“Marriage is not fifty-fifty,” I heard Dr. Phil announce on national television. “It’s one-hundred and one-hundred.”
- July 27, 2012 |
I want to have the kind of marriage where my husband and I are so closely intertwined that people can’t tell the difference between his roots and my vines.
- July 27, 2012 |
You cannot change your spouse. The only person you can change is you.
One year after my wife’s accident, her neurologist mentioned a shocking statistic: over 80% of marriages where a spouse has a head injury end in divorce.
God expects us to keep our promises. Have eyes only for each other. Reassure your spouse and cherish the vows you made at the altar.
In each circumstance, every interaction - we all can choose whether we are going to consider others’ feelings or win at all costs.
People automatically assume that a couple married for that long would stick it out until one of them dies. But the trend has been changing for some time.
Did you start off your marriage really knowing which way to go?
Ephesians chapter five isn’t only about marriage. In fact, it’s actually about the Church and being “imitators of God.”
In reality beyond taxes and death there are no real 100% guarantees in this life. But there are some principles that, when applied, can make sure your marriage is moving in the direction of long-term, unbreakable commitment.
When a romantic partner breaks up with you, the heartache can be so strong that it feels like it will never end.
It has been said that we cannot be fully aware or appreciative of others unless we are first aware and appreciative of ourselves.
While there are many ways couples make ministering together flow seamlessly, there are some foundational elements we can observe and emulate, making it practical to our daily lives.
It must be intimidating to write a book on marriage. To rise above such a crowded field a book needs to offer something different, something unique. Tim and Kathy Keller have jumped into the fray with their book The Meaning of Marriage and the distinguishing feature of their book is a deep gospel-centeredness.
The good news is that your close relationships don’t have to be painful. If you’re willing to change destructive relationship patterns in your life, God will help you break free from them and enjoy healthy relationships.
"… and I loved deeper, and I spoke sweeter, and I gave forgiveness I’d been denying…" Tim McGraw's lyrics don't just apply to how we die, but how we date our spouses.
The back cover asks, “What really matters in a relationship?” And that is just what Grylls seeks to discuss.
Julie and Mike had been married for twenty-four years when she sent me the email for my book, 52 Ways to Wow Your Husband: Put a Smile on His Face. She described her most creative wow date for her guy, a real ride down memory lane...