All couples risk drifting apart. By observing three principles — scheduling dates, admitting to brokenness and seeking spiritual intimacy — a couple can keep their marriage on course and enhance it.
First Years of Marriage
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.
Many marriages operate like a cable company. They give the best of themselves initially, but that royal treatment doesn’t last long. Here’s a tip on how to keep from taking your spouse for granted.
If we want our faith in God to increase, we must increase our knowledge of God and His ways. This couple’s devotion will help you encourage your spouse to build and increase his or her faith.
Whatever the gap between leaving and cleaving may be, a thriving marriage only works when both husband and wife leave their parents’ home in numerous ways.
Al and Lisa Robertson, of A&E’s hit television show “Duck Dynasty,” share words of wisdom with newly married couples trying to build a solid relationship amid the responsibilities of building a career, buying a home and starting a family.
Use conversation to stay connected.
Perhaps you have been surprised, even disappointed, to find that sex isn’t the ready-made gift you were anticipating. It takes a lot of effort – and a bit of creativity – to make it work.
Without effort, time and attention, sex can easily and quickly become mundane and predictable and can even turn into a dreaded necessity to place on the ‘to-do’ list.
For emotional intimacy to grow, each partner must be willing to meet the other’s deepest needs and protect the other’s greatest vulnerability.