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.”*Read More
The truth is, regardless of how much money a couple or family has, they almost always believe they need more. Family counselors suggest that most of these arguments are not really about the money. Rather, arguments about finances may indicate that a couple has been unable to develop an open and well-organized couple system.Read More
Feelings of Resentment
Resentment and bitterness are byproducts of unresolved conflict or feelings of hurt that persist because forgiveness has not taken place.Read More
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 livesRead More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Keeping Our Homes Abuse-Free
Understanding domestic violence to keep homes free from abuse.Read More
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).Read More