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women and sex

Women, You’re Allowed to Enjoy Sex Too!

My grandmother said to prevent getting pregnant she just “…didn’t do the evil thing!” No disrespect to her but sex is not dirty or shameful.

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how often should we have sex

How Often Does a Healthy Couple Have Sex?

We’ve all wondered the long-echoed question: how often should we have sex? Likely you and your spouse don’t agree. It’d be nice to ask someone else!

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When My Wife Wants Sex … But I’m Not Feelin’ It

On the fourth night of the honeymoon, I was like, “Babe, I’m spent. Can we just cuddle?” You ever been there? Turning down the lady’s advances?

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“I want sex more than he does!” 4 Tips for the Sexually-Frustrated Woman

1 in 5 women have the higher sex drive. But when our husbands decline–or rarely initiate sex–it leaves us thinking, What’s wrong with him? Or is it me?

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Romantic Summer Getaways for Less

Romantic Summer Getaways for Less

Invest time in your marriage so your family will have a firm foundation.

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5 Keys to a Truly Romantic Marriage

5 Keys to a Truly Romantic Marriage

Adding a little tenderness to your marriage is easier than you think.

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Staying close in remarriage

How to Say ‘Not Tonight’ Without Crushing His Ego

Is it ever okay to deny his advances? Everybody needs an occasional raincheck, right?

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Improve your sex life

10 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Improve Your Sex Life

Maintaining the marital bed isn’t always easy. Here are some ideas to help you keep your marriage strong by coming together often as husband and wife.

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young couple with heads on pillows–woman looking at man who is facing away from her

Young, Married, and Unable to Have Sex

Having grown up in the church, it came as a shock to me when my husband and I encountered difficulty consummating our marriage.

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How to ruin your sex life

How to Ruin Your Sex Life in 10 Easy Steps

It takes little energy, time, or even thought to take your bedroom romps from great to nonexistent.

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Sex matters in marriage

Why Sex Matters In Marriage

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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Passion in 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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Wedding anniversary ideas

25 Anniversary Ideas for Couples

Are you looking for some new ideas to help your next wedding anniversary really stand out? Take steps now and begin planning a memorable celebration.

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Revive the romance with date night

3 Ways to Recapture the Romance

If you want to rekindle the romance in your marriage, you’ll find it doesn’t require a lot of money, and it often doesn’t even take that much time.

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5 Romantic Needs of a Wife

5 Romantic Needs of a Woman

I’ve spent a lifetime learning about how to satisfy my wife’s romantic needs. That means meeting her physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.

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7 things husbands and wives need to remember about sex | FamilyLife®

7 Things to Remember About Sex

Your spouse approaches intimacy much differently than you. Here are some things husbands and wives need to know about sex.

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Meeting your spouse's sexual needs

When You Lose Interest in Sex

After you marry you have a duty before God to meet your spouse’s sexual needs. But sometimes healing and restoration must happen first.

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Romance for Dummies

Romance isn’t something you bring out on special occasions. It’s one way you can express your care and love for each other.

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Intimacy in marriage

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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Romance your husband

10 Ways to Romance Your Husband

These ideas will help you freshen your love life.

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Show love to your wife through words of affirmation

30 Ways to Love Your Wife

Here’s a list of non-sexual ways to make your wife feel loved, valued, cherished, and affirmed. It will do wonders for your marriage.

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Sex and marriage

What if I Want Sex More Than My Husband Does?

If your needs are vastly different than your husband’s needs, work together to find the right balance or compromise for mutual sexual fulfillment.

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Recovering intimacy after an affair

Recovering Intimacy After an Affair

If you’re willing to wade into the deep waters, God will help you put the pieces of your broken relationship back together. You can survive—and even thrive.

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Sexpectations or expectations about sex in marriage

What Are Your ‘Sexpectations’?

It’s easy to allow unrealistic or harmful expectations about sex to run rampant through my mind. When that happens I need to stop and ask a few questions.

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Renewing romance in your marriage

Romancing Your Man

Renewing romance in your marriage means taking the time to work on your relationship. Epress love to your husband like you want him to express it to you.

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Create a handwritten lover letter for your spouse

How to Write a Love Note

The most meaningful of love letters are simply true, humble expressions of the heart. Learn about the elements of a love letter and things to avoid.

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More romantic marriage

10 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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Romantic movies to watch with your husband

10 Classic Romantic Films Your Husband Won’t Hate

These movies fall somewhere in between ‘chick flicks’ and ‘man movies,’ with strong romance to please wives, and enough other elements to attract husbands. 

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Experience deeper intimacy in marriage

Affair Proof Your Marriage

In this on-the-go, always-plugged-in culture, our lives are hectic and our schedules are packed. Here are some ideas to improve intimacy in your marriage.

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Romance in a busy marriage

Romance in a Busy Marriage

For mothers, parenting children can be an enemy of romance. Check out these practical tips for reining in a busy lifestyle.

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