Sex and Intimacy

Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Putting the Sizzle Back in Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Authors Kathi Lipp and Erin MacPherson encourage moms to overcome the daily challenges of parenting to make sexual intimacy with their husband a higher priority. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Putting the Sizzle Back in Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Authors Kathi Lipp and Erin MacPherson encourage moms to overcome the daily challenges of parenting to make sexual intimacy with their husband a higher priority. (Part 1 of 2)

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abstract husband and wife

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Sexual Baggage in Marriage

Sexual intimacy can be complicated. Most couples bring some kind of baggage into marriage. Reclaim and redeem the beautiful gift of sexual intimacy in your marriage.

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Put the Children to Bed Early

Make time for each other.  Marriage expert Dr. Gary Chapman says you need to set aside time for your spouse especially after children come along. Listen to the full program here.

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Love and Sex

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Love and Sex: The Perfect Combination

Dr. Gary Chapman discusses the beauty of sex in marriage.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Solomon on Romance (Part 2 of 2)

The Rev. Tommy Nelson draws upon the Song of Solomon's rich imagery to convey wise principles about dating and courtship. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Solomon on Romance (Part 1 of 2)

The Rev. Tommy Nelson draws upon the Song of Solomon's rich imagery to convey wise principles about dating and courtship. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Weekend

Episode

Drawing Closer to God and Each Other

This weekend, author Gary Thomas explains how a husband and wife can foster oneness in their marriage by pursuing God together. 

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A grey tie

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Married Couple's Perspective on Fifty Shades of Grey

Greg and Erin Smalley each took the time to share their thoughts on 50 Shades of Grey and what it means for marriage.

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A couple having a candle lit dinner together.

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True Romance on Valentine's Day

Greg Smalley

Dr. Greg Smalley encourages couples to look beyond chocolates and flowers to pursue true romance this Valentine's Day.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

Episode

Exposing the Lure of Romance and Erotica (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. Juli Slattery and author Dannah Gresh talk about the cultural fascination with erotica that's been largely spawned by the popular novel and now movie Fifty Shades of Grey and other sexually explicit media. Our guests explain why such material especially appeals to women, and the danger it poses to marriage and families. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Exposing the Lure of Romance and Erotica (Part 1 of 2)

Dr. Juli Slattery and author Dannah Gresh talk about the cultural fascination with erotica that's been largely spawned by the popular novel and now movie Fifty Shades of Grey and other sexually explicit media. Our guests explain why such material especially appeals to women, and the danger it poses to marriage and families. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Weekend

Episode

Moving From Loneliness to Intimacy in Your Marriage

This weekend, psychologist David Clarke offers several practical ideas for couples to improve their marital intimacy, from regularly scheduled talk times, to spiritual leadership and being accountable to others.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

Episode

Building True Oneness in Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Psychologist Dr. Larry Crabb helps get to the root of disillusionment and disappointment in today's marriages, and points to God's heart for a husband and wife to enjoy true oneness. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Building True Oneness in Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Psychologist Dr. Larry Crabb helps get to the root of disillusionment and disappointment in today's marriages, and points to God's heart for a husband and wife to enjoy true oneness. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Moving From Loneliness to Intimacy in Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Psychologist David Clarke offers several practical ideas for couples to improve their marital intimacy, from regularly scheduled talk times, to spiritual leadership and being accountable to others. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

Episode

Moving From Loneliness to Intimacy in Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Psychologist David Clarke offers several practical ideas for couples to improve their marital intimacy, from regularly scheduled talk times, to spiritual leadership and being accountable to others. (Part 1 of 2)

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hands of spouses clasped

Article

Devotional: Spiritual Foundations

Focus on the Family

Spiritual intimacy between a husband and wife provides a safe covering.

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husband and wife cuddling in a blanket

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Devotional: Sex and Intimacy

Focus on the Family

To yield to one another sexually in marriage is to step into God-created intimacy.

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Managing Temptation

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Managing Temptation

Within marriage, barriers must also be erected to protect the "garden of marital bliss" that you are trying hard to build.

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God's Design for Sex

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God's Design for Sex

Sex is one of the biggest somethings of all time in more fabulous ways than most people appreciate.

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A young woman looking over the top of a book.

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Erotica, Women and Marriage

We may stereotypically think of sexual temptation as a man's problem, but women are not immune to the lure of romance depicted in new and graphic forms of entertainment.

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Series

The Overcoming Marriage

If we're honest, all marriages have trials. Learn how to use difficulty to build an overcoming marriage and grow closer than ever to your spouse.

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Man and woman's feet in bed

Series

Understanding Your Husband's Sexual Needs

Time and culture have changed the venues of expression, yet the power of a man's sex drive has remained a constant force of both intimacy and destruction.

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