Being “In the Mood” is a Poor Gauge for Deciding to Have Sex

Posted on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Do you wait until you are “in the mood” to have sex?
Are you doing a lot of waiting and very little lovemaking?
Being in the mood to have sex is not the best way to sustain intimacy in […]

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Will the Sexy New Viagra Commercial Help More Marriages?

Posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

There I was, just enjoying some post-season major league baseball, and what pops on my TV screen?
A sexy viagra commercial.
Have you seen it?
(I would show it here, but it is a little risqué — not by […]

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Marriage is Easy. Said No One Ever.

Posted on Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Ok, I have met a few people who think marriage is easy.
But those conversations are rare.  Count-on-one-hand-and-still-have-fingers-left rare.
Most people I meet who are willing to get vulnerable reveal something that tends to be more universal […]

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Emotionally Destructive Marriages and What You Need to Know

Posted on Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Oh. My.
Every now and then, I come across something that speaks so clearly on a topic that is craving — craving — more clarity.
I recently watched the below webinar with Leslie Vernick and Chris Moles. For quite […]

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5 Ways We’ve Complicated Sex and Marriage

Posted on Thursday, July 24th, 2014

I hear a lot of heartache and trainwreck in the emails I get.
It debilitates me and motivates me at the same time.
And though each marriage is unique — and the sexual challenges therein are unique […]

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A Talk I Did About Sex…

Posted on Sunday, July 20th, 2014

A few years ago, my good friend Kristen asked me to speak to her women’s Bible study about sexual intimacy in marriage.
During the talk, I vulnerably share my testimony as to why I am passionate […]

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Where Great Sex is Hiding…

Posted on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

I have forgotten nearly every wedding I’ve attended.
Including my own. (And it was a mere 11 years ago).
Sure, I remember snippets here and there; moments that stand out.
A particularly mischievous ring bearer.
A humorous speech at the reception.
Or […]

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3 Reasons I Haven’t Blogged in a Long Time (#3 Tops Them All)

Posted on Sunday, July 13th, 2014

I know.
It’s been awhile.
Probably the longest I’ve gone without blogging since I started.
The irony is not lost on me that I made this insanely-optimistic proclamation early in the year that maybe I would blog EVERY […]

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3 Things Your Husband Wants in Bed

Posted on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

I realize some husbands are insensitive and walking way outside God’s lines with some of their sexual requests.  And that’s just plain wrong.
So if you are reading this and you’re that guy… stop it. Stop […]

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Why Shaunti Feldhahn’s Books Should be Required Reading (Oh, and I’m Giving Some Copies Away)

Posted on Thursday, May 15th, 2014

There’s a reason Shaunti Feldhahn’s books have sold so many copies.
Millions of copies, I tell you.
Two of her books in particular — For Women Only and For Men Only — are spot on in helping […]

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