The Great Sex Rescue: The Lies You've Been Taught and How to Recover What God Intended

The Great Sex Rescue: The Lies You've Been Taught and How to Recover What God Intended

The Great Sex Rescue: The Lies You've Been Taught and How to Recover What God Intended

The Great Sex Rescue: The Lies You've Been Taught and How to Recover What God Intended

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Overview

What if it's not your fault that sex is bad in your marriage?

Based on a groundbreaking in-depth survey of 22,000 Christian women, The Great Sex Rescue unlocks the secrets to what makes some marriages red hot while others fizzle out. Generations of women have grown up with messages about sex that make them feel dirty, used, or invisible, while men have been sold such a cheapened version of sex, they don't know what they're missing. The Great Sex Rescue hopes to turn all of that around, developing a truly biblical view of sex where mutuality, intimacy, and passion reign.

The Great Sex Rescue
pulls back the curtain on what is happening in Christian bedrooms and exposes the problematic teachings that wreck sex for so many couples—and the good teachings that leave others breathless. In the #metoo and #churchtoo era, not only is this book a long overdue corrective to church culture, it is poised to free thousands of couples from repressive and dissatisfying sex lives so that they can experience the kind of intimacy and wholeness God intended.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781540900821
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/02/2021
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 99,753
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Sheila Wray Gregoire is the face behind BareMarriage.com, a sought-after speaker, and an award-winning author of nine books, including She Deserves Better. With her humorous, no-nonsense approach, Sheila is passionate about changing the evangelical conversation about sex and marriage to line up with kingdom principles. She lives in Ontario, Canada, with her husband. They have two adult daughters and two grandbabies.

Rebecca Gregoire Lindenbach is a psychology graduate, Sheila's daughter, and the author of Why I Didn't Rebel. Working alongside her husband, Connor, she develops websites focusing on building Jesus-centered marriages and families. Living the work-from-home dream, they take turns bouncing their two toddlers and appeasing their curmudgeonly rescue Yorkshire terrier, Winston.

Joanna Sawatsky has a master's degree in public health and is a trained microbiologist, epidemiologist, and biostatistician. A Pittsburgh native, she headed north to Saskatchewan to marry her Mennonite prince charming, Josiah. They now live with their two little girls in Ontario.

Table of Contents

1 What Happened to Sex? 9

2 Don't Sleep with Someone You Don't Know 20

3 Bridging the Orgasm Gap 39

4 Let Me Hear Your Body Talk 61

5 Do You Only Have Eyes for Me? 78

6 Your Spouse Is Not Your Methadone 100

7 I Want You to Want Me 121

8 Becoming More than Roommates 139

9 "Duty Sex" Isn't Sexy 158

10 When Duty Becomes Coercion 179

11 Just Be Nice 200

12 From Having Intercourse to Making Love 217

13 Where Do We Go from Here? 228

Appendix: The Books We Studied for This Project 243

Acknowledgments 249

Notes 253

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