But, the authority of Christ needs to take precedence over your physical drives. If the social, emotional, spiritual dimensions are missing or lacking, you are out of balance. Physical touch should be in the context of a meaningful relationship, not reduced to satisfaction of personal need. Both partners should take responsibility for setting limits. 7) Is there too much physical and too little other?
As the party sailed gently down the Potomac River and she danced the night away in his arms, everyone marveled at what a wonderful husband Fred was.“I'd grown up in church and decided at 18 that I needed to find myself apart from my parents and any church.” She wrestled with her faith as most young adults do, and she found herself conflicted between how she was on Sunday and how she acted the rest of the week. I had my church friends and my world friends, and I thought I'd die if the two ever met.” Audrey says she was tired of “trying” to be a Christian and thought she should focus on being herself… “I knew I wasn't supposed to fornicate but I was rejecting what I had been taught to believe.“I felt like I'd been some hypocrite, thinking one way and acting another,” she confesses. So I did.” It didn’t take long for Audrey to develop a damaging identity.When the streamers fell and the cheering subsided, 40-year-old Audrey Wineglass Foster stood amongst her friends and family as the unexpected guest of honor at her own birthday party. She hugged everyone who celebrated her special day.She was especially appreciative of Fred, her husband of two years.This guest post is by Autism Speaks staffer Kerry Magro, a motivational speaker, best-selling author, and one of the first TV talk show hosts who’s on the autism spectrum.