When we are hurt by someone we love it’s easy to assume the worst about their intent, but the happiest couples surveyed in Shaunti’s research for her book The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages, had a habit of believing the best intentions about their spouse first. Assuming the best as you try to work through hurt or angry feelings will yield a much more peaceful outcome.
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.
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.
Cosmopolitan magazine talks to Shaunti about the misinterpretation of words and actions between men and woman in the workplace.
We all have felt at one time or another like we are the one doing most of the work in the relationship. Suggestions by counselor Jackie Feit on how to break past the stalemate and other practical advise will encourage you with hope and empower you with direction.
In an article written for Extraordinary Women magazine, Shaunti discusses what her research revealed about what is going on inside of our kids.
Mistakes are a natural part of being human. Unfortunately, so is blaming someone else. In an article for Living with Teenagers, Shaunti Feldhan explains how you can help your teen come to grips with-and take responsibility for-their miscues.
Lisa Rice interviews Shaunti for Christian Living magazine about her research and findings in For Women Only.