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No Time For Sex
Today most married couples live in a perpetual frenzy of criss-crossing schedules, meals on the run, continual drop-offs and pick-ups, feedings, meetings, and events. Something has to give, and often it is sex. But according to marriage experts David and Claudia Arp, it does not have to be this way. They offer help for energy-zapped, sleep-challenged, and sex-deprived coup ...more
Paperback, 217 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Howard Books
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Great sex, write the Arps (10 Great Dates Before You Say 'I Do'), is "much more than sexual intercourse"--it's "developing and nurturing a love life" that fulfills you "physically, emotionally, and spiritually." In the face of "time zappers" like kids, careers, or disorganization, the authors suggest communicating honestly and carefully and making one's spouse the priority. Tactics and practical tips (hint: foot rubs) balance other sections filled with the Arps' own considerable wisdom. Though a ...more
If you are going to read this book, I would mostly suggest Chapters 4-8. The book just helped me see the importance of intimacy in marriage. I also realized that taking time away from my kids to be with my husband or even just telling them to wait so mom and dad can finish talking is healthy for kids to see. It helps them grow up seeing marriage and your spouse as important so they will take that into their own future relationships. I also liked that it was Christian based and had no uncomfortab ...more
Claudia Arp and David Arp, MSW, founders of Marriage Alive International, Inc., share a passion for helping couples build great marriages through fun, relationship-building dates. The Arps introduced the dating concept when dating wasn’t cool. Today their 10 Great Dates brand of resources including books, DVD-based programs and seminars, are popular nationally and internationally. They have author ...moreMore about David Arp...