Every little girl wants to be swept off her feet by a prince upon his stead. Likewise, most boys at some point decide that dashing in on a white horse to rescue a woman sounds adventurous and noble. Looking at the divorce rates begs the question: What has gone so desperately wrong?
Christians have always seen marriage as a covenant with God as a party to it. But the values of the marketplace, applied to marriage, teach a totally different message: that is, that we are entitled to a good "return on our investment."
Some believe that the children will be better off if the parent is happy, even if they suffer for a while because of their parents’ divorce.
Very few Christians have developed a Bible-based theology of sex. Fewer still live out that theology of sex.
With Mother’s Day in sight, you want to do something to honor your wife for all her hard work, right?
“I hear people saying that you can’t change anyone but you... It’s either put up with a crummy situation or leave, right?”
Here are few practical steps every couple (married or engaged) can take to protect and strengthen their relationship, while implementing sound financial habits.
Can I change my spouse? Do the kids always have to come first? These answers and more to help you transform your marriage.
Many couples fight about the same things over and over again, eventually leading one or the other to consider separation.
There are four specific areas where my husband and I have dug deep emotionally and spiritually to find the treasure in this season of waiting.
I cried almost every day of our first year of marriage. However, that’s not to say that starting off our marriage was all bad.
“I’m afraid that things will just fall apart once we leave The Marriage Recovery Center,” confided a patient.
A spouse who is willing to take any necessary steps to regain trust is more trustworthy than someone prideful, closed and resistant.
On my computer keyboard was a note, in my husband’s handwriting, that simply said: “Love you, Wife.” Oh, the power of a note.
Your husband has a lot going on inside his mind, but you may not know much about it.
“My husband’s ex-wife attacks us frequently in front of the kids and manipulates them constantly. How do we deal with this?”
What matters most to the quality of your marriage isn’t WHETHER you fight, but HOW you fight. Conflict can lead to growth.
If I talk about God but I fail to ask about other people’s needs, I’m simply making a lot of empty religious noise.
If you are looking to take the emotional intimacy level to a deeper place in your marriage, giving comfort is a great place to start.
- April 05, 2013 |