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Q&A: Recovering from Purity Culture

Juli answers this important question for all of us: "How can I move from a purity narrative frame of mind to a relationship with God?"

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Five Things You Need to Know About Women, Orgasm & Intimacy

After speaking at a marriage event, I spent time with couples who wanted to ask a question or share a comment. A young couple sat patiently and silently until everyone else had left the auditorium. As I sat down to talk with them, they could barely get the words out. The young man began, “This is really embarrassing, but we don’t know where else to go for help. Umm, we’ve been...

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Q&A: When It Comes To Sex in Marriage, How Often is "Normal"?

Dr. Slattery answers this important question: "How often is "normal" for having sex within marriage? While there may be seasons where married couples fall outside the "normal" range, if there is an ongoing lack of sex, or even an overabundance of it, couples should pause and ask why." Do you want to learn more? Check out these other resources: Your Sexu...

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Q&A: How Can I Get Comfortable Being Intimate When I Don't Like My Body?

In this video, Juli answers the question: "How can I be comfortable being intimate with my husband when I don't like my body and I don't at all feel sexually attractive?"

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What Do I Do With My Sexual Desires?

“What do I do with my sexual desire?” I’ve heard this question from men and women of every age, from those who have never married and from those who find themselves “single again.” I have also heard this question from married people who, for one reason or another, do not feel sexually satisfied within marriage. (Presione aquí para leer en español). ...

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Can You Spiritually Outgrow Your Marriage?

Cathy and Jim had been married for almost 20 years. At the beginning of their marriage, neither of them took their Christian faith too seriously. An occasional visit to church was enough. Through the challenges of raising children, health scares and financial hardship, Cathy began to find support through women's groups. Over time, she developed a strong relationship with Jesus Christ. She r...

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Q&A: How Do I Make Time For Sex Postpartum Or When I Have Young Kids?

Hey Mommas! If you've got little ones, this Q&A is for you. One Reclaim 2.0 participant wrote in: "I would love to hear any advice you have for couples postpartum and with little kids. Lack of sleep, no time for myself, lack of energy for anything—will my husband and I ever get to enjoy sex again?"

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Finding Jesus on Christmas

Snow is on the tree branches and all is still. It is a quieter Christmas than any I can remember. Although I miss the family gatherings and festivities of the season, I’m also grateful for a Christmas tranquil enough for reflection on why we actually celebrate this season. Over the past weeks, our little family has gathered in the basement a few evenings to relax with Christmas movies...

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Q&A: I'm Single and In My Late 40s—Do I Still Have to Save Sex for Marriage?

This important question comes from a reader: "I'm single and in my late 40s—do I still have to save sex for marriage?"

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Compassion That Doesn’t Compromise 

I’m in my-mid forties, divorced, and lonely. I love God and want to follow His plan for sex and marriage, but I just can’t find a man who is willing to share that journey with me. I’m not the naive young woman “saving sex for marriage” like I was in my twenties. I’m an adult with longings and needs. I don’t think God would judge me for having sex with t...

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