You want to be a “good” wife, the kind of wife God wants you to be. You love your husband deeply. But it seems he’s always thinking about sex. Does he really have to have sex that often? It will help to understand what sex does for your husband.
You expected to be having sex with your spouse when you got married. And you may have also imagined that since you’re now entitled to sex, that would validate you as a man or woman, cure your lust problem, or satisfy your desire for intimacy. How’s that working out for you?
How well do you know your husband or wife? You may have thought you knew them quite well when you said “I do.” But there are things that have surprised you – both positive and negative. The things you’ve gone through in life have displayed parts of his/her character and heart you may never have suspected. Thoughtfully asking questions can be a fruitful way to understand your spouse better.
Jesus had a wonderful way of asking questions. You may know the story well. Jesus sees a man lying on his mat, having been in that state for 38 years. And Jesus asks Him, “Do you want to be made whole?” (John 5:6) What does it mean to “be made whole”? What does wholeness look like?