Want Your Life to Be More Magical?

sex is magical

Have you ever had those moments in life that feel so transcendent that you can only describe them as other-worldly? As magical?⠀ ⠀ When I write something that I know didn’t come from me. When my baby looks at me and I allow myself to be swept up in the magic of an infant. When someone tells me that something I said changed their life for the better. Watching one of my kids gain the confidence that comes from mastering a new skill. Those family moments where everyone is laughing or playing together and time seems to go on slow… Read More

Talk to me

Alright guys, it’s about time for my annual sex post on this blog. I’m a marriage blogger. It happens. Here’s the thing this time though, ever since I posted about how I went from never caring about or really wanting sex, to loving sex last year, I’ve been getting A LOT of questions about sex. Via my blog email yes, but also in my personal life. Sometimes from close friends. Sometimes from people I hardly know. Just this month I had two different women from my church congregation come talk to me about sex who I’ve never before had conversations… Read More

What Would Happen if You Had Sex Every Other Day For a Month? (PHYSICAL TOUCH Love Experiment Re-cap)

What would hapen if you had sex every ohter day with your partner? Amazing things! Click through to read all about it.

What happens when you have sex with your spouse every other day for a month?  Good things. Good things happen. This post contains affiliate links. We just wrapped up our love experiment for the month- having sex every other day. This challenge is based on Gary Chapman’s book The Five Love Languages, specifically the physical touch love language. Time for a re-cap! Of all the love experiments we’ve done so far this year (connecting for 10 minutes everyday for quality time, sending a loving text/note everyday for words of affirmation and giving a gift every week for gifts), this one… Read More

YOUR Sex Questions Answered (by a sex therapist) Part I

YOUR sex questions answered (by a sex therapist) | improve your married sex life

In preparation for this post, I asked you what you, my readers, are struggling with regarding sex, and passed those struggles along to Aimee Heffernan. Aimee, who is a licensed couples therapist and sex therapist who lives and works in Washington, was kind enough to answer a number of your questions last year (Part One and Part Two). In preparation for our interview, I sent her a list of your concerns to review. Right away we noticed some themes and will be talking about those themes instead of answering question by question. Desire Discrepancy First up- desire discrepancy.  Here are… Read More

Resources for Improving Intimacy:  “The Art of Desire”

A review of the e-course “The Art of Desire” by Jennifer Finlayson-Fife By Celeste This is the second half of my “Resources for Improving Intimacy” post.  Check out the first half about a book called “31 Days to Great Sex” here. This post is part 5 of the series:  Improving Intimacy Part 1:  How to Agree on How Often to Have Sex Part 2:   Waiting for Sex Until Marriage- Can I Really Do It? Part 3:  When Sex is Painful:  One Woman’s Story        Part 4:  A Therapist Answers Your Questions About Sex First Half  and Second Half Part 5: … Read More