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What Should I Do After an Angry Outburst?

Imagine that your spouse hit one of your “buttons,” and you had an angry outburst. How do you repair the relationship? Read on to learn more about anger control.

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How To Handle Stress in Marriage

Most people struggle to manage their stresses in marriage effectively. And unmanaged stress in one spouse usually escalates stress in the other. But reactions can be complex.

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Signs of Emotional Abuse

There are distinct differences between an unhealthy exchange and verbal or emotional abuse. Married couples need to understand and recognize the differences. What are some indications of abuse?

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From Hygge to Christian Hospitality

Hygge is self-edification, creating the feeling of comfort and security. But Christian hospitality focuses outward, creating a safe place for weary souls.

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Small Wedding Ideas

While simple, small weddings aren’t necessarily on the radar as a trend, many couples are choosing to save money, minimize stress and focus on what matters most.

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Survivors of Childhood Trauma Can Have a Good Marriage

He couldnt see a thing. A pitch-black cell left Ian feeling hopeless. How did my life end up like this? Ian Humphrey hit bottom when he was put in solitary confinement after starting a fight with another prisoner. His past and the darkness of his surroundings spoke to his soul: You are a failure, unworthy of love.

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