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Feelings of Resentment

Resentment and bitterness are byproducts of unresolved conflict or feelings of hurt that persist because forgiveness has not taken place.

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Living Together Without Being Married

We believe God loves you and wants to save you and your partner regardless of what has happened or is happening in your lives

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Should I Say “Yes”?

We often share with dating couples—and married couples too—that there are no perfect couples because there are no perfect people.

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My Sons Want Tattoos!

I am a Christian single mom of two sons. One is 19 years old and the other 23. Recently they’ve been talking about getting tattoos, and I am disturbed by that idea. I find tattoos disgraceful and distasteful. In my opinion, tattoos disrespect the human body created in the image of God.

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Too Much Bickering!

What you’ve described is very common among married couples. Most good marriages enjoy a decent level of happiness, and married partners tend to get along until someone says something or does something—even if it’s insignificant—that makes the other person feel angry or hurt. 

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Unmet Expectations

Your story is one we’ve heard before from many disappointed marriage partners. Yet, many of them have never spoken to their spouse about their feelings and needs. What you’ve shared is described in the marriage literature as unmet expectations, which are among the most difficult situations to deal with in marriage.

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Ambiguous Loss

Emerging theories of grief, such as ambiguous loss, may help us understand what you’re currently experiencing with your daughter who was recently diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI).

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Helping Children (and Others) With Viral Anxiety

Practical advice to navigate a season of uncertainty and bad news

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Sponges, Brains, and Character

A hands-on family devotional on guarding our hearts and brains to develop a Christ-like character.

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Listening Well in a Crisis

How can we listen better when people are distressed? That is a big question for which we need answers as people deal with the myriad issues related to social isolation, illness, mental health, and the financial pressures caused by the current COVID-19 situation.

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