sexual baggage

Why You Feel Worse Than He Does about the Premarital Sex

Did you have sex before marriage? Either with your husband or someone else? Or maybe several someone elses? Welcome to the majority. Statistics show that 97% of Americans have sex before marriage. In highly religious groups, that number goes down to 80%, which is quite a difference. However, that’s still 4 out of 5 devoted …

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Your Wife Has Been Sexually Harassed

Sex is in the news. Or at least accusations of sexual misbehavior. And I’ve been struck by the difference in how women and men respond to these news stories. Now, let me be clear, I believe wholeheartedly that many men are upset by highly improper statements about women made by a particular candidate and the rumors (true …

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Q&A with J: Getting Over Your Baggage

I feel like I’ve been answering a high percentage of questions lately from newlyweds. But I’m happy to do it, and I’m sure today’s question applies to plenty of wives in various stages of their marriage. Read on: I’ve so enjoyed your blog thus far and am grateful for your spiritual guidance. I am a …

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Entering Marriage with Sexual Baggage

My last post on What Should a Groom Know about His Wedding Night? received a very interesting comment. Here’s part of it: “… I think the title needs to be changed. It should be, ‘What Should a Christian Virgin Groom Know about His Wedding Night?’ For many, this experience has already taken place with the …

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