Tag Archives: Intimacy

Love is a Decision–And Then There’s “The Feels”

For many years, I have been living that motto.  Love is NOT a feeling, it is a decision.  A choice.  Something you wake up every day electing to do… or not to do (and paradoxically, there are many memes that … Continue reading

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Needing– and NOT Needing– Him

It’s nine o’clock in the morning and I’ve already been up for over 4 hours. It’s partly the jet lag that just won’t resolve. And it’s partly because I drove him to the airport very early. I’m starting to write … Continue reading

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Seduce Him

  When I wrote “Seduce Her” I promised to take a flip to the other side of the coin. What seduces him? Go onto the internet, or pick up a women’s or men’s magazine, and learn all the myriad ways … Continue reading

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From Bad Comes Good

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the … Continue reading

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Seduce Her

  We want it, guys. Yes, your wife of two, three, four, and even more decades still wants you to seduce her. Romance her.  In a sense, to claim her as yours (and please, for a moment, remove the Caveman image … Continue reading

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Passion

  Back on a very hot day in July, SJ and I got to attend a rally on the National Mall called “Together 2016.”  It was described as a “once in a generation millennial-focused prayer and worship gathering.” They were … Continue reading

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Communication

When I began this blog, I was coming off of 3 years of having a pretty troubled  marriage turning better.  I had learned a lot of lessons.  I thought I’d be able to write about these lessons sagely, as though … Continue reading

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Kindness in Marriage

Marriage requires kindness.  That’s a no-brainer. We all know it, we all get it. Putting it faithfully into practice: a whole other matter.   TIME Magazine recently had a piece called “How to Stay Married” in their June 13, 2016 issue. … Continue reading

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In a Funk

Yeesh. 500 words or less is REALLY hard for me.  A discipline I must really put my mind to. Life continues to go careening forward full tilt as we proceed with our move.  House on the market tomorrow.  All the … Continue reading

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In the Crazy Moments

Life has been insane.  It doesn’t seem possible, but I’ve actually been too busy to write.  That hardly ever happens.  And, lack of writing time sort of unbalances me. We are moving.  It’s a good move, one I’ve looked forward … Continue reading

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