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PODCAST: Bring Back Vanilla Sex

What's Wrong with Vanilla Sex? Valentine's Day is coming up just around the corner, and that means that we're going to start to see lots and lots of articles about how to have hot sex.  They will be on magazines. They will be in Christian media. How can you have the...

The Double Standards of Sexual Expectations in Marriage

We need to deal with our double standards of sexual expectations in marriage. This month we're looking at entitlement in marriage, and how the entitlement mentality can kill a marriage. One of the things we were talking about last week was that reasonable expectations...

Why Is a Christian Book Trying to Coerce Wives into Sending Nude Photos?

Christian leaders should not be trying to convince women to send nude photos. This doesn't seem like it should even have to be said, but earlier this week I put up a Fixed It for You of Gary Thomas' and Debra Fileta's book Married Sex, which had this sentence: Here's...

Is Staying Stuck a Choice? When your Spouse Won’t Change

We all want amazing lives filled with joy and passion and wholeness. Who wouldn't want that? But too often that is not what people experience. I've been sitting in my yellow chair trying to write the final post for our "digging yourself out of the pit" series, and...
Why You Need to Work on Your Own Sexual Stuff

Why You Need to Work on Your Own Sexual Stuff

When we're trying to get out of the pit our sex life is in--sometimes we're the one who needs to grab the ladder. We're near the end of our series on getting our sex life out of the pit that one--or both--of us have dug for ourselves. Often the issues are...

Does Sex Bond You to Your Partner? Not Necessarily!

Does Sex Bond You to Your Partner? Not Necessarily!

Were you ever told as a teen that if you have sex with someone, you will bond with them?  That if you have sex you will feel so bonded that it will be hard to ever bond with anyone else again? And that when we have sex, we release the bonding hormone oxytocin?  What...

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