Family Life Blended
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Dancing in the Bedroom: When One of You Wants Sex More Than the Other Podcast

Ron Deal, Director of Family Life Blended at FamilyLife, sat down with Dr. Sytsma at a recent conference to discuss sexual desire in marriage. Specifically, they discussed when one bids for sexual connection more than the other. Airing on…
Smart Family Podcast
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Smartfamily Podcast on staying intimate after kids

Dr Mike was interviewed for the Smartfamily podcast on the subject of keeping your sex life strong when you have young kids. The Smartfamily Podcast hosted by family attorney Toni Nieuwhof and pediatrician Rob Meeder. Join us for this conversation. Listen…
Photo of an intimate couple's legs entertwined in bed with the Wire Talk Logo and the title of this episode "Intimacy After Babies with Special Guest Dr. Mike Sytsma"
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Intimacy after Babies – Wire Talk Episode 131

Dr. Mike was interviewed for the wildly popular Wire Talk podcast. Wire Talk is the podcast of Birds on a Wire ministry of Karen Stubbs. This group is about serving moms and they do it well. Dr. Mike has been honored to be a speaker at their…
Photo of Dr. Michael Sytsma with the episode information for his interview on the Savvy Sauce podcast where he discussed 10 common questions about sex.
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Dr. Mike on The Savvy Sauce Podcast

Dr Mike was interviewed for the new podcast The Savvy Sauce. The topic? 10 Common Questions About Sex. I mean, what else would they ask him to talk about? We invite you to check out the podcast. Listen, and let us know what you think. Like…
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Sexual Intimacy & Post Affair – Lifegiver Podcast

The Lifegiver podcast aims to be a positive place where military (and first responder) couples can experience positive clinical advice on topics that are unique to their culture as well as high quality uplifting interviews from others who have…
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Who Initiates Sexual Activity in Your Marriage?

One of the more common areas of sexual dissatisfaction I see in my office is in the area of initiating sexual activity. Complaints of who initiates, how often, and how lovemaking is initiated are common.

The Good News About Marriage

Would your view of marriage change if you knew the following were true? The actual divorce rate has never gotten close to 50 percent. Those who attend church regularly have a significantly lower divorce rate than those who don’t. …

Thanksgiving Ideas

I have great memories of spending the holidays with extended family as a kid. Sitting around two ping-pong tables in my grandparents basement with a host of Uncles, Aunts, and cousins eating lots of great food. If your family get togethers…

When She Has the Stronger Sex Drive; Part One

This article was written for my friend Shaunti Feldhahn's website - It is copied here but I recommend you also view it and the comments on her website. While there, sign up for her email list.  - Dr. Mike Conflict over sexual…
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Thoughts on Desire, Sin, Affairs and Being Deceived…

Some thoughts on desire, sin, affairs and being deceived while reading the book of James... About 70% of my therapy load involves post-affair couples. One, or both, of the spouses have had an affair and they are in my office, at least in…