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Latest Jennifer Degler Ministries Marriage Podcasts

Tip Talk podcast: Ten Tips for Building Strong Family Bonds

Can you recognize when you’re being controlled and exploited so someone else can get what they want? In this Tip Talk podcast episode, psychologist Dr. Jennifer Degler shares 5 more tips for identifying manipulators based on a fascinating and gruesome story from Judges 9.

Emotional Manipulation Part 4 — More Tips for Identifying Manipulators Before They Take Advantage of You –Judges 9 — Abimelech

Can you recognize when you’re being controlled and exploited so someone else can get what they want? In this Tip Talk podcast episode, psychologist Dr. Jennifer Degler shares 5 more tips for identifying manipulators based on a fascinating and gruesome story from Judges 9.

Emotional Manipulation Part 3 — How to Identify Manipulative People — Judges 9 — Abimelech

Would you like to sharpen your ability to spot a manipulator before you get played? In this Tip Talk podcast episode, psychologist Dr. Jennifer Degler...

Emotional Manipulation Part 2 — Ten Tips for Handling Emotional Manipulation — How to Set Boundaries with Manipulative People

If you're in or coming out of a relationship with a difficult, controlling person, in this Tip Talk episode psychologist Dr. Jennifer Degler has ten tips to...

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Recent Posts

Win a Prize in our March 2018 CWIVES Contest “Get Lucky Streak”

Dr. Jennifer Degler and CWIVES want to help you and your husband get lucky in March 2018 just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! Our…

Valentine’s Day Victory in Your Bedroom

What is defeating you sexually? Wives can be defeated by: Lack of energy for sex: “I’m just too tired. Maybe once the kids are older…

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The Power of Thoughts

Guest blog by Darby Dugger Have you ever realized the power of your thoughts? Last week my husband came home from work with a bakery...

Five Ways to Thrive in Military Marriage

Guest Blog by Liz Giertz Marriage is hard. And Military Marriage can be even harder. We face challenges those in the civilian sector cannot even...

Meeting Your Husband’s Sexual Needs–Guest Erin Smalley

Practical tips on meeting a husband’s need for physical intimacy, touch, and friendship. Psychologist Dr. Jennifer Degler interviews Erin Smalley about her book “10 Things…

Enlightening Biblical Submission Discussion in “9 Thoughts That Can Change Your Marriage”

I confess, sometimes when author friends send me a free copy of their latest book, I don’t always read the whole book. Not true with…

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…

Why I Can’t Quit Encouraging Wives to Have More and Better Sex

“You lose your way when you lose your why. Write down the reasons why you can’t quit doing the work you’ve been called to do.”…

The Worst New Year’s Resolution Ever

Sad fact: the first full week of January is the peak time for married people to create a profile on websites allowing them to “hook…

What Do I Do If My Spouse Won’t Have Sex?

What do you do when your spouse won’t have sex with you? Husbands and wives are puzzled, hurt, and frustrated because their spouse either refuses…

5 Reasons to Get Sexy: Guest Post by Poppy Smith

Today’s blog is a guest post by Poppy Smith, the author of the  newly released Why Can’t HE Be More Like ME?  Enjoy! Have you…

Guest Blog: Becky Kiser on “A Year’s Worth of Screws”

Today’s blog is written by the delightful Becky Kiser (you can read her previous CWIVES guest blog at this link She writes her own blog…

Confessions of a Distracted Wife

Confession: I haven’t done the Dares for the last two months. That’s right, I, the CWIVES founder, owe my husband two Dares. Why? Because I…

Reader Question of the Week: What if the Dares are Difficult for Me?

Dear Dr. Jennifer, I receive your Dares of the Month, but I’ve never been “able” to do one because of nervousness and insecurity. There is…

Jeff Speaks Out: My Husband Will Take Your Questions Now

As promised, here are Jeff’s answers to your questions. He really is the best of husbands. I edited his answers only for grammatical errors, so…

Guest Blogger Arlene Pellicane on “Making Time for Love with Young Kids in the House”

Today’s guest blogger is Arlene Pellicane (look at her photo–isn’t she lovely?). She knows a thing or two on how to make a husband happy;…

Reader Question: How Do I Help My Husband Become a Better Lover?

Dear Dr. Jennifer, My problem is that I find sex with my husband…. lacking. We both have great sex drives: he could probably have sex…

“When Your Husband Doesn’t Want Sex” Part Six: Causes and Treatments for Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is the most common male sexual problem; according to Rekindling Desire, “3 in 10 adult males experience early ejaculation.” This begs the question:…

Guest Blog: Becky Kiser on “Sex Isn’t Like the Movies”

You are in for a treat today! Today’s blog is written by Becky Kiser, an absolutely delightful young wife and mom. Her popular blog (which…

Orgasm FAQs Part Two: Clitoral Contact is Key

1) Clitoral contact is key in producing female orgasm. If you aren’t using a lubricant in that area, add one. You may need much longer…

“When Your Husband Doesn’t Want Sex” Part Five: How to Address His Sexual Dysfunction

Tactfulness, timing, and teamwork are key when addressing sexual dysfunctions, such erectile difficulties or premature ejaculation, with your husband. Discussions like this often go better…

Excellent Resource to Add to Your Sex Book Collection: “The Good Girl’s Guide to Great Sex”

      What?! You don’t have a collection of sex books written for Christians? Perhaps you have a collection of cookbooks because you know…

Orgasm FAQs Part One: Why Can’t I Have an Orgasm?

1) Women’s sexual response is varied and complex. Don’t compare yourself to your husband. The typical male sexual response is predictable: one orgasm during intercourse….

“When Your Husband Doesn’t Want Sex” Part Four: Causes of and Treatments for Erectile Difficulties

            Ask your husband what he fears the most, and you may hear answers like “heights,” “loneliness,” or even “your…

“When Your Husband Doesn’t Want Sex” Part Three: How Erectile Difficulties Lead to Lack of Desire

This is the third in a series of blogs on the topic of husbands with low sexual desire. If you are a wife seeking to…

“When Your Husband Doesn’t Want Sex” Part One: Wives Speak Out

The question I’m asked most frequently by CWIVES readers is “How can I get my husband more interested in sex?” If you are surprised by…

Eat Your Way to a Better Sex Life

With Valentine’s Day coming up next month, you might be planning a romantic dinner with candlelight to get you in the mood, but did you…

Christmas Pick Up Lines

To add to your CWIVES holiday fun, here is a list of Christmas-themed pick up lines to try out on your husband. I hope they…

How We Tear Down Our Marriages, One Negative Thought at a Time

Are you stuck in a rut of thinking negative thoughts about sex or your husband? Do any of these sound familiar? “I could go the…

Reader Question: How Do I Learn to Talk Sexy?

Dear Dr. Jennifer, My husband wants me to be sexy, such as initiating sex in a sexy way and talking dirty. I have no idea…

Back in the Blogging Saddle & Barna Research

It’s been an interesting five weeks since my last blog entry. For technical reasons unknown to me, I couldn’t log onto my own website via…

Guest Blogger, Leigh Ann Napier, on Adding More Happy to Your Marriage

CWIVES is  excited to share some blog space this week with Leigh Ann Napier, The Happy Marriage Coach.  Read on to find out more about…

What Sex Means to Husbands

What do you think sex means to your husband? Try this fun and enlightening task:  Find two index cards. On one card, write these questions:…

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