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A Little Pre-Date Action

Now, I don’t know if this idea would work for everyone… Several years into our marriage we realized that sex before an evening out works better than sex at the end of the evening. I’m not sure why it took us so long to figure this out. I guess it’s

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Maintenance Sex

Here’s a good one: Every marriage needs occasional maintenance sex. Even after 20 years, sex can still be wild and crazy fun, but we all know (at least those of us married more than a month), that we can’t humanly hold up that standard all the time. There are lots

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Feeling the Love

So, more about sex… The thing is, there’s this stereotype in our culture that women really aren’t interested in sex (in marriage), and men are rabid for it. He thinks about it all the time, and doesn’t really care how she feels about it as long as he gets some.

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Good Sex

There’s a lot that could be written about sex in marriage. First off, if it’s not happening, you’ve got trouble. Second, there’s the various categories… But let’s start with that first thing. We’ve noticed that when friends start talking about sex getting to be less of a priority, that it

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Cocktail Hour

Cocktail Hour

I was the youngest of five growing up, and one of my earliest memories is of my parents reuniting each evening after work to have a gin and tonic and talk about their day together. I don’t recall any of us kids trying to horn in on that time, though

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A Cup of Water in the Night

A Cup of Water in the Night

Here’s an interesting question: If your spouse woke you up in the middle of the night and asked for a cup of water, would you get it for them without question? Would you first want to know if they were ill, or something else was keeping them from getting up