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Spiritual Principles for Determining What’s Okay in Sexual Intimacy

Spiritual Principles for Determining What's Okay in Sexual Intimacy

Laura M. Brotherson (LMFT, CST, CFLE), works as a sex therapist and says the number one question she gets asked, especially in the LDS community, is what is okay and what isn’t okay when it comes to sexual intimacy. In an article for Meridian Magazine, Brotherson states such questions can be “mental distractors and inhibitors to true intimacy” and lays …

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Your Daily Dose of LDS Inspiration! – August 3, 2016

Scripture “In the celestial glory there are three heavens or degrees; And in order to obtain the highest, a man must enter into this order of the priesthood [meaning the new and everlasting covenant of marriage];” – D&C 131:1-2 Quote “Marriage is the foundry for social order, the fountain of virtue, and the foundation for eternal exaltation. Marriage has been divinely …

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6 Great Ideas for an LDS Wedding Reception

Along with spring comes proposals and weddings. Girls hope for a ‘ring by spring’ and reception centers quickly get booked up. It is wedding season and for LDS brides and grooms it’s a time to get a little creative. Many look for a few ways to spruce up their reception, especially when faced with our own cultural norms. We know …

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Simple Ways LDS Couples Can Have a Happier Marriage

One of the great blessings of the gospel is that we often enjoy counsel and inspiration on how to choose the right and be better. For married couples and soon-to-be-married couples, listening to the counsel from Church leaders about marriage can greatly improve your relationships and unity within the home. President Spencer W. Kimball addressed Brigham Young University in 1976 in …

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A Simple Solution to Complicated Problems

With tears in her eyes, Emily looked at Brent. His words turned her world upside down. Feelings of betrayal and hurt consumed her. Ten years of marriage were suddenly interrupted by her husband’s unfaithfulness. Her eyes flooded with tears. She couldn’t help but wonder a million questions like “what do we do now?” “what do I say?” and “what about …

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What Two Religions Say About the Modern Dating Crisis

What Two Religions Say About the Modern Dating Crisis

Jon Birger is a contributor to Fortune magazine and has written for Time, Barron’s, Money and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Below is an excerpt of his original article on Time.com It’s not that He’s Just Not That Into You—it’s that There Just Aren’t Enough of Him. Lopsided gender ratios don’t just make it statistically harder for college-educated women to find a match. …

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Why Millennials Aren’t Marrying (Even Within the Church)

Why Millennials Aren't Marrying (Even Within the Church)

I recently had the opportunity to attend an LDS Influencers Conference. Designed to help members of the Church with influence on the online community, numerous topics are discussed, from statistical data on recent Church campaigns to how we can better share goodness through social media. Out of everything that was shared, one statistic about marriage left a lasting impression. “Millennials …

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8 Ways For the Perpetually Single to Prepare for Marriage

8 Ways for Singles to Prepare For Marriage That Won't Make You Roll Your Eyes

Alright. I’ll just say it. Believe me, it’s a hard thing to say. (We’re friends right?) I’m 26 and have never been in a romantic relationship. Heck, I’ve never been past a second date, let alone getting close enough to touch the golden calf of marriage. It is at this point in the article where I turned to the Internet …

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