Vincent M. Vigil

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Why I Still Wear Lingerie (though My Hubby Doesn't Care) | Hot, Holy & Humorous

I was in a lingerie store recently purchasing needed undergarments, and the clearance rack caught my attention. Actually, that’s how I prefer to do …

5 (Random) Analogies for Sex in Marriage | Hot, Holy & Humorous

I have a tendency to use analogies to make points about sex in marriage. For instance, I’ve compared to sex to food, sports, and bunnies (yes, …

Showering and Bathing Together: Why You Should Try It | Hot, Holy & Humorous

My husband and I have had a dream since the first year of our marriage, a longing for something that we would use and appreciate regularly: We want a …

What Dads Teach Their Daughters about Intimacy | Hot, Holy & Humorous

This Sunday is Father’s Day in the United States. You may be asking why I mention this holiday. What do dads have to do with marital intimacy — the …

How to Awaken Love | Hot, Holy & Humorous

A hearty welcome to the inimitable Sheila Gregoire of <i>To Love, Honor and Vacuum</i>! Sheila has long been a strong, biblical voice for healthy sexual …

If I Wrote the Sex Scenes | Hot, Holy & Humorous

It’s too bad Hollywood won’t hire me to write a few sex scenes. I’d like to change a few misguided myths of the screen. Albeit, I don’t know if …

Who's in Your Story of Sexual Intimacy? | Hot, Holy & Humorous

Writing fiction, I’ve studied character archetypes with which we are all familiar — the hero, the love interest, the villain, etc. A successful book …

3 More Great Bible Stories about Sex | Hot, Holy & Humorous

In my last post, I talked about 4 great Bible stories involving sex. Specifically, I discussed Adam and Eve, Joseph and Potiphar’s wife, Hannah and …

5 Reasons to Stop Using Porn...Now | Hot, Holy & Humorous

Now and then, I see pornography statistics in one source or another — the percentage of people using porn, the amount of money spent, the number of …

Top 10 Reasons for Marrying Young

Our society frowns on marrying young.<p>We want people to be established, be educated, and play the field first.<p>Personally, I think marrying young can …

Embracing Change in Your Marriage

Last week I went out for dinner with some dear friends Derek and Lisa and their two boys. My husband and I and my two daughters have been camping …

How to keep a daily connection in your marriage

One of the most common reasons given for marriage failures is that the spouses “drifted apart.” The truth is drifting comes very naturally. As …

Is your spouse different from the person you married?

You’ve seen it in the movies, and maybe even felt it in real life. “S/he is not the person I married,” which is supposed to excuse you from your …

Feeling hangry? Snacking may protect your marriage.

If it seems like your sweetheart is crankier before meals than after, it is not your imagination. Research has now proven what my husband already …

5 Minutes in a Mom's Head

What time is it? What day is it? Oh gosh this bed feels so good. Why can't I just stay here all day. That would be the perfect vacation. Screw the Caribbean, I just want my bed. My bed with Netflix and cheesecake. And Tostitos. Guacamole, too. Mmm. Nachos. And sangria. I'll never be skinny. Maybe I …

Parenting

Great news about marriages: 80% are happy

What if I could snap my fingers and make 80 percent of marriages happy? And cut the divorce rate for first time marriages in half? Consider it …

Confidence can impact your marital success

A growing body of evidence shows how devastating a lack of confidence can be. “Success, it turns out, correlates just as closely with confidence as …

No Regrets: Living a Regret Free Marriage

A Marriage Beyond My Wildest Dreams

The Art of Gentle Persuasion

Reader Question: My Husband is So Passive!

What do you do when you’re married to a passive husband?<p>Every Monday I like to post a Reader Question and take a stab at answering it. Today we’ve …

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before We Got Married

Today I thought it was time for some newlywed advice, because thinking back, there are so many things I wish I knew before I got married.<p>I loved my …

How to Prepare for Marriage–Not Just for the Wedding

How do you prepare for marriage so that “I do” is the beginning of bliss, rather than regret?<p>Yesterday I wrote about the ten things I wish I had …

Quick Encouragement for Overwhelmed Moms

Dear Overwhelmed Mom:<p>You can do it! And I wanted to give you some quick encouragement today.<p>I’m a little overwhelmed myself right now. I’m speaking …

A Marriage Centered Family

<i>Today guest author Amy Roberts of Raising Arrows shares great advice regarding prioritizing our marriage relationship, as the center of the home.</i> …

Contagious or Contentious

<i>Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, Romans 8:1 NIV</i><p>I want to be very careful that I don’t miscommunicate what I …

The Desires of Your Heart

<i>“Delight yourself in the</i> <i></i><i>Lord</i><i>, and he will</i> <i></i><i>give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4 ESV</i><p>I suspect at some time or another each of us has taken a …

Marriage . . . in retrospect

Thanks to Regi Campbell, author and married for 45 years, for the following guest post:<p>I read where Ronald Wayne, one of the co-founders of Apple …

Why Kindness Matters in Marriage

Spring is a time for commencement addresses, and I’ve seen a number of good ones recently. This youtube video of professor and <i>NYT</i> best-seller George …

Sweeter than Honey