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  • Modesty, Accountability and Respect

    Modesty, Accountability and Respect

    After posting this image on my Strengthening Marriage, Inc. Facebook page a reader posted an edited version (see below) of the original graphic. What ensued was an interesting conversation about modesty that I thought may be of value to share here on my blog as well

    on Jul 9, 2012 • with 2 Comments

  • Win Tickets to the Movie Premiere — Charly

    Win Tickets to the Movie Premiere — Charly

    Win two tickets to the Red Carpet movie Premiere of Charly by sharing your love story here! Marriage and relationships are never easy. There are challenges, especially when the people involved are complete opposites. In the movie Charly the main characters are not only opposites

    on Jul 9, 2012 • with No Comments

  • Involuntary Celibacy

    Involuntary Celibacy

    Reflections from a Sexual Desert The following writings were sent to me by a man who has spent many years in a sexual desert in his marriage. He has agreed to let me share some of the heart piercing and profound reverie he has had

    on Jun 21, 2012 • with 137 Comments

  • Parents are Chicken! — Finding the Courage to Talk to Your Kids about Sex

    Parents are Chicken! — Finding the Courage to Talk to Your Kids about Sex

    Parents will do almost anything for the welfare of their children. But talking with their kids openly and confidently about sex and intimacy doesn’t seem to be one of those things. When I ask audiences how many of them had parents who taught them more

    on Jun 14, 2012 • with 3 Comments

  • Keeping the Passion Alive

    Keeping the Passion Alive

    Ryan found himself drawn to the adrenaline-like energy of an old friend, because that passion and aliveness was missing within his own soul. If he is not careful he will mistake the attraction to her for something other than a yearning to come alive within

    on Jun 6, 2012 • with 4 Comments

  • Men Need Foreplay Too

    Men Need Foreplay Too

    “I remember one evening when I could see in my husband’s eyes that he was not exactly ‘in the mood.’ The cares of the day and the weight of work pressures were heavy on his mind, not to mention the fact that he was just

    on May 31, 2012 • with 3 Comments

  • What I Love about Husbands

    What I Love about Husbands

    I’ve been noticing some of the pretty great things about husbands, and thought I’d start keeping a list, so here it is: I love that they’ll walk on water for you if you’ll just treat them right. I love that they’ll kill creepy, crawly spiders

    on May 29, 2012 • with No Comments

  • Sexual Incompatibility in Marriage

    Sexual Incompatibility in Marriage

    Sexual incompatibility is pretty inevitable in marriage. Because of some recent emails, I wanted to make sure we are clear on the fact that marriage will inevitably have some challenges for couples to overcome in the bedroom. When we hold the notion that we won’t

    on May 24, 2012 • with 4 Comments

  • Unhealthy Personal Boundaries — Are you a Pleaser?

    Unhealthy Personal Boundaries — Are you a Pleaser?

    Many of us struggle with having unhealthy personal boundaries. These unhealthy boundaries tend to make us co-dependent on others for our feelings of self worth. Unhealthy Personal Boundaries Make for Unhealthy Marriages Being co-dependent can be hard on a marriage if either or both spouses do

    on May 9, 2012 • with No Comments

  • Mother’s Day Gifts for Your Sweetheart

    Mother’s Day Gifts for Your Sweetheart

    With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start making those gift purchases for the special Moms in your life. Finding the perfect present for these ladies can be a challenge; here are a few tips to help ease the stress of coming

    on May 9, 2012 • with No Comments

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