Intimacy & Emotional Needs

Mindfulness in Sex

Mindfulness in Sex

Setting the Scene  Readers, I have a confession to make. As I sat down to write this post, I was the farthest thing from mindful. I needed to get this...

Intimacy: Intention, not Intervention

Intimacy: Intention, not Intervention

This week we got to talk with Dr. Dave Schramm on the Get Your Marriage On! Podcast. Dr. Schramm is a professor of Family Life in the Human Development and...

Uncompromising Intimacy

Uncompromising Intimacy

This week on our podcast we got to talk to Alexandra Stockwell about her upcoming book, titled Uncompromising Intimacy. Here, we are going to learn how to...

Condensed Intimacy Course: Part 2

Condensed Intimacy Course: Part 2

Welcome back! This is part two of our condensed intimacy course. Last week, we introduced a framework of stage 1, two, and 3 sex. You can find part one...

“Overfunctioning” in Relationships

“Overfunctioning” in Relationships

This week on our podcast, we had the wonderful opportunity to hear from Rhonda Farr, a marriage coach. Rhonda told her story about being an “overfunctioner”...

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...

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...

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...

How to Grow Sexually

How to Grow Sexually

Developing Sexuality How do we go about growing sexually? If one wanted to develop their spirituality, one may decide to read religious books, listen to...

Pornography in Christian Marriages

Pornography in Christian Marriages

Pornography. You’ve heard jokes about it. You’ve been lectured about it. It’s this big scary thing that ruins relationships and desensitizes teens. But how...

Becoming One in Marriage

Becoming One in Marriage

When you hear the word sexuality, what comes to mind? Is it a word you’re comfortable with? Unfortunately, many people feel ashamed of sexuality and their...

Building Deeper Intimacy

Building Deeper Intimacy

What is Intimacy? Intimacy is about a willingness to know and to be known. Some say intimacy could be spelled “into-me-see”--It’s about being seen as you...

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...

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?...

Mindfulness and Sex

Mindfulness and Sex

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKFa0CrLMuc Your full presence is one of the greatest gifts you can give another person. By being fully present, your mind...

Self Care and the 3, 2, 1 Rule

Self Care and the 3, 2, 1 Rule

Have you and your spouse ever had a time when you felt divided? And you don't even really know how it all started? You think, we're fighting, but why are we...

Everything Isn’t Terrible

Everything Isn’t Terrible

Close romantic relationships are often fraught with anxiety. It just comes with the territory and it's a beautiful part of what makes us human. But how we...