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What To Really Expect In Marriage

On May 11, 2012, Posted by , In All Posts,Happy Marriage, With No Comments

Would you like a happy marriage? What a silly question. Of course you do — everyone does. But one of the main reasons why people are so unhappy with their marriage is because of unrealistic expectations. Many people who get married expect/assume that their partner will change (how’s that been…

How to Avoid Divorce and Save the Marriage

On May 9, 2012, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Save Marriage, With 48 Comments

Most people begin their married life as a happy couple – avoiding divorce or saving marriage is the furthest thing from their minds because of the blissfulness they enjoy. But as is often the case, conflicts and bitterness creep in, and eventually the couple wakes up in the dreary world…

6 Ways to Repair and Save a Marriage

On May 4, 2012, Posted by , In All Posts,Save Marriage, With No Comments

6 Ways to Repair and Save a Marriage Despite having been married for the last 12 years, Don and Brenda (not their real names) are on the verge of a divorce, despite wanting to save their marriage. Although they’ve tried to save their marriage, their efforts often lead to arguments,…

Effects of Spirituality on Marital Satisfaction

On May 2, 2012, Posted by , In All Posts,Prayer & Spirituality, With No Comments

Does spirituality improve marital satisfaction? The research is in! Studies show that when spirituality is valued in a marriage such as when a husband and wife share similar beliefs and religious practices, marital and familial satisfaction rates are significantly higher than in families with few or no spiritual resources or…

Can Pornography Actually Improve Sex in Marriage?

On April 27, 2012, Posted by , In All Posts,Pornography, With No Comments

What do you think, does pornography improve marital sex? Maybe you’ve heard people say that they use pornography to “spice up” their sex life.  Some report that pornography has made marital sex that much better. While I have no desire to argue with anyone about what they feel is true…

Is It Possible to Improve Your Marriage If You Don’t Talk About Issues?

Is it true that you can actually improve your marriage without talking about issues? The answer is a resounding “Yes!” In their book, How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It, psychologists Steven Stosny and Patricia Love suggest that, while it is eventually important to talk about your marital…

Have You Stopped Dating Your Spouse?

On April 20, 2012, Posted by , In All Posts,Date Night, With No Comments

Date Nights in Marriage Do you remember dating your partner before you were married? Remember how much fun you had enjoying each others’ company while sharing new experiences together? Have you stopped dating your spouse? Though most couples continue to go out on dates even after they are married, once…

How to Find Top Class Christian Marriage Counseling

On April 18, 2012, Posted by , In All Posts,Marriage Counseling, With No Comments

How to Find Top Class Christian Marriage Counseling Finding an outstanding marriage counselor, especially one who runs a Christian-based practice, isn’t always easy. That’s why I recommend starting with your pastor. Since most pastors also have some training in marriage counseling, you may find that your pastoral staff offers marriage…

How to Make Marriage Work Part Five

On April 13, 2012, Posted by , In All Posts,Save Marriage, With No Comments

How to Make Marriage Work Part 5 Do you often wish for more intimacy in your marriage? In this final post of the How to Make Marriage Work series, we will learn how to initiate loving action instead of waiting around for our partners to make us happy. This series…

How to Make Marriage Work Part Four

On April 11, 2012, Posted by , In All Posts,Save Marriage, With No Comments

How to Make Marriage Work Part 4 You are now in Part four of a five part series on how to make marriage work. This post is about how you can tap into your spiritual power to address your relationship issues.  But before we continue, let’s recap what we’ve already…