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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Active Listening

In this week’s challenge, I mentioned active listening as a skill that people should be using, but hadn’t had a post up yet about it.  So, today I’m going to rectify that. Active listening, which I’ve also heard called Listening 2.0 or Level

SWM022: Does my spouse find me unattractive

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | RSSA couple of years ago I got a message from a reader who was beside herself with unfounded fears that her husband was no longer attracted to her.

The 5 Levels of Communication

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned the 5 levels of communication, and suddenly realized I had not yet written a post about them.  So, that’s what I’m going to do today. The 5 levels of communication are not something I can take credit for.

Where do I hide our sex toys?

Here’s a question I received a couple of weeks ago from our anonymous Have A Question page: I’m interested in adding toys to our intimate repertoire.  However, one of the issues which keeps me reluctant to do so is the fear of my

SWM021: Spice Jar

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | RSSI didn’t have much time this week to record, so this is a very short podcast episode to let you know about our marriage challenge this week

Does your spouse get the “best” you?

As many of my readers know, I recently took a new job.  The work is fantastic.  The pay is more than adequate.  I’m respected, and I feel, and am told, that I’m a real asset to the company.  Not only that, but it

How do you stay focused on your spouse during sex?

I have a few questions in my inbox from our Have A Question page this week, but I wanted to tackle this one that came in last night. I am trying to be a good Christian in my marriage but I am struggling.

Homosexuality and Christians: How Do We Respond?

I’ve been avoiding this topic for quite some time.  4+ years of blogging about sex, and I’ve barely mentioned the issue of homosexuality.  Why have I been avoiding it?  Well, to be honest, I wanted to flesh out my own beliefs.  My own

SWM020: 7 Dirty Fighting Techniques That Should Not Exist In Your Marriage

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | RSSI once heard it said that the definition of conflict is two people in the same ZIP code.  Well, in marriage the people are a lot closer

The Sex Within Marriage Manifesto

The topic of sex within marriage within the Christian community is an oddity.  The reactions to bringing up the topic are quite varied:  embarrassment, shame, fear, anger, interest, inquisitiveness, looking for help, looking to share a burden, wanting to know their normal.  Often

How can I make him taste better?

I received this question a couple of days ago from our anonymous Have A Question page: I love giving my husband oral, but I find his semen to be very bitter. It’s actually very difficult to not gag at the taste. I thought