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In this practical guidebook filled with straight talk, psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Les Parrott shares six secrets that can enhance a couple’s sexual intimacy. Parrott offers crucial facts and practical insights to help men and their wives experience the best sex they’ve ever had.
Sometimes you choose to dig in your heels and cling to you position no matter the cost. This leaves little room for negotiating, which leaves you spouse in the cold. Thankfully, this occurs only occasionally for you, but it happens more with you than it does with other styles.
You have an inclination to put down anyone who doesn’t move fast enough or think like you do. When pointing out faults doesn’t work, you may resort to snide comments or direct insults. At your worst, you tend to be tactless, rude, and insensitive…Are you Crying yet.. OUCH!
One of the scariest parts of you personality is found when your irritation becomes full-blown anger. Just the possible unleashing of you rage has probably become enough for you spouse to back off in those moments when it begins to flare. Your anger can become a tool of control.
It has been said that love does not dominate, it cultivates. Meaning, that a loving approach is to create an environment in which others can become themselves and flourish. You may agree with this sentiment, but you have a tough time living it out!
Direct and to the point. You are not designed for conversations that have endless rabbit trail. Your goal in conversation is to gather the essential information you need to convey information that you believe your spouse needs to know! That’s it! Enough said!
Your communication can have a sharp point to it, whether you mean it or not. You can also be an impatient listener. In other words, you probably figure out what your spouse is trying to say long before you spouse has finished, and you are ready to fix his or her perception as soon as given a chance.
When your spouse disagrees with you, it only fortifies your determination to win. As a person that doesn’t struggle with self-confidence, humility is one of your biggest hurdles. Add to your predilection toward anger, you are bound to have some intense marital conflicts
Because of your no-nonsense style, you are likely to be upfront with your sexual needs. You are likely to initiate sex whenever you desire. You are necessarily inclined to draw it out, either. The proverbial “quickie” was designed with you in mind (especially if you are a man).
Of all the love styles, yours is the one that is most likely to use sex as tension relief. You sometimes view sex as something you need to do to get you life back in balance. On occasion, “intimate moments” are more about relieving stress than building connection.
You love a challenge—especially a financial challenge. It may cause you anxiety, but you are willing to deal with it. You tend to see yourself as the banker in the relationship, determining how much your spouse should spend.
This is tough for you, because you don’t have free time. You don’t have a minute to spare. You are so busy being productive that you often find it excruciatingly difficult to simply do nothing! As a result you fall into two patterns:
Truth without grace is judgment. Grace comes from the Greek word “charis.” It means gift. It’s not earned. It’s not deserved. That’s way grace is so valuable in marriage. It is the most valuable gift you can give your spouse!