Tag Archives: Emotions

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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Do You Deprive your Wife?

Brad says… I find that most Christian men love the verse 1 Corinthians 7:5. Even if you don’t recognize the reference I’m sure that you will recognize the passage: 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… Continue Reading

Take Your Thoughts Captive

Kate says . . . I remember a time when I was consumed with sad thoughts about our marriage. I was not sure where we were headed, but it certainly seemed bleak at best. There were days I could think of nothing else. Have you ever had those times in your marriage when your thoughts… Continue Reading