Boredom in the bedroom is a big issue for many couples. In this Marriage Message video #002 — Amping Up the Ambience Laura M. Brotherson shares three easy suggestions for adding sensuality and spark back into the bedroom.
Welcome to our new “Open Forum 4” discussion page!
We continue to create new Open Forum pages for you to post your questions and comments, and for us all to discuss important marriage and intimacy issues. Please post your new comments/questions to this Open Forum 4 post below.
For additional insights, you can review previous discussions by clicking on the links below. You will then find a list of topics discussed in each Open Forum:
Matt Townsend is a pretty funny guy! Loved the name he gave me, “The Queen of Marital Intimacy!” Cute Matt! It was a treat to be a guest on his BYU Radio program “The Matt Townsend Show” on SiriusXM satellite radio on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. (Mountain Time).
We Get to Talk about Sex!
Of course we got to talk about sex and stuff…! So you’ll definitely want to check out the audio here and get some great tips for strengthening your marriage intimately. You’ll hear him start introducing my segment around 21:00 minutes, then I join the show around 25:00 if you want to skip to the good stuff!…sorry Matt! : )
As a marriage and family therapist and active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I was recently asked to help with a training meeting for some of our local LDS Bishops. It was a little surprising to find very few resources easily available to help our good Bishops–especially with issues related to counseling with Church members.
In requesting information and resources from a plethora of my LDS counselor friends and LDS Family Services friends, I was surprised that not many had a lot to offer (…thankfully some did!). Most everyone did ask if I would please share with them whatever I found.
Packet of Resources for Bishops
So, after putting together a packet of resources for the Bishop’s training , I thought I should also make them a little more easily available in case other therapists are asked to do trainings, and if other Bishops may be interested in this information as well.
Below you will find a list of possible resources for Bishops and their members with links to the pdf files or directly to website resources. (Please let me know if you have other good resources to add…!
SUGGESTED RESOURCES FOR LDS BISHOPS
Counseling with Church Members — General Information
We’ll also add to the bottom of this post any resources that we discuss during the Q&A portion of the call. So be sure to Subscribeto Laura’s “Straight Talk about Strengthening Marriage Newsletter” to make sure you get the additional information!
In support of our fellow marriage-strengthening friends at the Happy Wives Club who are encouraging everyone to start a trend and create a list of reasons we love, adore and cherish our husbands, here is part 2 (#8 – #14) of my never-ending list of why I love my husband…!
Thank you to everyone who submitted entries for our 8th Annual Couples Photos contest! It was especially fun to get all the “kissy” photos this year! I hope everyone will keep kissing and snap a few pics too…even if it grosses out your kids! (Those are some of my favorite pics! ; )
Gross-Out-Your-Kids Kissy Pics
Here are a few of our favorite “gross-out-your-kids” kissy pics…. You’ll also find all the new entries for the 2013 drawing on our Couples Photos Page.
(Next year we think we’ll have you all vote for the winner instead of continuing our random drawing…!)