026: Sexual Intimacy in Marriage

Podcast Guest: Dan Purcell

Sexual Intimacy in Marriage

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In this Episode

Join Dr. Dave and Dr. Liz today in talking about sexual intimacy within your relationship, where they welcome on special guest Dan Purcell. Dan talks with us about the
importance of keeping our relationships close and connected. Sharing some great tips to help couples navigate this important topic and offering some excellent resources for you to learn more.

0:00 – Who is Dan Purcell?
1:45 – How Dan got into strengthening relationships.
6:51 – Discovering healthy sources for sexual intimacy in marriage.
10:31 – we are not without our struggles – we must overcome them.
13:15 – Cosmo Magazine Approach
16:48 – Slow it down – enjoy the journey.
18:40 – There are different levels of sexual intimacy.
20:00 – Share your heart!
22:09 – Try new things.
24:13 – It is ok to schedule sex for busy couples.
27:22 – Don’t have sex feel like a duty.
30:42 – App – Intimately Us.
34:25 – Takeaways

About Dan Purcell

Dan and his wife Emily Purcell are the founders of Get Your Marriage On! Their marriage went through a bit of a renaissance a few years ago and wanted to share what they learned with other couples. They created a fun & sexy bedroom game app called Intimately Us that has been downloaded over 300,000 times. They put on events and retreats for couples. Dan is the host of the Get Your Marriage On! podcast. Dan also coaches others on marriage & intimacy. Dan and Emily have been married for over 19 years and have 6 kids. Dan loves cracking dad jokes, running marathons, planning the next creative date night with his sweetheart, and enjoys the magnificent outdoors around their St George  home.

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Insights and Invites


Don: Make your spouse number one, investing in our relationships will bring us the biggest return on happiness.
Dave: Taking a deeper approach that is more intimate and can be so powerful, rather than superficial.
Liz: What can I do today to make my spouses life more worth living?


  • Slow things down – take time to work on intimacy with your significant other, things wont just come naturally, they will take time and effort.
    • Download the app, “Intimately Us” and follow @getyourmarriageon on Instagram.
    • Make your spouse your number one, investigate your relationship and find what makes you both the happiest.

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