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Why Sex Matters

Why Sex Matters

Married couples who have sex regularly live longer, have better heart health, enjoy a deeper connection, and can let go of annoyances easier.

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What Makes an Unforgettable Wedding?

Why is God so often absent from our ceremonies, except as a token prayer or Scripture reading?

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Why Sex Is So Important to Your Husband

My husband, Dennis, and I received an email about the romantic differences between men and women. It began by asking, “How do you romance a woman?” Answer: “Wine her, dine…

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Why Sex Is So Important to Your Wife

Let me make something clear up front. You might be tempted to think that there would never be a time when you, as a man, would turn down the sexual…

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Billy Graham’s Incredible Ministry … and His Incredible Marriage

Billy’s marriage to Ruth was a partnership that had a worldwide impact.

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Embracing Your Differences in Marriage

Editor’s Note: As her daughters began their married lives, Barbara Rainey wanted to share some of the lessons she learned throughout her own marriage as well as those gleaned from…

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What If I Want Sex More Than My Husband Does?

It’s not uncommon for a woman to sheepishly approach me at an event and say, “I’m one of those women you talked about who has a higher sex drive than…

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Understanding Your Romantic Style

What’s the most romantic thing your spouse has done for you?  We asked this question of our readers, and the answers were pretty interesting … and surprising. Some readers shared…

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40 Lessons From 40 Years of Marriage

Four decades ago, I married Barbara Ann Peterson. Looking back now on the first 12 months of our marriage, I’d have to describe myself then as an idiot—repeatedly ignoring the…

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I’m Not a Nag, Am I?

I’ll never forget the first time my husband, David, accused me of being a nag. To hear that word come out of his mouth was upsetting, even disturbing. In my…

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Learning to Pray With My Wife

My journey of committing to praying with my wife for 30 days and the tips I learned along the way.

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4 Ways to Harness Your Power for Good in Your Husband’s Life

God has given us women the privilege and the ability to bring life to our husbands with our love.

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5 Ways to Help Your Husband Step Up to Manhood

A wife plays a pivotal role in her husband’s transition from boyhood into manhood.

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Treat Him Like a Man

Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Nina Roesner’s 40-day devotional, The Respect Dare. Standing and waiting on Bob and Joan’s front porch, Janda realized they apparently hadn’t heard…

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When Sex Is at the Bottom of Your List

Editor’s Note: As her daughters began their married lives, Barbara Rainey wanted to share some of the lessons she learned throughout her own marriage as well as those gleaned from…

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When Your Husband Needs Help—and Doesn’t Know It

Editor’s Note: As her daughters began their married lives, Barbara Rainey wanted to share some of the lessons she learned throughout her own marriage as well as those gleaned from…

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11 Ways to Show Respect to Your Husband

Some wives don’t understand how important respect is to a man.

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9 Ways to Feed the Passion in Your Marriage

9 Ways to Feed the Passion in Your Marriage

We need to make a practice of tending fully to the love of our life for a few moments a day, every day.

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A Hard Act for a Husband to Follow

Here’s a new way to think about leadership in your marriage.

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5 Romantic Needs of a Woman

5 Romantic Needs of a Woman

A great lover must be committed to satisfying his wife’s unique needs.

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Forgiving Your Spouse After Adultery

Four lessons from my journey of regaining trust in my husband.

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7 Things to Remember About Sex

7 Things to Remember About Sex

Your spouse approaches intimacy much differently than you.

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Your Wife’s 3 Relationship Nonnegotiables

As you study your wife and learn how to define romance according to her dictionary, you will become an irresistible man.

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What Should Be the Husband’s ‘Role’ in Marriage?

The Scriptures clearly give us the model for being a man, a husband, and father.

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When You Lose Interest in Sex

Why do marriage partners—even men—sometimes lose interest in sex? Personally, I think the main culprit is sheer exhaustion. Tiredness and lack of exercise kill the sex drive. We become so stressed out and…

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50 Things To Say to Your Husband to Make Him Feel Great

1. Thanks for doing that. It means a lot to me when you serve me in little ways like that. 2. I am such a different woman because of the…

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The “Superior Wife Syndrome”

On a recent Monday morning, I had turned on the Today Show to catch our local news and weather on the half hour. As I listened from the kitchen, I…

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5 Communication Tools That Saved My Marriage

5 Communication Tools That Saved My Marriage

Early in our marriage, these simple principles changed our hearts and transformed our relationship.

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40 Consequences of Adultery

The counterfeit pleasure of an affair can never overcome the ways infidelity can destroy a life and marriage.

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Seven Things I Wish Id Known About Men Before I Married

Growing up with my stepdad and younger brother I thought I knew a thing or two about men. While I knew not to change the channel during a football game,…

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