The marriage bed can be a complicated place, especially when adultery has taken place. But even if there is no adultery, sex could be painful whether it’s for physical reasons or emotional ones. If you have none of these issues affecting your marriage bed, just the fact that your marriage and sex life is no longer new could cause your intimacy to wane. One wife
Every marriage is filled with mistakes; either mistakes on the husband’s part or on the wife’s. This is just the straight up truth since marriage is comprised of sinners. Plainly put, we fall short of perfection just like the scripture says in Romans 3:23. So, when a wife makes a mistake, what’s a girl to do when her husband wants to hold it against her? Here’s
When a husband breaks the trust in marriage, how do you trust him again? After all, for a healthy and thriving marriage, trust is vital! Dear Jolene, Today I caught my husband of 20 years at a strip club- hands on and all during a lap dance from a girl young enough to be our daughter. I feel stunned. Angry. Saddened. Numb. Disappointed. He claims
Recently, I had the opportunity to read Dr. Juli Slattery and Dannah Gresh’s newest book, Pulling Back the Shades. If you don’t know a thing about this book, allow me to share it with you. Basically, the book was written out of a need. Our culture has been turned upside down with the book, 50 Shades of Grey and it’s counterparts. Approximately 70 million, yep,
Missed some posts in this series? You can read them here. Say it with me, “I cannot change him.” No, really. Say it out-loud. And again. Now say, “And it’s not my job.” Yes, out-loud. Now put both statements together and say it again. Like you mean it. You can even shout it…unless you’re reading this in the Wal-Mart checkout line. “I CANNOT CHANGE HIM.
Missed some posts in this series? You can read them here. Twelve years into our marriage, I found out that Clint had an affair. A few days after his initial confession I found out there was more. He’d had multiple affairs over the course of almost four years. It was completely devastating and life-altering. In all of the ways you could possibly imagine. It was
Missed some posts in this series? You can read them here. Have you discovered that pornography showed up in your home like an uninvited guest, unpacked her bags, and isn’t catching on to the fact that she is UNwelcome? If so, let me begin by telling you that I’m sorry. I’m sorry that this is a post that caught your attention and felt like the
Dear Jolene, In the past, I committed adultery. I never asked for forgiveness of this man’s wife that I wronged and the family that was affected by my great sin. My husband does not want me to speak to this woman but there has been a quiet urging in me all this year to call her. To this day, it appears she has denied anything