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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

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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!