“I Hate Sex!”

“I Hate Sex!”

If your heart whispers – or screams – “I hate sex”, you’re not alone. That might sound as strange as “I hate food.” (That can happen, but that’s another story.) There are plenty of reasons you might hate sex. And understanding why will make a difference.

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Is Your Marriage Beyond Repair?

Is Your Marriage Beyond Repair?

How bad is bad enough? How long do you need to “put up with” seriously destructive behavior from your spouse? Is your marriage beyond repair?

God hates divorce not because of some heavenly hierarchy of sins, but because it hurts His children.

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Submission in Christian Marriage

Submission in Christian Marriage

Hear the word “submission” and “marriage” in the same sentence and you probably feel something visceral rising up inside your soul. Your heart may explode with anger, terror, or guilt, or collapse in hopelessness and resignation. Surely that’s not what God meant when He used those words together in the New Testament. So what should submission in Christian marriage look like?

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When Your Past Complicates Intimacy

When Your Past Complicates Intimacy

People who research such things say that somewhere around 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men have been sexually abused in some way. And then there are many who received distorted messages about intimacy as they were growing up, or who became caught up in unhealthy sexual relationships. Those experiences have long-lasting consequences. When so much of your past complicates intimacy it seems a miracle for any marriage to be sexually functional.

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