If you are angry, afraid, resentful, jealous or depressed, the fault may lie in your thinking.
A spouse can bring pain, triggers and irrational responses to a marriage when he or she has experienced trauma that’s unresolved. But with love and commitment, his or her spouse can learn to help.
Three journeys fill the scope of marriage: the husband’s, the wife’s and the united (or marital) journey. The only journey you can walk without your spouse’s consent is your own.
Is your spouse the same person you married? Your spouse keeps changing in preferences and interests. To stay current, study your spouse to understand, serve and love him or her better each day.
Women who do not understand why their husband isn’t initiating sex can often personalize it and struggle emotionally.
True romance is more about being captivated by your spouse than buying flowers or chocolate. And captivation is all about curiosity and interest — being allured by your spouse.
Scripture indicates that one virtue — love — has supreme value above all other virtues. But when you don’t feel particularly loving, you don’t have to try to muster romantic feelings for your spouse.
Appreciating our husband’s or wife’s emotions can be difficult. But we can give our spouse a special gift by seeking to thoroughly understand him or her before reacting.
Most marriages experience some obstacle in physical intimacy. But the Lord asks you and me to view sex as a gift of creating. Just like a LEGO set, the joy is found in building.
After years or even decades of marriage, how can you pursue your spouse? Three things — understanding, action and serving — can help you get on the right track.