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Fantasies of a Third #535

Fantasies of a Third #535

A military wife wants to know how to encourage her husband to be interested in more romantic sex, oh, and she’s the higher desire for all the other kinds of sex as well.

A wife parents different than her husband, and his manner of parenting is a real turn off sexually.

On the Xtended version …

Our Instagram account got quite a bit of pushback over a post we ran about adding a third person to the bedroom. This is my response to the reactions.

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Are Women More Sexual Than Men? #534

Are Women More Sexual Than Men? #534

A follow up from an email on last week’s show.

A newlywed asks for tips to help prepare or avoid the issues that he hears other couples inevitably face in marriage.

A woman is experiencing some self-image issues and marital strife resulting from a botched breast reduction procedure.

Could it be that women are more sexual than men?

A couple both experience orgasms during sex regularly, yet the issue for the husband is how his wife achieves them.

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Too Quick Too Slow #533

Too Quick Too Slow #533

A husband takes too long to orgasm during oral sex, and too quick during PV sex. 

A wife wants help understanding how to help her husband address the length of time it takes him to climax.

A woman has been dating a Christian man for 9 years, who simply won’t commit to marriage. 

On the Xtended version …

What do you do when one spouse wants to avail themselves to medical resources and vaccines and the other spouse is completely opposed?

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Consent #532

Consent #532

Announcing that registration for the 2022 SMR Getaway is open now … come join us in downtown Indianapolis! Learn more and register here. 

A follow up email from a listener about dealing with guilt and resentment.

A question asking if a spouse who refuses to address their role in a sexless marriage is actually better termed as infidelity.

On the Xtended version …

We’ve received several emails and messages about how the aspect of consent plays out in marriage. Today we begin the conversation on this tricky subject.

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Best Of SMR: Missionary Position and Love Languages #531

Best Of SMR: Missionary Position and Love Languages #531

A look back at one of our favorite episodes according to the Nation.

Two voicemails with some additional ideas to explore from a prior email from a husband who’s wife only likes missionary position sex.

On the Xtended version …

A discussion about how I believe the messages found in three popular marriage books, The 5 Love Languages, His Needs Her Needs, and Love And Respect, are used in the wrong ways.

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Delay Tactics #530

Delay Tactics #530

An email from a husband wondering why many marriage resources out there take the stance of it’s the husbands fault.

A husband emails wanting to know if taking a break from pursuing sex with his lower desire wife would help reset things for them both.

On the Xtended version …

Are there delay tactics used in marriage and sex to avoid things we don’t want to participate in or follow through with?

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Crossdressing #529

Crossdressing #529

An email from a member of the Nation adding to the conversation about how a HD Spouse can approach their LD Spouse better on the topic of sex.

A wife emails asking for how to handle resentment and guilt over how long it has taken to grow more confident sexually.

A husband emails wondering if his interest in wearing feminine underwear is a potential problem.

On the Xtended version …

Part 4 of the Q and A that happens at the end of the SMR Getaway.

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Wife Won’t Let Husband Masturbate #528

Wife Won’t Let Husband Masturbate #528

An email from a wife whose husband says that if she would let him masturbate or look at porn he would be more interested in sex with her and would be able to finish more regularly.

Two emails from different wives wanting to know how to address when husbands have gained a lot of weight and have little interest in a healthier lifestyle. 

On the Xtended version …

Part 3 of the Q and A that happens at the end of the SMR Getaway. This time we go into questions like gridlock and books to help relationships.

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Rapid Fire with Longer Answers #527

Rapid Fire with Longer Answers #527

We recorded an extended rapid fire episode while at the SMR Getaway, only this time we go more in depth with the answers.

On the Xtended version …

Part 2 of the Q and A that happens at the end of the SMR Getaway. This time we go into some deep questions like betrayal and desire differences.

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Found My Husband’s Dildo #526

Found My Husband’s Dildo #526

An email from a wife who feels stuck between faking it during sex or withholding and wants to know the best Biblical way to approach this in her marriage.

A wife emails because she found a dildo that her husband has been using while masturbating.

On the Xtended version …

A recording of part of the Q&A time at this year’s SMR Getaway.

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Best Of SMR: Oral Sex and Gagging #525

Best Of SMR: Oral Sex and Gagging #525

An email from a wife who gets nauseous and gags at the thought of her husband ejaculating into her mouth – yet he would really like to experience this with her.

And a voicemail from a new mom who wants to get the non-sexy images from childbirth and doctors out of her head to get sex going again with her husband.

On the Xtended version …

A look a some of the attitudes we can bring into marriage and relationships. Are you entitled in your marriage or is marriage designed to expose you more than you thought?

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Best Of SMR: Low Desire Wife #524

Best Of SMR: Low Desire Wife #524

A past episode with Dr Jennifer Finlayson-Fife about the Higher Desire/Lower Desire dynamic. Specifically about how this often plays out for the lower desire wife.

On the Xtended version …

Our conversation continues with Dr Jennifer and her research on the subject of religion and desire.

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