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Sex Without Walls: 6 Steps to Rebuilding Your Intimate Life

A friend with a steamy married life (but not without conflict), recently remarked that our late 30s through our 50s should be the sexual peak of our lives. “What? Aren’t…

Chillin’ with My Husband: Time for a Plan

It was time: My husband and I took a night away just before the new year. We needed to pray, to plan, to think—both alone and together. We needed to…

When the Night Isn’t Silent: Christmas in a Stepfamily

“I’m struggling to know what to do about the upcoming holidays,” Vicky, a stepmom of two years shared. “My husband has two children from a previous marriage that are 11…

Trash Talking

I once had a stepmom say to me, “You know, every time I go to my stepson’s baseball game the biological mom makes it very obvious that she does not…

But I Was Their Mom First!

Two years ago I was a divorced single mama of two amazing kiddos. I had a pretty good network of family and friends but I was mainly on my own….

10,000 Stepfamily Days

My husband recently woke up with a smile, “Happy 10,000 days!!” Steve beamed. “What?” I inquired, still groggy. “We met 10,000 days ago today. Happy anniversary,” He replied. My husband…

Great SEX-pectations

When I was newly engaged (and long before that), I expected sex would be the easy part of marriage. Expectations cause so much trouble, don’t they? I wonder if I’m…

Stepmom Perks

There are times when being a stepparent can serve as an advantage.  Children will sometimes share things with a stepparent that they will not disclose to a mom or dad….

No Interest In Sex – Help Is Here

I have a confession to make. This week I actually looked up the measurements of some of today’s hottest female celebs. When my husband got home, I happily announced to…

30 Conversation Starters for Couples

Yesterday I had a friend tell me she sometimes runs out of things to talk about to her man. That got me to thinking, wouldn’t it be nice if someone made…

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