Category Archives: Intimacy

5 Marriage Blogger Husband’s Answer This Question…

Why is Sex Important? Part One Listen in on this podcast as my husband, Tom, and the following men discuss this vital aspect of Sex in a healthy Marriage: Paul Byerly, The Generous Husband and The XY Code Scott Means, Heaven … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

I want to start out this week’s Happy Hour specials by telling you of a new page on FaceBook that highlights all the Christian Marriage Bloggers of whom we highly recommend. This is a place you can go with confidence … Continue reading

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Survey Invitation For The Effects Of Menopause On Your Sex Life

  Happy Wednesday! I’ve been asked to provide a guest post for Julie Sibert of Intimacy In Marriage blog on the effects menopause has had on the sex life of a healthy marriage. This is why I’m sending you this … Continue reading

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What Age Does Sex Stop In Marriage?

One wouldn’t think this is such a difficult question to answer. I used to think sex ended when you got old–like in your fifties. But then, I turned 50! 😉 Now old is always 15 years older than me. I’m … Continue reading

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What To Do When You’re Not In The Mood

Everyone at some point or another in marriage will face times where you just don’t feel like making love. But what happens when this happens and your spouse really, really wants to? There are several options. But first it’s important … Continue reading

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When Your Sex Drive Putters Out

Last week I pulled back the curtain, and I’m compelled to do the same with this post, but it is a lot more personal. However, I can’t shake the importance of this topic, so here goes… A few months ago … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Hard to believe it’s time for our Specials of the Week already. And this week we’re sharing several posts because we just couldn’t choose one blog to highlight. Take some time this weekend reading, gleaning and enjoying your marriage! Intimacy … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

This week we celebrated Independence Day in the United States of America. It was our nation’s birthday, and everywhere you looked you could see signs of the nationwide party about to take place. For our Happy Hour feature we wanted … Continue reading

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Are You A Suitable Companion?

As we continue our series focusing on the wife’s role as a helper to her husband, I want to share how much this has helped our marriage become what it is today. Not that I’ve been the one solely to … Continue reading

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Does Your Wife Know All The Little Things You Love About Her?

This week we are joining the CMBA conversation with Paul Byerly of The Generous Husband blog. He shared the lyrics to a song that he heard on the radio titled Little Things, by One Direction. He ended his post by asking … Continue reading

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Sexpectations

Winston Smith with Christian Counseling Education Foundation shares some excellent points in the following video regarding the expectations you may have in your marriage, especially in your sexual intimacy. I’ve often said sex is a barometer of how our marriage … Continue reading

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The Hidden Room With A View

A husband and wife were busy attending to the needs of their family, their home, their church, when they heard the Father call their names. He led them to a door in their house that they had never before noticed. … Continue reading

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The House Our Marriage Built – Part 2

Yesterday we began the analogy of seeing our marriage as a house with many different rooms. If you missed it, we encourage you to read it before continuing with today’s post. The next room we want to explore is the … Continue reading

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Better Sex? Do You Want That?

We continue our series on Sexual Intimacy in Marriage with another great post by friend and marriage blogger, Julie Sibert of Intimacy In Marriage.  Okay, now that I have your attention, I can already hear some of you saying, “Better … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Encourage Your Spouse Building Strength – Rest – This is part of a series Lori is doing on building a strong marriage. We purpose to do many things well in our lives, but are we purposing to build a strong … Continue reading

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Turn Up The Heat

Sadly, Lisa Graf with Mom Blog took the title of this post quite literally. She has a high fever and is quite sick, so I’m covering today’s post all by myself. Lisa – we pray God heals you quickly, so … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma – Sex Matters

We are attending a conference this weekend by C.C.E.F (Christian Counseling Educational Foundation), a group committed to helping Christians learn how to both receive and give biblical counsel.  We have had the privilege several times to attend these seminars, and … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma: Honesty Breeds Intimacy

There have been two MAJOR times in our marriage when honesty – the painful kind of honesty you know is going to hurt your spouse – is necessary.  The first happened during our third year of marriage when I was … Continue reading

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Time For A Check Up

Just over six months ago we had our first contest: Romanticizing Your Master Bedroom.  It proved to be a fun contest and one of our most popular series. So, how romantic is your bedroom these days?  With Thanksgiving and Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in Intimacy, Romance, Romance in Marriage, Romantic Ideas

Stewards of our Spouse

A Steward is someone entrusted with managing someone else’s property and doing so according to their interests. Have you ever thought that we are stewards of our spouse to God?  Ben Patterson explains in his excellent message,  The Goodness of … Continue reading

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