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Why Sex Matters

Why Sex Matters

Married couples who have sex regularly live longer, have better heart health, enjoy a deeper connection, and can let go of annoyances easier.

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What Makes an Unforgettable Wedding?

Why is God so often absent from our ceremonies, except as a token prayer or Scripture reading?

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Why Sex Is So Important to Your Husband

My husband, Dennis, and I received an email about the romantic differences between men and women. It began by asking, “How do you romance a woman?” Answer: “Wine her, dine…

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Why Sex Is So Important to Your Wife

Let me make something clear up front. You might be tempted to think that there would never be a time when you, as a man, would turn down the sexual…

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Billy Graham’s Incredible Ministry … and His Incredible Marriage

Billy’s marriage to Ruth was a partnership that had a worldwide impact.

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Embracing Your Differences in Marriage

Editor’s Note: As her daughters began their married lives, Barbara Rainey wanted to share some of the lessons she learned throughout her own marriage as well as those gleaned from…

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40 Lessons From 40 Years of Marriage

Four decades ago, I married Barbara Ann Peterson. Looking back now on the first 12 months of our marriage, I’d have to describe myself then as an idiot—repeatedly ignoring the…

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I’m Not a Nag, Am I?

I’ll never forget the first time my husband, David, accused me of being a nag. To hear that word come out of his mouth was upsetting, even disturbing. In my…

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Learning to Pray With My Wife

My journey of committing to praying with my wife for 30 days and the tips I learned along the way.

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4 Ways to Harness Your Power for Good in Your Husband’s Life

God has given us women the privilege and the ability to bring life to our husbands with our love.

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5 Ways to Help Your Husband Step Up to Manhood

A wife plays a pivotal role in her husband’s transition from boyhood into manhood.

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Treat Him Like a Man

Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Nina Roesner’s 40-day devotional, The Respect Dare. Standing and waiting on Bob and Joan’s front porch, Janda realized they apparently hadn’t heard…

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When Sex Is at the Bottom of Your List

Editor’s Note: As her daughters began their married lives, Barbara Rainey wanted to share some of the lessons she learned throughout her own marriage as well as those gleaned from…

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When Your Husband Needs Help—and Doesn’t Know It

Editor’s Note: As her daughters began their married lives, Barbara Rainey wanted to share some of the lessons she learned throughout her own marriage as well as those gleaned from…

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11 Ways to Show Respect to Your Husband

Some wives don’t understand how important respect is to a man.

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9 Ways to Feed the Passion in Your Marriage

9 Ways to Feed the Passion in Your Marriage

We need to make a practice of tending fully to the love of our life for a few moments a day, every day.

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A Hard Act for a Husband to Follow

Here’s a new way to think about leadership in your marriage.

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5 Romantic Needs of a Woman

5 Romantic Needs of a Woman

A great lover must be committed to satisfying his wife’s unique needs.

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7 Things to Remember About Sex

7 Things to Remember About Sex

Your spouse approaches intimacy much differently than you.

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Your Wife’s 3 Relationship Nonnegotiables

As you study your wife and learn how to define romance according to her dictionary, you will become an irresistible man.

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What Should Be the Husband’s ‘Role’ in Marriage?

The Scriptures clearly give us the model for being a man, a husband, and father.

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The “Superior Wife Syndrome”

On a recent Monday morning, I had turned on the Today Show to catch our local news and weather on the half hour. As I listened from the kitchen, I…

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When You Lose Interest in Sex

When you marry you have a duty before God to meet your spouse’s sexual needs. But sometimes healing and restoration must happen first.

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40 Consequences of Adultery

The counterfeit pleasure of an affair can never overcome the ways infidelity can destroy a life and marriage.

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5 Communication Tools That Saved My Marriage

5 Communication Tools That Saved My Marriage

Early in our marriage, these simple principles changed our hearts and transformed our relationship.

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When Opposites Attract in Marriage

According to legend, Emperor Huang Ti of China is reported to have said to his wife, Xi Ling Shi, “I have a problem. I notice that our mulberry trees are…

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Seven Things I Wish Id Known About Men Before I Married

Growing up with my stepdad and younger brother I thought I knew a thing or two about men. While I knew not to change the channel during a football game,…

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What Should Be the Wife’s ‘Role’ in Marriage?

The confusion in today’s culture about “roles” in marriage compels us to understand what the Bible says about the unique responsibilities God assigns to a wife.

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What’s the Real Problem in Your Marriage?

My wife, Angela, and I have the great privilege to speak at FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember® marriage getaways. Many of the couples who come to these events have healthy marriages…

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It’s Not Your Husband’s Job to Make You Happy

Think back to a time when it was downright fun to spend time with your man. How did you enjoy one another back when you were dating? You didn’t fold…

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