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?
The fact of the matter is pornography and a distortion of sex is completely destroying us. Christian pastors continue to be found in infidelity, sex scandals, and secret sin. A Christian’s sexual behavior can hardly be distinguished from the non believing person.
Marriage is about the everyday, not just the big day. But a wedding is still a significant occasion for any married couple. So your wedding anniversary a great opportunity to connect every single year. It can be a point of tension or anxiety for some couples. But here are a few things you can keep in mind to ensure that your anniversary is a day to look forward to, not dread.
When you have kids, time seems to always be an issue. There is simply not enough of it , especially when it comes to mommy and daddy getting some alone time. Yes, I am talking about sex. And, yes, we need to be having lots of it , even with kids in the house. Let’s be honest. It’s a lot easier said than done. So, what are we supposed to do?
It’s time to begin reclaiming sex for the glory of God. It’s time to invite Jesus back into the bedroom. It’s time to start the conversations that the church forgot. And to stand up, boldly, as a body of believers, and defend the most intimate act of worship and praise we’re free to know.
We can always think of excuses for why we shouldn’t date our spouse. But marriages that live with no sense of urgency in their passion and commitment to continuing to date one another or improve their relationship will eventually dry up.