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Sex in Marriage

"There is a beauty and tenderness to sex….Being invited into someone's most intimate space is an incredible privilege and honour. Sexuality is a private beaconing to your lover 'to come away with me and be a part of me.'” – Sex Awakened, Renee Yam

Are you looking for Christian sex advice for newlyweds? If you are engaged or newlywed and you want to understand how to cultivate healthy sexual intimacy in your marriage, this book is for you!

Its packed with biblical foundations, healthy insights into holistic sexuality, and a liberating approach to exploring sexual pleasure and satisfaction in marriage. In a simple and relatable style, this book explains how our bodies are intricately wired for sex and how couples can cultivate their most powerful sexual technique - communication.

Full of conversation starters and practical ways to awaken and enhance sexual intimacy, you will be equipped and empowered right from the start of your marriage, to enjoy sex to the full - just the way God designed it.



- The God of Intimacy
- The Power of Sex
- The Beauty and Wonder of Your Sexuality
- Your Private Paradise
- Sex Chats
- Your Sexual Journey
- Honour Your Intimacy


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"As a newly married Christian couple, I thought sex was pretty straightforward. All that we knew about sex was based on what our friends told us and movies. Sex Awakened has really shown us that it is so much more than that! This book has facilitated amazing discussions between us, which lead to greater intimacy. Renee is a brilliant writer who gets to the point and makes her readers feel comfortable while reading. The book is so easy to read and understand! Every word inside is practical and helpful for a married couple! This will definitely be my new wedding gift for newly married couples!" - Libby

"We loved the conversation starters in this book, as it helped us explore and discuss intimacy in ways we wouldn’t have thought to ask ourselves. We appreciate the practical advice and techniques given by Renee and the biblical perspective on intimacy in this book. It has definitely helped us immensely in understanding God’s desire and plan for sex in our marriage. We are so glad we read this book as an engaged couple!" - Yvonne & Gordon


"I love how right from the start, Renee breaks down any shame about sex and powerfully delivers the message that this is what we are designed for as human beings, along with all of the benefits of intimacy and being vulnerable in your relationship. It is something I have personally never seen in the church.  The only message talked about was that sex is for marriage and procreation! There appears to be an overarching fear that if we discussed sex in a positive light, people will want to have sex outside of marriage, so it’s simply not discussed. So, of course, many people feel shame when they cross the threshold from abstinence to sex within a committed relationship. Sadly at no point is the opposite said - here you are, this is a gift, enjoy it, explore it, relish it. Until now. This book will be life-changing for so many people as it brings them closer to their spouse/partner and opens up such a necessary conversation." - Gisele K

"As a Pastor and a broader team of volunteers that facilitate pre marriage counselling for couples in our church its great to have a resource of the calibre of Renee’s book. Sex Awakened is a book that expresses the joy and pleasure that can come from sex within a healthy, committed relationship, that combined with her clinical studies and years’ experience in counselling, have produced a book that I happy to put into the hands of any couple seeking all that God has for in their intimacy." - Dave Crafts, Pastor 

"Best book. Highly recommended. A holisitic view on sex. Informative and didactic." - Eduardo 

"I loved reading this book and have gifted it to a few engaged and newlyweds. What a beautiful read! Renee can take what has become a tainted topic and describe its beauty, bringing intimacy to the forefront of the marriage relationship and how our sex life is to be celebrated. I've been married for 24 years, and reading this book brought a freshness and a newfound love and intimacy with each other and God." - Kathy 

"I highly recommend Sex Awakened! Sex, intimacy, and marriage is complex and takes ongoing, intentional effort to grow and be healthy. Renee Yam has been a great friend and a role model of mine when it comes to integrating one's faith and sexuality. She has a wealth of expertise and knowledge working with couples, and through this book has given helpful insight d practical tips on creating fulfilling intimacy. She goes into it all - the spiritual, the emotional and the physical aspects of sexual intimacy. There is always something new to learn when it comes to sexuality. If you're engaged or a newlywed this is a great resource to help you prioritise and create soul satisfying intimacy!" - Cheryl Fagan, Sex Educator & Founder of On Top

"I have almost finished reading this book and have been really enjoying it.  It goes into great detail about male and female anatomy - more than they teach you in high school! The questions throughout are great conversation starters and are useful for both Christian and non-Christian couples. It's an easy read, with lots of suggestions on how to explore your sexual desires and embrace intimacy! I recommend this book & will be passing it onto my friends." - Amanda

"Sex Awakened highlights the factors before sex are equally, if not more important, than the act itself. Respect. Trust. Vulnerability. Intimacy. As a newly married couple, my wife and I found this book easy to read and stress-less to apply." - Brad and Jess

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