Sexless marriages: causes and what to do about it

Are you in a sexless marriage? If you’re not sure, a sexless marriage is when a married couple has little to no sexual activity in their relationship. Researchers often define this as being sexually intimate fewer than 10x a year, which according to a National Health Survey, would include 20% of married couples. Newsweek magazine

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The lower drive partner controls the sex life

The lower-drive partner controls the couple’s sex life Did you know that if you’re the partner with the lower sex drive that you hold the power all in your “yes” or “no”? It feels a little different when you think about it like that right?!…like a form of power in the relationship. But it really

By |2019-07-22T23:48:30+00:00|Categories: Committed, Personal Growth|0 Comments

The one need your partner has that you can’t neglect

So can you guess what it is? TOUCH!! We all need physical touch in our relationships. Most of the time touch is lumped into a category of various needs we have in our relationships; however this is a little misleading. This sort of suggests that touch is not any more important than, let’s say, receiving

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How to Speak Up in Your Relationship Without Having a Fight

The dreaded three words “can we talk,” can immediately stir up defenses. Or maybe those words live on the tip of your tongue, but you just don’t feel like dealing with the spiral downward into the argument abyss, so you never say what is on your heart. But then, what happens to those concerns, thoughts,

By |2018-01-22T18:15:45+00:00|Categories: Committed|2 Comments

9 Big buts to avoid when dating

In dating we all have this way of rationalizing the worst behaviors and qualities when we are on the verge of a breakup. But some of these rationalizations you really do need to avoid when dating. I’m not sure the exact reason that we do this, but I do know that I’ve heard countless amounts

3 Relationship truths that can save your marriage

Marriage can be so confusing. I know that is a simple statement, but really give it some thought. If you’re married, you should know exactly what I mean; and, if you’re not married but have been in a relationship, it’s not so different. I am talking about the mystery of “how did we get here”

How to meet your partner’s needs in 3 easy steps

Relationships are all about give and take and, quite honestly, great relationships really happen when both partners give more to each other than they take. The problem is that sometimes we may give our partners the wrong things or the things that don’t get us the most mileage. That’s why we say the golden rule

Marriage Advice for Men From Men

As the saying goes, ladies first, but now it’s our turn to soak up the wisdom from some of the happiest married men I know. I would love to tell you that the day the women had brunch and exchanged marriage advice (read Marriage Advice to the Ladies here)  that the guys met and did

Sex after baby: How to keep your marriage hot when you’ve got a third wheel

Before I dive into the specifics on this post, I want to dispel a major marital myth, which is that: if you’re in a great and happy marriage then your feelings of love should remain strong and unchanging. WRONG! This is not only untrue, but it is just plain unhelpful. The reality is that many