CWIVES Blog

Dr. Jennifer Degler is coming to Continental, Ohio on March 14, 2015

If you live near Continental, Ohio (the closest big city is Ft. Wayne, IN), please join me on Saturday, March 14, 2015 for a “Creating a Life You Love” women’s workshop at Free Christian Church of God, 20799 State Route 15, Continental, OH 45831. Doors open at 8:30 a.m., and the workshop runs from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For only $20 pre-registration ($25 at the door), you receive...

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Dr. Jennifer Degler on Why You Shouldn’t See or Read 50 Shades of Grey

Dr. Jennifer Degler on Why You Shouldn’t See or Read 50 Shades of Grey

It deeply saddens me to learn that millions of women and teenaged girls have read and are considering going to see the soon-to-be-released film of 50 Shades of Grey. Three years ago, I was grieved by the number of Christian women on Facebook who described how they couldn’t put the book down and anticipated reading the next book in the series. Simply put, if you are a Christ follower, don’t...

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Win a Free (and Tasteful) Boudoir Photo Shoot in Lexington, KY with Lisa Hammond Photography

Win a Free (and Tasteful) Boudoir Photo Shoot in Lexington, KY with Lisa Hammond Photography

UPDATE:  You’ll never believe it but… The winner of the Free Boudoir Session with Lisa Hammond Photography lived too far away to Redeem her prize. (Though she considered a 12 hour round trip drive to use it, whew!) So rather than pick another winner, we’re going to make EVERYONE a winner by offering $50 off to anyone who entered the contest and who’s interested in booking...

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Reader Question of the Week: How Can I Get My Wife More Interested in Sex?

I’m often asked by husbands, “How can I get my wife more interested in sex?” Sexual desire is complicated, but you can help your wife want sex more if you deliberately cherish her heart by practicing the 5 P’s. 1) Pursue your wife. You were “a man with a plan” when you were courting her. Don’t stop pursuing her just because you caught her. Wives want to be wooed. Ask...

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5 Suggestions for Helping a Sexually Abused Husband

5 Suggestions for Helping a Sexually Abused Husband

    One in six boys will be sexually abused before age 18. Apply this statistic to marriage, and you’ll quickly see that almost 20% of husbands have been sexually abused as children. How can a wife help her husband if she suspects (or knows) he was sexually abused?   First, let go of these false beliefs: “If I love him enough, I can fix him.” “I can make everything okay...

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