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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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Healthy Marriage Traits

A Marriage Health Checkup Plan

To determine marriage health, couples need to monitor their relational fitness to catch problems they might miss. Here’re some questions to help you.

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Healthy Sexuality

5 Keys to a Healthy Perspective on Sex

Proverbs 5 is devoted to outlining a healthy perspective of sex and showing how sex is a gift intended for marriage alone. Here are five takeaways that will help you maintain a healthy perspective on sex.

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Anger

How I Learned to Avoid Overreacting

I used to overreact. Now I seek clarity before reacting in communication with my wife. I slow down and examine my heart before engaging.

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Communication Struggles

Moving Beyond Compromise in Marriage

Don’t settle for ‘his way’ or ‘her way.’ Find a better way! Learn how to negotiate and communicate with your spouse for a happier marriage.

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Anger

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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Communication Struggles

How to Get Your Spouse to Want Your Feedback

Persuading someone to accept feedback isn’t just about phrasing things the right way. You’re showing your spouse what he or she doesn’t already know. Both of you will grow through this trust-building process.

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Communication Struggles

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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