Managing the fires of conflict and igniting controlled burns requires skill and knowledge of what creates the "fire" in the first place.
- March 01, 2013 |
What makes a marriage flourish? First, build your foundation on Christ. Then what follows will have solid support.
What is enabling? What is intervention? What can save -or destroy- your marriage?
Respecting your husband is a challenge – especially when he doesn’t deserve it. But God wants to help you grow in this area.
There is value on celebrating marital love every year. Why not use Valentine’s Day as a scheduled marriage booster?
Keep this acrostic for LOVE in mind as you make plans to wow the one you love: Listen, Observe, Vary, Extract!
Is it possible to change the behavior of a controlling or dominating spouse? If not, how can I salvage my marriage?
One mistake many couples make is not acknowledging the other person’s feelings, even if you don’t agree with their perspective.
Chocolates melt and flowers die. Why not give your spouse a Valentine's Day gift that will really improve your marriage?
When I went through my divorce Valentine’s Day was one of the most dreaded days of the year. I hated it.
I'm not an expert on marriage and by some standards I'm still a rookie. But I have learned a few things in these ten wonderful years.
One respondent said, “As a result of his controlling me, I have low self-esteem. I feel worthless. I have no value.”
Most Christians don’t look to Chris Rock for advice. But on one point, he has something we should hear.
If you’re a spender who married a saver, you CAN learn how to decrease the amount of conflict and increase trust between you.
Dominated spouses have one thing in common; they need a different life than the one they have been subjected to in their marriages.
Say the right thing, and you can help set her free. Every woman's pain needs to be heard and taken in and empathized with.
Marriage, like tandem kayaking, assumes that you are going in the same direction, working together and have the same goals.
In this ever-changing world, God alone can give meaning to life.