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I was having a conversation with someone recently about how powerful it can be for a wife to allow her husband to undress her before sex.
I realize for some of you, your guard went up when you read the headline. I’ve heard from enough women’s hearts to know there are indeed reasons behind this.
As a Christian wife, I do like sex. To some of you reading this, such a proclamation makes me either an annoying freak or a bewildering mystery. Can you here the theologians murmuring… “Hmmm… We were busy studying discipleship when we stumbled across something that rarely is found in its natural habitat. A Christian wife. Who likes sex. Fascinatin
Any of you who have followed my blog for more than about one post are well aware that I am, shall we say, comfortable with the topic of sex. A friend of mine (who shall remain anonymous in this post) even contends I can eventually turn any conversation toward the topic of sex. That may be taking it a little far. Hard saying though. He could be right.
When I stumbled across a screen shot of Margot Starbuck’s book “Unsqueezed: Springing Free From Skinny Jeans, Nose Jobs, Highlights and Stilettos,” I knew I had to have a copy. So I did what any book-addicted sexual intimacy blogger would do. I contacted her and begged for a copy to review. (She obliged. After all, who really wants an annoying blogger begging for anything?)
Here’s a question. When was the last time you were in your small group or out to breakfast after church, and someone casually offered up this as a conversation starter: “What do you all think about oral sex?” Let me guess. Never, right?
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I read a lot of sex books. The good kind, mind you. The ones that explore sexual intimacy within the context of marriage. Obviously, along the way, I stumble across phenomenal marriage books as well…books that not only cover sexual intimacy, but also offer priceless insights into all aspects of intimacy in marriage.
Such is the case with my latest read, Stripped Down: 13 Keys to Unlocking Intimacy in Your Marriage by Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo.
Let’s face it gals – we enjoy our time with our friends. And I will be the first to sing the importance of having close relationships with safe female Christian confidantes. All that being said, it’s worthwhile to dig a little deeper into this question: “Is it okay to talk with your friends about your sexual intimacy?”
Jill Hart at www.cwahm.com encourages work-at-home women and is the co-author of “So You Want to Be a Work at Home Mom.” Jill and I swap ideas every now and then and always looking for ways to learn and grow.
I recently wrote a post on her site titled Time with Your Husband — Interruption or Opportunity. While the message is geared to work-at-home moms, I do think there are nuggets of truth in it that reach to a broader group of wives. Take a look and be encouraged.