Category Archives: For Husbands

Refuel Your Wife in 3 Steps

Brad says…

“Do not deprive each other of sexual relations, unless you both agree to refrain from sexual intimacy for a limited time so you can give yourselves more completely to prayer. Afterward, you should come together again so that Satan won’t be able to tempt you because of your lack of self-control.” (1 Corinthians 7:5 NLT)

I find that most Christian men love the verse 1 Corinthians 7:5. We feel a sense of encouragement when we read the affirmation on how important sex is to marriage. We know sex brings our marriage connection, and intimacy and so much more. Many men, especially when sexual frequency is tested in their marriage, cling to this verse as a life line.

Kate recently wrote, “Emotionally Protecting Your Man” and one of the thoughts I had when reading her title was, “oh no is this going to be telling wives how to get their husband’s to be emotional?” Fortunately, it wasn’t that post, and Kate did a great job of encouraging wives to understand ‘man emotions’. So what does 1 Corinthians 7:5 have to do with emotionally protecting you wife?

Reading Kate’s post raised a question, as a husband do we pursue our wife emotionally as well as sexually?Refueling Your Wife in 3 Steps

Emotional Pursuit

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One Flesh Marriage Christmas Gift Guide to Grow your Marriage

Brad and Kate say… It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With the kids jingle belling, and everything reminding you that you still haven’t found the right gift for your loved one. For some reason Christmas shopping for your husband, or finding that perfect gift for your wife is always one of the biggest… Continue Reading

Fix a Fixer Upper

Brad says… Men love to fix things. We see every issue, every problem as a potential thing that we need to fix. If it is broken, squeaking, or just a pain, we can fix that. This might be true about physical things as long as we have a can of WD-40 and a roll of duct tape.… Continue Reading

We Never Have Sex Anymore

Brad says… One of the most common articles people search for at One Flesh Marriage is “We Haven’t Had Sex in A Year“. These wounded men or women are seeking answers to why their spouse has completely shut them out of physical intimacy. Maybe this is just a vocal minority, or maybe it is just cliche but… Continue Reading