and the only thought that comes to mind …

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Slap-worthy Practices in Marriage…and Better Options

From time to time — in personal conversation, through my blog, or on Twitter — I hear of spouses who are completely blowing it in the area of marital intimacy. I’m not talking about the spouse whose approach or skills could use tweaking. I’m talking about that selfish husband or wife whose actions are destroying …

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Husbands, Help Us Feel & Be Beautiful

In my last post about body image, Facts and Figures, I talked about how real women are typically bigger all around than the gorgeous gals we see in magazines, movies, and dolls (thanks, Barbie!).  I addressed women feeling good about the bodies God gave them, as well as our need to take care of those …

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Getting Older, Having Sex

Everyone over 30 understands the quote “Youth is wasted on the young” by George Bernard Shaw.  I look at flat-tummy teenage girls who actually look good in skinny jeans and think, “Good luck with that in twenty years!” Of course, some of them will still look fabulous.  (Demi Moore is beyond explanation.)  But they won’t …

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