Category Archives: Sex

Is It Wrong for Singles to Think about Sex?

Is it sinful for singles to think about sex?

I received the following sweet message last month from a reader who raised several good questions. Since other singles may be wondering about the same thing, I decided to post my response here: Question: Hello Mrs. Flanders, I enjoy reading your blog, Loving Life at Home. Not many married Christian women are as open to talking about sex as you… Read more »

Q&A: What If My Drive is Stronger than His?

What if my husband's sex drive is lower than mine? Q&A from Loving Life at Home....

QUESTION: “Your book [Love Your Husband/ Love Yourself] mainly deals with wives who are denying their husbands of sex. What if it’s the other way around and the husband has a lower drive than the wife?” ANSWER: The Bible teaches that the husband has a responsibility to the wife in this area, just as surely as the wife has a… Read more »

7 Smart Reasons to Save Sex for Marriage

Earlier this week, I published an essay written by my daughter concerning her commitment to save sex for marriage. Choosing to walk a path that others have long since abandoned can make for a lonely journey, and she sometimes wonders whether her carefully preserved virginity will ever be valued or appreciated by anybody else. I’m confident it will. I am… Read more »

Virginity: Is It Really Worth Saving?

Is the idea of saving one's virginity for marriage too old-fashioned?

When you’re sweet-16-and-never-been-kissed, people write songs about it, but when that status hasn’t changed by your mid-twenties, people begin to look a little askance at you. That isn’t the way it should be — isn’t the way it’s been for thousands of years — but, unfortunately, that’s the culture our children are growing up in, where virginity is regarded by… Read more »