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Trade Paperback
174 pages
Jul 2004
Kregel Publications

Honey, I Don't Have a Headache Tonight : Help for Women Who Want to Feel More In the Mood

by Sheila Wray Gregoire

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Honey, I Don’t Have a Headache Tonight is a delightful new book by Sheila Wray Gregoire. The age-old problem of unmatched sexual drives between married partners is addressed in frank terms. The author states that both partners should be able to thoroughly relish the sexual relationship. Gregoire hopes to preserve Christian families by helping women resolve conflicts in the bedroom.

Sheila addresses some of the hang-ups and obstacles a woman may face in her attempt to achieve a rewarding love life. Heaping helpings of wit help women to see problems from other viewpoints, a first step in resolution of anger and resentment. Author of To Love, Honor and Vacuum, Sheila Gregoire writes for magazines and newspapers and speaks to women’s groups encouraging women to take the upper hand in making a better, happier life for themselves.

The book is laid out in nine chapters that look at such problems as health, the need for proper sleep and nutrition, dealing with physical problems, overcoming pornography, getting past guilt, and childhood abuse. She teaches ways to build self-esteem as well as the respect of your spouse and children. “For Him” is a small segment at the end of each chapter that gives advice for the husband.

I especially liked the chapter on respect that showed the difference between carrying each other’s burdens and carrying another’s loads. “When we routinely do things for other people that they should do for themselves, we allow them to treat us in an un-Christlike manner.” states Gregoire. She bases her teaching on scriptures, weaving them into every chapter.

I would recommend this book to wives who are discontent with their sexual relations, those who want to overcome obstacles that keep them from enjoying sex fully in their marriage. I would suggest it to women who have hit snags in their marriages, from which they want to disentangle themselves. – Elece Hollis, Christian Book

Book Jacket:

From the popular author of To Love, Honor, and Vacuum comes this look at attitude adjustments, relationship enhancements, and changes to a woman's pressure-filled life that can help revive her God-given sexual vitality. This is not a medical book, though it is medically accurate. Instead, it gives practical—and often humorous—advice for the vast majority of women who, at the end of a long day, would rather eat chocolate and soak in a bubble bath—alone—than make love.