Sexual intimacy

Mary DeMuth: Not Marked

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Happy birthday to my friend, Mary DeMuth! Today also marks the launch of her crowd-sourced book, Not Marked. Here’s what Mary has to say about it:

I’m humbled and grateful to be here today. A huge thank you
to Sandra for allowing me to share my heart.

A little background: I’ve shared
sexual abuse story
in the past few years, but I haven’t always been
so open. Initially I kept it silent for a decade, then over-shared, then went
silent another decade. The healing journey hasn’t been easy, but it has been

About a year ago, I sensed God wanted me to be bold in
sharing about sexual abuse. I wrote “The
Sexy Wife I Cannot Be
” on Deeper Story,
which went crazy (so many comments), followed by “I’m
Sick of Hearing About Your Smoking Hot Wife
” on Christianity
. The overwhelming
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How I Spent My Weekend

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Friday night my family and I lived in a Hilton Hotel on the shore of Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall, Texas, the site of Concord Church’s marriage conference. My coauthor, Bill Cutrer, flew in from Louisville so we could co-present the intimacy workshop.

I picked him up Friday night, and we had a little reunion of friends from his days as our pastor at Wildwood Baptist in Mesquite. Then the Glahn family and the good doctor headed out to Rockwall.

Talking about sex is not really my favorite topic. I’d rather talk about writing. But I do like the fact that churches now have both men and women talking on the subject instead of just men. That seems to better fit the spirit of Titus 2.

During a question/answer time, one of the couples asked about how to talk to their kids about sex. So I made that the topic …

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How Fun!

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I called my parents today to say hello, and my dad told me he saw one of my books featured in Christianity Today.

What? I knew nothing about it!

But sure enough, I grabbed my April issue and found Sexual Intimacy in Marriage listed on page sixty-three in a sidebar on the top five marriage books. They even called it “Cutrer and Glahn’s classic book.”
The only thing better than CT featuring it was a cheering parent. Thanks, Dad!
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