How Can I Get My Wife To Understand How Important Sex Is To Me?

Most men do not fully understand what sex means to them, and therefore cannot communicate their desires. Many women believe “he just wants more sex.” They miss the fact that, for men, sex is more about feeling desired than about the physical act.

3 Ways to Plan a Cheap Vacation

My husband and I aren’’t cheapskates—but we do love saving money. When we can combine saving money with traveling, it feels like we’re getting away with something. For our travels, there are three things my husband and I have taken into consideration: location, season and friends.

4 Ways to Survive a Politically-Divided Marriage

It’’s one thing to ignore opposing political opinions when they’’re coming from the internet or co-workers. But it’’s much harder to have a political divide when it’’s your spouse! So how do you deal with a politically-divided marriage?

6 Questions That Will Radically Change Your Marriage

Life is busy. We used to think that the “next” season of life would be less hectic, less stressful, less busy than our current season. Life doesn’’t seem to get less busy with time; it only picks up steam. It is easy to go days, weeks and even months without intentionally connecting with your husband or wife.

5 Mistakes Couples Make in the Bedroom

It amazes us how few couples actually talk about their sex life. Research shows a healthy sex life is critical to marriage satisfaction. What’s strange is that I couldn’t think of a more stimulating (see what I did there?) topic of conversation than sex. What’s preventing couples from talking about sex?

25 Questions to Ignite Intimacy This Christmas

Years ago, our church discovered that many married couples are uncomfortable talking about sexual intimacy. Since the bedroom is a barometer of marital communication, we set out to help couples with conversation more than technique.

Switch One Word And Change Your Family Dynamics

Often, I don’t want things for my wife and kids as much as I want things from my wife and kids. And there is a huge difference. If we do chores around the house because we want something for our spouse, that’s different. We’re not doing it because we want to feel validated; we’re doing it because we want something FOR them.

Getting Away to Remember

A couple of months ago, my husband and I were able to take a four-night getaway as a delayed anniversary celebration. In an unexpected stroke of luck, my sister and her husband were able to join us at the last minute. It was the first time they had the chance to get away for more than one night in years.

One Of The Best Gifts My Wife Has Ever Given Me

Nothing draws your spouse to you more than acceptance—especially accepting the things they have a hard time accepting about themselves. What is that thing in your spouse that you admire but they don’t? Let them know it.

5 Ways to Put Romance Back in Your Relationship

Before marriage, romance often seems easy. Without kids, financial pressures and annoying habits, keeping the spark alive feels effortless. But after marriage, spouses often stop dating and take one another for granted.

5 Reasons To Leave The Lights On For Sex

Yes, the idea is scary for many women! But in my years of social research, I have uncovered many truths that men wish we knew, but they don’t know how to tell us. And, I heard the heart behind this wish – and discovered five surprising reasons to take the risk. When...

4 Ways to Show Your Spouse Your Marriage is a Priority

My marriage is a priority. I love my wife with all my heart and I look forward to spending the rest of my life with her. She is always on my mind and I tell her I love her every day. In my head, all is well in our marriage and I imagine that she feels the same and knows the high level of priority that I place on her and our marriage.

How to Handle an Argument in Public

Have you been there before? A fight in public, or maybe in front of family or friends in someone else’’s home? We have . . . dozens of times. It makes you feel frustrated and restricted because you can’’t completely lose it in front of others even though you feel like you want to pull your hair out and kill your spouse. It can also make the people around you feel very awkward and nervous.

30 Questions To Ask Your Wife

Our wives want to see that we show interest in who they are, their struggles, their dreams, their friends. But we can’t expect them to pour out their heart without our participation.

Things You Can Do Today to Start Improving Your Marriage

by Sarah Anderson Stubborn people have a tendency to pick fights. That’s me. It helps that I argue like a boss. When you come from a family of politicians, arguing and winning are your thing. This is where I shine. So winning conflicts in my marriage isn’t necessarily...

Finding Your Fun US

by Tim Walker What’'s unique about your US? By your US, I mean you and your spouse. Because if you really think about it, you'’re a little different, aren'’t you? You’'re not a clone of other couples you know. Sure, you have some similarities, but there'’s just...

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