Catholic, Marriage

Subject to Your Husband, as to the Lord

Ephesians 5:21-25 still frustrates me. I don't like the idea of being "subject" to anyone. Maybe it's the red-blooded American in me, maybe I'm actually a closet feminist (not likely), but most likely, it's just my fallen humanity saying, "I am the master of my own life." Despite not really caring for those verses, I know… Continue reading Subject to Your Husband, as to the Lord

Catholic, Culture, Marriage

Feel free to get sappy

It's almost the end of National Marriage Week, and since marriage is one of my favorite things ever, I had to get in on this. One of my gurus, John Gottman of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus (solid book, 10/10 would recommend) talked quite a bit about the relationship ratio. For any relationship… Continue reading Feel free to get sappy

Catholic, Marriage

Conflict of Desire is a Good Thing!

Disclaimer: I'm not a theologian, I'm a very novice Theology of the Body aficionado. This is meant to start a discussion, not to proclaim dogma. Please do feel free to discuss! Second disclaimer: I'm talking about married sex here. Just thought you might want to be warned. Now on to the sweeping generalization!  Sweeping generalization: in… Continue reading Conflict of Desire is a Good Thing!