Sort By:

I Despise Neediness in Myself

This guest post by Mary DeMuth first appeared here. This is one of those posts I am starting that I don’t know how it will end. During this time of COVID, racial tension, and employment worries, I (like you) have had some space to observe my life. And something has bothered me. I get mad when I see someone offer grace to a struggling person. And that makes no sense to me. ...

1 2

Q&A: How Do I Set Boundaries With A Spouse After Infidelity?

Dr. Slattery answer's this important question: "How do I set boundaries after a betrayal; after infidelity?"

0 4

What Submission Isn't

*The two-part blog series we’re kicking off this week is a sneak peak into what Dr. Juli Slattery has been working on ... a complete rewrite of her book Finding the Hero in Your Husband. Stay tuned for updates on when it will be released in 2021!* In my job speaking on topics of sexuality, I’ve had to address a lot of uncomfortable and controversial issues. But there’s...

1 10

Q&A: We Have a Great Sex Life, But My Husband Is Never Satisfied. What Do I Do?

This week's question comes from a wife: " No matter how often we have sex, my husband is just never satisfied. Our sex life is good, it’s passionate, and in the moment we’re both satisfied. But he immediately wants more. As soon as I tell him I’m too tired or have too much work to do, it results in a fight. I love that we enjoy sex so much but I fear it’...

3 3

Who Takes Out the Trash?

Household chores represent probably the most pressing “minor issue” in marriage for a lot of couples because it’s a conflict that never goes away. Every day, someone has to do the dishes, take out the trash, do laundry, cook dinner, and clean the sink. There’s no vacation from housework. Dust doesn’t stop collecting because you need a break. This means that if you ...

0 5

Q&A: My Husband Is No Longer Interested in Sex. What Do I Do?

This question comes from a wife: "My husband of 35 years does not want to have sex with me. For the last four years he’s totally stopped pursuing me and he doesn’t want to talk about it. So what should I do?"

0 2

Why Is Healing So Hard?

Tina and I met together for counseling several years ago to work through some traumatic experiences from her past. A year after our work together was done, Tina came in for a “check up.” She shared with me that within that year, she had undergone surgery, radiation and chemotherapy for breast cancer. What she said next shocked me. Counseling was more painful than what I have been...

2 6

Remembering Your Way Out of Discouragement

Have you ever faced a difficult season only to have friends tell you to trust in God? While you know their advice is right, it doesn’t seem very practical. What does it actually look like to trust in God through trials and discouragement? David faced almost every trial imaginable throughout his lifetime. He lost children to illness and violence, was rejected by a spouse, was homeless,...

0 2

Q&A: Hasn't God Promised Me a Fulfilling Marriage?

This question comes from a reader: "I know the Word says that God is good, and I know I should have patience in waiting, but what can help me battle the sadness, the deep loneliness, that comes from years of unfulfilled goodness that’s supposed to be mine in my marriage?"

0 2