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I was honored to recently speak on sexual intimacy in marriage during breakout sessions at a marriage conference at Reality
I can feel some of you tensing up even just reading that question. “Julie, if you’re about to vilify me
It sounds blasphemous to say sex begins in church. I mean, it really does. But not when it’s the
My husband is the type who rarely wears cologne, but there is one in particular that… well… really turns me on.
He usually puts it on right before we go to a wedding.
Or to church.
Okay, I should start by saying I’m not too crazy about the phrase “sex life” …
…because really, don’t we just have one life with a lot of moving parts?
I’m a woman, so I don’t have all those little boxes in my head where I can compartmentalize the intricate details of my life. To me, everything is connected, and the phrase “sex life” sounds like it is camping out in its own little box. Which it isn’t.
My husband is an avid gardener and grows quite a few varieties of peppers. Last year, for the first time he grew Tabasco peppers, which are tiny, but obviously (as the name implies), very hot. At the end of the season, we dried some of them and recently I ground them into a powder for seasoning.
Sexual tension is a lot like that Tabasco powder. A little bit can bring amazing flavor and “wow!” Too much and everything is ruined… even painful.