My Spouse Has Little or No Sexual Desire

In our culture, with all the emphasis on sex, you wouldn’t think the matter of lacking sexual desire would be a big issue. And yet it is. However, no one wants to talk about it. Except, of course, the spouse who is having to beg for sexual intimacy with their Read More…

When a Wife Doesn’t Want to Have Sex

I’m going to approach this article a bit differently than others I’ve written. I feel a need to address both women and men on this matter, because it DOES matter. It’s a struggle, whether you’re the wife or the husband. Both feel very strongly about this part of their marriage. Read More…

Decreased Sexual Desire in a Husband or Wife

Are you dealing with a spouse who has decreased sexual desire for you? The question is, what can you do about it? If decreased desire in a husband or wife becomes a problem, couples need to begin the solution by having a heart-to-heart talk outside of the marriage bed. Some Read More…

Cross Cultural Workers and Sexual Stress

Sexual stress? Do you, as cross cultural workers, think that it couldn’t happen to you? It can and does. “Could it happen to you, a cross-cultural worker? Of course, it could. You are human, aren’t you? It is a natural human tendency to grow to like people with whom we Read More…

Can You Have a Satisfying Sex Life After Having Kids?

When you read the question in the title of this blog, many wives will say, “No, I’m too tired.” Many husbands will say, “No, she’s too tired and pre-occupied.” Unfortunately, that can be sad, but true. But does that mean that it’s not possible to have a satisfying sex life Read More…

Making Sex A Priority

Time, or lack of it, is the biggest enemy of intimacy. Half of all Americans say they’re too busy. And two-thirds say stress is negatively affecting their lives. That’s why making sex a priority is important. Dave and Claudia Arp, authors of No Time for Sex, were conversing with one Read More…

TO WIVES: Why Is Sex So Important?

Wives: what kinds of emotional needs does your sexual interest meet for your husband? Do you know? In written survey comments and in my interviews, I noticed two parallel trends. They are the great benefits a fulfilling sex life creates in a man’s inner life and, conversely, the wounds created Read More…