The Act of Marriage: The Beauty of Sexual Love

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Discover the secrets to new joy and sexual fulfillment in marriage that have helped millions of Christian couples maximize their intimacy.

Here are the insights into your spouse's body, psychosexual makeup, and need for tender, unselfish affection that can help you discover new depths of intimacy. It's the perfect book for:

  • Engaged couples and newlyweds who want to make lovemaking a joy from the start
  • Couples who have been married for years and want to maintain the flame or rekindle the embers
  • Every husband or wife who wants to be a better lover

The Act of Marriage enriches you and your spouse's physical relationship by offering biblical principles, goals, guidelines, and charts that cover an array of vital topics, such as:

  • The sanctity of sex
  • What sex means to a woman
  • What sex means to a man
  • The art of lovemaking
  • Sane family planning
  • Practical answers to common sex questions
  • And more!

Plus, this updated and expanded edition features sections that discuss "sex after sixty" and five reasons why God created sex, all supported by the very latest findings in the fields of medicine and sociology.

 

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As a pastor, I give this book to every young couple whose ceremony I conduct. I have also given it to married couples whom I feel could benefit from such information. I have been using this book for the past forty years and have found it to be one of the best. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
9
Introduction
11
The Sanctity of Sex
19
What Lovemaking Means to a Man
33
What Lovemaking Means to a Woman
48
Why God Created Sex
62
Sex Education
72
The Art of Lovemaking
93
The Unfulfilled Woman
148
The Key to Feminine Response
195
The Impotent Man
218
Sane Family Planning
256
Sex Survey Report
275
The Missing Dimension
300
Practical Answers to Common Questions
319
Bibliography
395

For Men Only
122
For Women Only
134

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About the author (1998)

Tim LaHaye is a New York Times bestselling author of more than 70 nonfiction books, many on biblical prophecy and end-times. He is the coauthor of the record-shattering Left Behind series and is considered one of America's foremost authorities on biblical end-times prophecy.

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