Related: How to find lifetime love: 10 secrets from couples married for decades There is nothing wrong with vegging out with your man after a long day, but if Monday through Thursday evenings always consist of little more than zoning out to the DVR or doing separate activities side-by-side (he reads sports news while you cruise Pinterest), tweak your lazy, chill time to make it more loving. Or his-and-her backrubs while you watch your favorite show?Or if you can squeeze it into your schedule, after the kids are in bed, put away the tub toys and enjoy a bath together. " or "Hey, did you remember to call the accountant?
Someone might want a companion for going to concerts on Saturday night and not much more. "Many over 50 are no longer looking for that one person, that 'soul mate'," says Dr.
There seemed to be a special connection between them that made me wonder, It started me on a quest to discover what I call "practical abstinence." All of the "true love waits" messages mean nothing if they can't be put into practice.
And that seems to be where many Christians fall short. You can't jump into dating and expect that sexual temptation won't be an issue.
When I typed out these words as an idea for an article on abstinence, I realized this was a difficult topic to get people talking about.
When I asked my peers to share their stories, few were virgins with no sexual history, and even fewer wanted to talk about it. Recounting my own sin made me feel like the chief of hypocrites.