Resources

Physical Intimacy


Menopause, Aging and the Sexual Female

As you know, this series has been addressing some specific questions about physical intimacy that I get asked a lot at my conferences but which need a true expert to answer. I think Dr Townsend’s final piece in this series will be helpful to many but part of that helpfulness involves being a bit more, um, ‘specific’ in her advice, and that meant more adult content and language than I was comfortable with on a blog feed! :-). This article addresses some of the challenges that menopause may bring for sexual intimacy.

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Health and the Sexual Female by Dr. Sue Townsend

As I’m on the road speaking to women’s groups, men’s groups and groups of married couples, I get a lot of questions about sex and intimacy that relate to my research but aren’t directly addressed. Since I’m not a counselor, I don’t necessarily know the answers to some of these specialized questions. So I went looking for answers from a…read more →

Conjugal Conundrum (Part 2) by Dr. Sue Townsend

As I’m on the road speaking to women’s groups, men’s groups and groups of married couples, I get a lot of questions about sex and intimacy that relate to my research but aren’t directly addressed. Since I’m not a counselor, I don’t necessarily know the answers to some of these specialized questions. So I went looking for answers from a…read more →

Conjugal Conundrum (Part 1) by Dr. Sue Townsend

As I’m on the road speaking to women’s groups, men’s groups and groups of married couples, I get a lot of questions about sex and intimacy that relate to my research but aren’t directly addressed. Since I’m not a counselor, I don’t necessarily know the answers to some of these specialized questions. So I went looking for answers from a…read more →

Impact of Specific Medical Conditions and Suggestions

The barometer of the health of a marriage is the level of intimacy in the relationship. Most serious medical conditions or injuries have some sexual side effects. So what can you do to keep the flames going when your medical condition, accident, or surgery seems to douse the fire in your marriage? Here are some practical suggestions from Christian sex therapist Dr. Sue Townsend.

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A Happy Husband

Shaunti shares a comment from a reader with a very happy husband after she read For Women Only.

Q & A Visually Wired

Shaunti explains how the brain wiring of men causes them to receive visual input and cautions women about reacting  to this physiological design in a way that actually distances them from their spouse.              

For Men Only Audio Book

You love her, you plan to spend the rest of your life with her, but you just can’t figure her out! Thanks to bestselling author Shaunti Feldhahn and her husband Jeff you now can have a reliable “map” of what makes women tick. Culled from hundreds of interviews and scientific research, the Feldhahns debunk the notion that women are complicated…read more →

How Can I Get My Wife to Understand How Important Sex is to Me?

How can I get my wife to understand how important sex is to me? by Jackie Coleman Let’s look at the options: 1. Being romantic just to get sex will be seen as manipulative. 2. Hinting at your desires will most likely push her further away. 3. Not doing anything about it will make you resentful. Fortunately, there’s a better…read more →

Sex

A man’s need for sex is directly tied into sense of confidence and well-being.

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