How Family and Friends Impact Your Marriage

How Family and Friends Impact Your Marriage

Most weddings are a celebration. Love is in the air. Family and friends show up for the party bringing bitter-sweet memories and mixed feelings. But it’s not just for the wedding presents and to have an audience in the pictures; those family and friends impact your marriage long after the wedding is over.

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Don’t Settle for a Miserable Marriage

Don’t Settle for a Miserable Marriage

Marriage affects your wellbeing. If your relationship is healthy you are happier, healthier, and generally live a longer more productive life. If your relationship is unhealthy your physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing is at risk. The stakes are too high to settle for a miserable marriage.

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When You Become Your Spouse’s Caregiver

When You Become Your Spouse’s Caregiver

If your marriage has had a reasonable degree of closeness and love, when one spouse becomes ill it affects the other deeply. Sure, there are the “little” things such as the flu or a necessary surgery. But what about when the illness is ongoing, chronic, and perhaps eventually terminal? What happens to your marriage when you become your spouse’s caregiver?

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The SCENE in your Marriage

The SCENE in your Marriage

Today’s Western culture is often less than helpful or friendly to long-term Christian marriage. Few believers would dispute that, and you would probably agree that marriage is more like a marathon than a sprint. Yet so many marriages dissolve into misery, or even end. Understanding the SCENE in your marriage provides some fascinating perspective.

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Three Things to Focus On When Your Spouse is Not a Believer

Three Things to Focus On When Your Spouse is Not a Believer

You may have married before you became a Christian, and now feel the growing disconnect between your newer relationship with Jesus and your relationship with your spouse. You may have married someone who is not a Christian thinking things would work out, and they most certainly have not. Or you may have married believing your spouse was a Christian, but they have moved farther away from Christ while you have moved closer. What do you do when your spouse is not a believer?

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