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Good Communication

Good communication is like the blood of relationships. Every facet of the living organism of your relationship hinges on good, healthy communication.

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Holidays With Adult Children

We appreciate your willingness to approach this holiday season differently than you have in the past. Essentially, your question is the answer to your deep concerns.  The truth is, when it comes to family relationships

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The Energy of our Marriage

Thank you for the level of empathy you show for your wife in your question. At this time your relationship is going through one of the most crucial transitions in marriage, from just being the two of you (dyad), to becoming a triad since a third helpless person joined your duet.

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Same-sex Attraction

To be sure, it is important to have a correct biblical view of who we are to avoid embracing a faulty personal ethic and identity. The Bible states we were created in the image of God...

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We do not see or hear from our son

What you have described is not all that unusual. Much of what you shared has to do with the rituals you and your son have developed over the years about connecting with each other on a regular basis.

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My Marriage Is Over

Anyone can change the habit of referencing their busyness in conversation by recognizing the habit exists, and by being intentional about choosing a different response. You will be surprised at how much more pleasant and relaxing your conversations will become with your cousin.

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Improving Time Together

Anyone can change the habit of referencing their busyness in conversation by recognizing the habit exists, and by being intentional about choosing a different response. You will be surprised at how much more pleasant and relaxing your conversations will become with your cousin.

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What to do After Graduation

Feeling a bit lost, lonely, left out, or falling behind are not unusual emotions after completing an important stage in life like high school. It is quite common to feel out of sorts, even nostalgic, when experiencing a major life transition like going from high school to college or to a vocation.

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When Marriage Is More Down Than Up

We’ve said this before, but it bears repeating: when couples are dating, opposites attract. But in marriage, opposites are more likely to repel.

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A Marriage That Goes the Distance

God’s intent from the beginning was for permanence and intimacy in marriage when he said in Gen 2:24, 25: “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed.”* 

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