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95: Hormones, Periods, and Sex with Ashlee Sorensen

95: Hormones, Periods, and Sex with Ashlee Sorensen

I used to think that a woman’s period was just nature’s way of telling you that you’re not pregnant. But there’s so much more to understanding one’s cycle. Did you know that a woman’s cycle can be broken down into four phases, and each phase has its own superpower?...

Hormonal Cycles and Sex

Hormonal Cycles and Sex

Periods suck. At least, that’s what I’ve always been told. However, our podcast guest Ashlee Sorensen thinks differently. In this week's episode, Ashlee (a health coach and menstrual cycle expert), talks about how to tap into your hormonal superpowers by being aware...

Sex and Intimacy Coaching: the What and the Why

Sex and Intimacy Coaching: the What and the Why

To get good at something, everybody needs a coach. Olymipans have a coach. NFL teams have coaches. My son’s tennis team has a coach. It stands to reason then, that to get really good sex life, deep & rewarding intimacy, and strong, long-lasting marriage, a person...

Masculine Leadership: Are We Missing Something?

Masculine Leadership: Are We Missing Something?

On our podcast this week, G. S. Youngblood talks about masculine leadership in the home. It is his opinion that masculine leadership is missing in many homes, and especially in sexual relationships. To listen to his thoughts, check out our podcast episode...

94: Masculine Leadership in Relationships with GS Youngblood

94: Masculine Leadership in Relationships with GS Youngblood

Do you ever wish your husband would take more initiative in the bedroom? Our podcast this week is all about masculine leadership within the bedroom (please note: this is not to diminish or replace feminine leadership). GS Youngblood is an author and coach for men. GS...

Playful Bondage in a Christian Marriage

Playful Bondage in a Christian Marriage

Disclaimer! Playing with the idea of bondage can be a huge turn on for some people… and a huge turn off for others. If you know this isn’t something you would be comfortable with, stop reading! Don’t let anything or anyone pressure you into feeling like you have to...

Sexless Marriage: How to Break the Cycle

Sexless Marriage: How to Break the Cycle

A sexless marriage is, for our purposes, a marriage where the lack of sex is distressing to either or both parties. A sexless marriage is often perpetuated by a vicious cycle started by unrealistic expectations, that then leads to anxiety and avoidance. Trauma can...

93: How to Fix A Sexless Marriage with Braxton Dutson

93: How to Fix A Sexless Marriage with Braxton Dutson

I’ve learned that intimacy problems can creep into the marriage because of unrealistic expectations and patterns of avoiding the issue. Whether it’s performance anxiety, body image issues, or even a sexless marriage, you can break out of your patterns that keep you...

How to Have Steamy Shower Sex

How to Have Steamy Shower Sex

Shower sex! You’ve seen it in the movies. That steamy couple who finds themselves sharing a shower and making out and ...  If you’re anything like me, you were super excited to try it out! But the reality of my first shower with my husband was slippery, cold, and...

92: Painful Sex No More

92: Painful Sex No More

Experiencing pain with sex is, unfortunately, all too common for many women. According to one peer-reviewed study I read out of Australia, 20% of women regularly experience pain with sex. Other research suggests that just about every woman at one point in their life...

Painful Sex and 11 Tips to Help!

Painful Sex and 11 Tips to Help!

This week on our podcast we are talking about painful sex and how to heal. To hear Dr. Rose Schlaff (a pelvic floor therapist and licensed coach) speak about this topic, listen to our podcast here! Or keep reading to hear a few of my take-aways from the episode. ...

The Art of Sexual Desire

The Art of Sexual Desire

Desire is "a strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen" (quote taken from Google). Sexual desire is encompasses your sexual wants and needs. A lot of people assume their partner is "in charge" of their own desire. Some consider...

DIY Boudoir Photoshoot: Everything You Need to Know!

DIY Boudoir Photoshoot: Everything You Need to Know!

A boudoir photoshoot is a great idea, and not just for your spouse! With the right mindset, a boudoir photo shoot can help you discover a lot about your own sexuality and help you feel confident in your body. However, not everyone can hire a professional to help them...

Male Entitlement and How to Combat it

Male Entitlement and How to Combat it

Male entitlement refers in general to the cultural phenomena where males feel entitled to women’s bodies, sex, or favors. This is a very widespread and dynamic issue. Here, we want to briefly discuss how male entitlement may show up in a marriage and how to combat...

91: How to Talk Dirty Without Feeling Dirty or Awkward

91: How to Talk Dirty Without Feeling Dirty or Awkward

Let’s get one thing out of the way first — dirty talk isn’t dirty. It’s actually an intimate form of communication to let your spouse into your heart and mind. It’s a way to express the erotic part of you with your lover. It’s about using your words to arouse. The...

How to Dirty Talk: Tips and Examples for Every Comfort Level

How to Dirty Talk: Tips and Examples for Every Comfort Level

If you missed our podcast episode on the topic, watch it here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEPJfZMpGaQ “Dirty talk” has little to do with being dirty. It’s about using your words to invite arousal. It’s like foreplay with your words! It includes all forms of...

My Favorite Marriage & Sex Books (2022)

My Favorite Marriage & Sex Books (2022)

Some of the books on our shelf A few years ago my wife and I decided we needed to learn a lot more about intimacy in marriage. We were cautious about what content we might run into with Google searches about our sex questions, so we talked with some trusted friends...

Overcoming Male Sexual Dysfunction

Overcoming Male Sexual Dysfunction

https://youtu.be/ylzsUn03bBo Every Man Faces It We live in a culture that exaggerates the idea that sex should be spontaneous, perfect, and great every time. In addition, men are socialized to be sex machines: know everything there is to know about sex, be free from...