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There's a whole world of discovery, loving, and learning after the wedding and honeymoon. Whether you're a newlywed or have been married for what seems like an eternity, the marital relationship is one that requires constant attention, nurturing, love, and enjoyment! In this section of TodaysChristianWoman.com, you’ll reignite your passion in intimacy, find hope for the tough times, and get motivated for making your marriage what God intends for husbands and wives.

Juli Slattery

Juli Slattery

Clinical psychologist, author, speaker and president and co-founder of Authentic Intimacy.

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Doomed to Divorce?

Doomed to Divorce?

Did the gloomy statistics about parenting special-needs kids mean our marriage was bound to fail?
The "Good Wife"

The "Good Wife"

How I (thought I) failed my marriage
God-Honoring Pleasure in a Shades-of-Grey World

God-Honoring Pleasure in a Shades-of-Grey World

Even when it comes to sexual pleasure, God wants the best for us.
How to Love a Drunk

How to Love a Drunk

A story of addiction, healing, and grace
The Hidden Power of Submission

The Hidden Power of Submission Subscriber access only

The secret that can unlock deep intimacy in marriage

Most Popular Articles

Is Masturbation a Sin?

Is Masturbation a Sin?

Expert answers to help you navigate bedroom challenges
Christian Sex Rules

Christian Sex Rules

A guide to what's allowed in the bedroom
The List that Saved My Marriage

The List that Saved My Marriage

What an inventory of my husband's shortcomings taught me
Sex Before Marriage

Sex Before Marriage

Q&A: We had sex before we were married. How can I forgive myself?
My Husband Was Addicted to Porn

My Husband Was Addicted to Porn

Could our marriage survive his compulsion?

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Our editors have compiled the best on Marriage + Sex topics from the archives. Here you'll find fresh, relevant, and honest articles that makes Today's Christian Woman a mentor to thousands of women.

My Goal: Gratitude

My Goal: Gratitude

Resolve to stop taking your spouse for granted
Why This?
Do you take your spouse for granted? Cultivating a grateful heart can radically improve your marriage.
Your Gift or Mine?

Your Gift or Mine?

Encourage one another to use your spiritual gifts
Why This?
As fellow disciples, Christian spouses can encourage and empower each other to use their spiritual gifts.
If Communication Breaks Down

If Communication Breaks Down

Prayer is the anchor that can keep a husband and wife connecting
Why This?
Stormie Omartian shares powerful prayers that can help heal a hurting marriage.
The Next Nineteen Days

The Next Nineteen Days

I promised in sickness and in health, now I realize the true measure of a marriage
Why This?
One woman shares how she discovered a deeper love when suffering and illness struck her marriage.
Checks and Balances

Checks and Balances

How to work through your money differences in marriage
Why This?
Finances may be a sticking point in your marriage if your families of origin modeled different ways of handling money. Consider these practical suggestions for working through your differences.

Marriage + Sex Topics

Communication

Communication

Learning to connect clearly with your spouse means your marriage has the potential to grow stronger than anything you could ever imagine—and offers you the opportunity to become more mature in your relationship and your faith.
Health + Home

Health + Home

Like it or not, women are the main caretakers for their spouses, families, and homes. Health and a happy home make for a long-lasting marriage.
Help + Healing

Help + Healing

All marriages hit rough spots—some go all the way to the brink of divorce. Yet God offers hope, strength, and even joy in the midst of the most difficult times in a relationship.
Money

Money

Most husband and wives view their finances differently, which can cause misunderstandings, stress, and arguments over debt and how to best spend hard-earned cash.
Remarriage

Remarriage

Ghosts of marriages past don't have to linger and get in the way of your new relationship. Blending marriages and families have their own sets of challenges—but also their own sets of joys.
Romance + Sex

Romance + Sex

Physical intimacy and connection is amazing and powerful in a marriage relationship—and totally God’s idea.
Spirituality

Spirituality

Besides sexual intimacy, couples overwhelmingly desire to connect spiritually with their spouses and long to follow God together.
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