20 Things You Should Know About Your Spouse

20 Things You Should Know About Your Spouse

No human being has the potential to make a greater impact on the quality of your life than your husband or wife. Years ago I heard the advice, “Study your spouse.” That certainly applies before you say “I do.” It also applies throughout your life together. 

Whether you’re married now or considering marriage, here are some important things to know about your spouse.

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Helping Your Spouse Move Past Their Past

Helping Your Spouse Move Past Their Past

Every human being comes into marriage with baggage. You cannot make it through a couple decades or more of life without experiencing some kind of trauma. Some of those wounds are deeper than others. What do you do when your spouse brings that baggage into the marriage? How can you help your spouse move past their past?

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Independence or Transformation?

Independence or Transformation?

Here in the United States we celebrated Independence Day yesterday. For some the day was filled with a parade, sun, food, and time in the pool followed by music in the park and fireworks. In this country this day reminds us of freedom, and how costly that freedom is. But when it comes to many important things, you must choose either independence or transformation; you can’t have both.

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5 Ways to Fight For Your Marriage

5 Ways to Fight For Your Marriage

Sometimes even before the honeymoon is over it seems “the world, the flesh, and the devil” are conspiring to destroy your marriage. Contemporary culture seems especially aligned against long-term healthy marriages. So if you want yours to be the exception, you will need to learn to fight for your marriage.

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What Did You Get Married For?

What Did You Get Married For?

When you said “I do” you imagined things would be great. Most people expect to be happy when they get married. It’s useful to stop and think, what did you get married for?

What did you expect married life would be like?

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