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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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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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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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25 Anniversary Ideas for Couples

25 Anniversary Ideas for Couples

Tired of doing the same old thing? Here are some ways to add some spice to your yearly celebration.

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3 Ways to Recapture the Romance

3 Ways to Recapture the Romance

Like any good fire in the fireplace, romance needs attention and fuel.

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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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7 Things to Remember About Sex

7 Things to Remember About Sex

Your spouse approaches intimacy much differently than you.

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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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Sex Is a Reflection of Oneness

“I wish we would enjoy each other in bed more often, but my spouse rarely wants to make love. We have almost no sex life.” When you just read that quote,…

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Strategic Romance

by Jim Mueller When Sheri and I speak publicly, we almost always make the point that our romantic relationship has never been better. Then I cringe when Sheri goes a…

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Romance for Dummies

Can you think of the last time that you did something particularly romantic for your spouse? Really? Has it been that long? Here’s the thing about romance: When you have…

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A Great Love Life Without 50 Shades of Anything

A Great Love Life Without 50 Shades of Anything

These five steps have personally helped me have enjoyable and satisfying intimacy with my husband.

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10 Ways to Romance Your Husband

10 Ways to Romance Your Husband

These ideas will help you freshen your love life.

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30 Ways to Love Your Wife

30 Ways to Love Your Wife

Here are some nonsexual ways to cherish your bride through words and acts of affirmation.

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When a Man Loves a Woman

God did not intend for marriage to be painfully endured. He intended it to be wonderfully enjoyed. It was not His plan that it would be a burden. He wants it to be…

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Recovering Intimacy After an Affair

Angela was depressed—really depressed. In fact, she was borderline suicidal. She didn’t know why, and her husband, Stuart, was equally puzzled. Their communication and sex lives were practically nil, and…

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What Are Your ‘Sexpectations’?

I remember exactly where I was when I got my first sexpectation: in a bar full of Navy pilots. Two air jockeys in leather bomber jackets made their way toward…

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Romancing Your Man

I’ve noticed that most romantic novels and movies contain a common theme. It goes like this: A handsome, intelligent, adventurous, single man on a mission unexpectedly meets a beautiful, equally…

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How to Write a Love Note

The most meaningful of love letters are simply true, humble expressions of the heart.

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10 Surprising Ways to Increase Romance

10 Ideas: Surprising Ways to Increase Romance

Believe it or not, these small changes can amplify your feelings of love without mood lighting or lingerie.

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10 Romantic Films Your Husband Won't Hate

Ten Romantic Films Your Husband Wont Hate

These movies have plenty of romance, but they aren’t chick flicks.

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Affair Proof Your Marriage

Eight suggestions for deeper intimacy with your spouse.

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Romance in a Busy Marriage

I always dreamed of having a family. It was one of my hopes for the future when Dennis and I were engaged and newly married. And of course, my dreams…

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Those Little “Foxes” That Rob Marriage of Romance

I always dreamed of having a family. It was one of my hopes for the future when Dennis and I were engaged and newly married. And of course, my dreams…

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What Does God Think About Sex?

When you and your spouse married, I’m sure you expected to have a healthy and active sexual relationship together. That’s great—that’s what God intended. Unfortunately, the daily stress of life…

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The Legacy of a Love Letter

“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” These words, penned by Elizabeth Barrett in the mid-1800s to Robert Browning, still make me sigh. Oh, the depth and…

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If You Were Sexually Involved Before Marriage

A healthy sexual relationship is a vital component of a healthy marriage.  But I believe a negative attitude about sex wages war against Christian marriages.  It is a means of…

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So the Romance Doesn’t Die

The Hollywood-esque, romanticized picture of passionate love may just be a cheap imitation of the real thing according to new study published in the March 2009 issue of the Review…

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10 Ways to Create a More Romantic Bedroom

10 Ways to Create a More Romantic Bedroom

This part of the house should be a place where love and romance are cultivated, encouraged, and celebrated.

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It Happens in Spring

Last summer I bought a medium-sized potted bush to decorate my back porch. As autumn drew to a close, bringing with it the winter chill, I knew I should have…

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