How Porn Affects Marriage

Guest post by Mike Taylor

Many couples who report problems in their marriage often point to a poor sex life. When the desire to perform sexually is there but there are emotional barriers to sexual intimacy, it can really strain a marriage. Humans need sex and intimacy—it’s a deep biological condition—so when there Read more of this post

Don’t Settle

Couple arguing

When we’re dating someone we’re really into, there may be tells that the developing relationship may not be healthy.  But we have a way of overriding our internal dialog.  “Don’t give me no bad news!”

And we can be quite creative in changing that internal dialog to Read more of this post

Is Your Attitude Towards Sex Healthy?

How do we gauge the health of our attitude towards sex?

Review this chart that contrasts behaviors native to sexual abuse/addiction versus healthy sexuality. If there is a behavior that concerns or confuses you, talk to an experienced trained professional and/or your pastor or counselor.  How you think about sex significantly effects how you Read more of this post

Marital Intimacy: Candy, Songs, Candlelight and Sex

I read a great line on the dust cover of a book.  Intimacy is not technique.

It isn’t exactly a profound statement.  Then again, many of the important truths in our lives don’t sound particularly deep when we say them.  For instance, all that glitters is not goldis an old adage.  No reasonable person will argue with its accuracy and no-one would swoon at the hearing of it.  It is a basic truth.  Things that look good to us aren’t automatically good for us…or of inherent value.  However, knowing this truth, many of us buy cars, choose mates and clothes that look good but are not what we need.

So back to intimacy is not technique.  I shake my head that even, as women, many of us often Read more of this post

10 Signs Your Family May Be Stressed!!!

Here we go…top 10 signs your family is stressed!!!

10. Conversations often begin with “Put the gun down, and then we can talk”.

9. The school principal has your number on speed-dial.

8. The cat is on Valium.

7. People have trouble understanding your kids, because they learned to speak through clenched teeth.

6. You are trying to get your four-year-old to switch to decaffeinated.

5. The number of jobs held down by family members exceeds the number of people in the family.

4. No one has time to wait for microwave TV dinners.

3. “Family meetings” are often mediated by law enforcement officials.

2. You have to check your kid’s day-timer to see if he can take out the trash.

Drum roll, please…

1. Maxwell House gives you industrial rates.

Seriously, are you taking time to enjoy the lives you’ve been blessed to produce?  If you all are snappy, isolated from one another, out of touch with one another’s interests and goals or emotionally distant…talk!

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No, it’s not a rock band!  No, it’s not the name of your niece’s 4th daughter!   No, it’s not a new hybrid orchid.  Stop it!

Anorgasmia is Read more of this post

Wives: Doctor, Doctor, Give Me The News!

Some studies show that women have a greater incidence of sexual dysfunction than men.  The gap can be as great as Read more of this post

When Masturbation Is Mastering You!

Compulsive masturbation.   While we are led to believe it typically happens among men (particularly younger men), it can and does occur among women also.   The compulsion is clear by observing certain behaviors in yourself or spouse: Read more of this post

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