Having a happier marriage may be easier than you think. You can do little things to add joy to your union. Here are inspiring stories written by couples on how they made their marriage happier.
Friendship in Marriage
Build your friendship with your spouse and you may be amazed at the romantic spark that is reignited when your husband or wife becomes your best friend.
Family and friends have an active role to play in marriages. What can you do to build a community that encourages healthy relationships for husbands and wives?
The qualities of common kindness, honesty, empathy, loyalty and trust are gifts that each spouse gives to the other. This friendship foundation enhances relationship happiness throughout the marriage.
Embrace the risks and rewards of accountability by joining a men’s mentoring group where you’ll be challenged in area of integrity as well as in your relationships with your spouse and children.
Accountability is faithful friendship, doing life side by side with a comrade, a friend or a co-worker. But we must be intentional about engaging others on this quest for a life of purity.
Some couples choose not to have opposite-sex relationships because of the risks. But the couple must make sure all the “nutrients” from others in the body of Christ are present.
Women are drawn to the company of other women, and your marriage is affected by the friends you choose to spend time with. Which of your girlfriends help to make you a better wife?
When couples compromise on obedience to God, their marriages drift towards mediocrity. Abundant marriage, however, is within reach when attending to five key areas.
Marriage without friendship cannot work in our culture.