Hear from John and Ann on how they cultivate physical intimacy in their marriage of 51 years. Dr Jean Ong, a Board Member of Focus on the Family Malaysia, also shares how maintaining physical intimacy as a couple can help a marriage thrive!
Growing In Physical Intimacy
Sex brings two people together in the deepest, most profound intimacy possible.
Great Sex Doesn’t Just Happen
Having sex is a natural physiological practice. People have figured it out on their own since the beginning of time. Without how-to books or online instructional courses, people from every tribe and nation manage to procreate. Because sex is natural, we tend to put it in the category of other natural physical acts like eating and sleeping. You don’t have to focus on learning how to master these things – they just naturally happen.
Intimacy Requires Vulnerability
For emotional intimacy to grow, each partner must be willing to meet the other’s deepest needs and protect the other’s greatest vulnerability.
Sexual Needs: His & Hers
Like most newlyweds, Josh and Jenny had anticipated the unity and ecstasy of married sexuality. Even though their honeymoon wasn’t perfect, they still hoped they would ‘click’ and discover the ultimate beauty of sexual oneness. After two years of frustration, their optimism began to wane.
Intimacy in a Marriage | Keeping The Curiosity Alive
When was the last time you were curious about your spouse? Intimacy in a marriage goes beyond physical relationship. It is about keeping that curiosity (Yes! from the first date) about each other alive and learning to stay current with our spouse.