I finally read The Great Sex Rescue: The Lies You’ve Been Taught and How to Recover What God Intended by Sheila Wray Gregoire. This is a valuable contribution to Christian understanding of sex and marriage. While I don’t love everything about this book, I like it enough to recommend. Keep reading for my full book review of The Great Sex Rescue.
In 2021, I recommitted to growing Muddling Through Together by working through a blogging course. To help me focus my vision for this website, I wrote the post Who Should Read Muddling Through Together. I concluded that post by writing: Muddling Through Together welcomes the misfits, the rabble-rousers, the women living outside the confines of traditional womanhood. Brita Long, January 4, 2021 But I never fully explained just how I’m a Christian misfit. Today that changes. I Married an Atheist…Continue Reading
My husband and I are approaching eight years of marriage! From the outside looking in, our relationship follows the complementarian model of marriage, but looks can be deceiving. In practice, we have an egalitarian marriage, one based on mutual love and respect. Dan and I are equals in our relationship. We are two different people who have committed our lives to each other. We lead each other as we grow, and as we learn, together. If you’re interested in learning…Continue Reading
Any strong marriage is based on mutual love and respect. These are not gendered qualities that only one person needs! Husbands and wives both need love and respect from each other. (Just ask a happily married same-sex couple!) Yes, Ephesians 5 tells wives to respect their husbands, and husbands to love their wives. However, that doesn’t mean husbands shouldn’t respect their wives, and wives shouldn’t love their husbands! Both traits are key to a healthy marriage. Mutual Love and Respect…Continue Reading