Sometimes I Feel Like Cheating

Sometimes I Feel Like Cheating

You haven’t done it – not yet. But you’ve felt like it. Part of you knows you shouldn’t. But things could be better at home. Or perhaps your spouse has hurt you so badly you’d like them to hurt too. You have needs, right? Being truthful, you’d have to admit that sometimes you feel like cheating on your spouse.

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Help! My Spouse is Cheating!

Help! My Spouse is Cheating!

Among the possible sources of pain a spouse’s betrayal ranks as one of the worst. The person you expected to have your best interests at heart and stick with you through good and bad has let you down. Knowing or suspecting your spouse is cheating rocks your world.

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5 Things to do After a Fight with your Spouse

5 Things to do After a Fight with your Spouse

Chances are good you and your spouse have had a fight. Perhaps you even had a fight during the just-ended Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Changes in routine, travel, holidays, entertaining guests, or having kids home from school may be triggers for a fight. Of course there are the “normal” triggers such as communication “failures,” money challenges, or differences in desires for intimacy. But what’s most important is what you do after a fight with your spouse.

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How Gratitude Transforms Your Marriage

How Gratitude Transforms Your Marriage

Thanksgiving comes this week in the United States. Many research studies show how choosing to be grateful can improve mental and physical wellbeing, and it’s certainly a vital spiritual practice. But we don’t often consider the ways in which gratitude transforms your marriage.

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Blended and Blessed: Finding Peace in a Step-Family

Blended and Blessed: Finding Peace in a Step-Family

Over 50% of families in the United States are “re-coupled”, with one or both partners having been married before. Over 50% of children are being raised with one biological parent and that parent’s current partner (married or not). The 21st definition of family is different. Within a Christian context, is it possible to find peace in a step-family?

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