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Moving forward: 3 healthy responses to offense in marriage

Offenses don't just happen in your marriage; offenses occur in all marriages. You are not alone. But how do you respond? Are you the angry wife? You know, the one who stomps around your home angrily cleaning hoping your spouse will get the hint. Are you the dangerous wife? The one who uses offense as ammo, shooting down any attempt of intimacy. Are you the controlling wife? The one who refuses to do anything or give anything unless everything goes your way. Are you the loving wife? Oh, she's the one[...]

3 Mid Week Blog Posts you want to read

As we spend today celebrating Independence Day, it’s a great time to catch up on three of our most popular blog posts. Feel free to read, to comment and to share. Wife life: 3 prayers that changed my marriage This blog post is one of my favorite because these prayers are quite personal for me. They have helped to make a tremendous impact in my marriage and in my heart.  I hope that you will be encouraged to include some of these prayers in your prayer time for your marriage. What were your favorites? R[...]

Safe Spaces: 3 ways to improve communication with your spouse and children

Do you remember the last time your spouse or kid felt frustrated, annoyed, or irritated by your response? How did he/she respond? Did he withdraw his heart? Did you find yourself reacting instead of responding? Creating safe spaces where those we love want to talk often starts with the environment we create. When our spouse and children feel that they are in a relational safe space, they are more likely to talk about their emotions, hopes and fears. Improving communication with your spouse and children[...]