Ladies, do you find yourself being snarky to your husband way too often? I’ve done that — and worse. If I could go back and sit down with my newly married self, here's what I would tell her.
Pastor Paul Westbrook and his wife, Melody, talk with openness and honesty about the marital crisis they faced and describe how counseling from the National Institute of Marriage (now called Hope Restored) helped restore and strengthen their relationship.Listen
Strengthen your marriage or the marriages in your church by hosting one of our Focus Marriage Conferences or attending one of our Weekend Marriage Retreats. Our speakers and counselors lead couples through biblically-based lessons to enrich and deepen relationships.Read more
Ultimately, pornography addicts are dependent on God for recovery. But certain patterns lead to healing, and others result in heartbreak.Read more
While there's no one-size-fits-all formula that will instantly revolutionize a mismatched marriage, a few principles and contribute to the health of a relationship.
You can't keep hiding. You can't kick the habit on your own; no one can. If you really want to be free, you're going to have to open up to others. You're going to have to learn to be vulnerable.Read more
For Couples in Crisis ... You can still put the pieces back together with Hope RestoredRead more
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Pam and Bill Farrel realized that the quality of their love was going to be determined by how they handled the changing seasons that every marriage encounters.Read more
For 20 years, I had loved my wife — serving, sacrificing, persevering. But I had conveniently forgotten to consider what it meant to cherish her. To do that, I had to figure out what cherishing meant.Read more