Libido, Sexual Desire, and Food

Libido, Sexual Desire, and Food

Hokkaido is the northernmost island of Japan. It’s kind of like the Montana of Japan. It’s rural and has very long, cold, and snowy winters. I spent two years there as a volunteer missionary sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It was one of the very best and also most...

Becoming Bold in the Bedroom with Julie Bender

Becoming Bold in the Bedroom with Julie Bender

I had the wonderful opportunity to be a guest on The Julie Bender Show with the fantastic Julie Bender. We had the chance to talk all about how a healthy marriage includes a great sex life, what a healthy intimate connection is made of, and working on communicating...

How to Overcome Road Blocks with Jenny and Joe Furse

How to Overcome Road Blocks with Jenny and Joe Furse

I was recently a guest on the Progress Prompts podcast with Jenny and Joe Furse, and had a blast talking with them about fun marriage and sex topics! We had a chance to talk about how to juggle sex with kids at home, how to learn about sex together in a safe...

Developing Gourmet Sex Skills

Developing Gourmet Sex Skills

Part of being an adult is unlearning the things that no longer serve you, and learning new things that bring richer meaning to your life. When it comes to sex, there’s a lot that isn’t helpful that we can unlearn, and a lot we can learn to bring deeper meaning and joy...

What To Do if your spouse isn’t on board sexually?

What To Do if your spouse isn’t on board sexually?

Today I want to address some thoughts around what to do if your spouse isn’t enthusiastic about the same things you are. Specifically, what to do if your spouse isn’t on board with your desires sexually. You might wish she or he were more invested in developing her or...

Valentine’s Day 2022 Date Idea

Valentine’s Day 2022 Date Idea

This Valentine's Day, spend some quality time with your spouse enjoying some tasty treats, a movie, and playing a game together. Step 1: To start off your evening gather up some love themed snacks. There are lots of heart shaped foods at the grocery store this time of...

Announcing the 14 Days of Sextimacy Challenge

Announcing the 14 Days of Sextimacy Challenge

The 14 Days of Sextimacy Challenge starts this coming TUESDAY February 1st! Are you ready? We are SO excited!We have organized 14 days of fun challenges designed by (s)experts to draw you closer to your spouse and ignite more passion in your love life! Each of these...

Spicy and Sweet Valentine’s Coupon Book- Free Printable!

Spicy and Sweet Valentine’s Coupon Book- Free Printable!

Have you been looking for a fun, unique gift to give your spouse for Valentine's Day? This Spicy and Sweet Coupon Book is the perfect gift you have been hoping to find! You can print these out and cut them up to make a cute book, or give it your spouse the way it is...

Seeing Our Spouse For Who They Are

Seeing Our Spouse For Who They Are

It takes great compassion and love to be willing to see your spouse for who they really are. It's easy to instead hide behind resentment or our own fantasy of who we want our spouse to be rather than accepting and loving what is. This is illustrated in the following...

Sharing Your Load

Sharing Your Load

Have you ever noticed that there’s something almost invisible and intangible that interferes with our ability to connect with our spouses sometimes? According to a lot of research, it affects women more than men. It’s about the mental load we carry, how our minds are...

The Sexploration List- and 3 Ways to Use it!

The Sexploration List- and 3 Ways to Use it!

Keeping things new and exciting is a great way to help your marriage stay fresh. In order to have healthy eroticism in your marriage, you have to be willing and able to communicate about what you are excited about, what sounds truly awful to you, and what you might be...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you and yours! We created the goal setting sheet below to help you kick your new year off on the right foot. Print out two of the goal setting sheets. Take some time with your spouse to each fill one of them out, then get together and go over them....

Commuter Marriages

Commuter Marriages

Do you or your spouse live away from each other for part of the time?  A commuter marriage is defined as a marriage where spouses live apart for reasons other than separation or divorce. Roughly 4 million American couples live apart for some or most of the time....

What I Learned at the Jennifer Finlayson-Fife Retreat this Fall

What I Learned at the Jennifer Finlayson-Fife Retreat this Fall

Hello, my friend. I'm Dan Purcell, your host here at Get Your Marriage On! My wife and I put on a marriage conference in the past and this year we decided to do something different and we put on a marriage retreat. It was absolutely phenomenal! And today I want to...

An Intimate Christmas: Twelve Days of Closeness, Connection, and Pleasure

An Intimate Christmas: Twelve Days of Closeness, Connection, and Pleasure

Day 11 - The Present of Your Presence Sometimes sex isn’t as pleasurable or connecting because you feel like you’re stuck in your head. You’ve got “mommy brain” or “daddy brain”. Your thoughts sort of go like this: “Mmmm.. this feels good. I like that. I wonder if we...

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