Remembering the reasons we chose our spouse and focusing on the joy we can experience with them are good ways to start recovering from stressful seasons of life.
Reaching out means turning our heart and our attention toward our spouse whenever opportunities arise. If we remember what we did during seasons of closeness, we can reach out again in the same ways.
Early on, my conversations with my wife, Jean, felt deep and meaningful. Now mealtime talks tend to revolve around our boys. We need to be more intentional about having more significant conversations.
Attitudes and the thoughts that form them are important, especially in marriage.
One day when I was fishing in Florida, it was getting late in the evening. I was tired and decided to take a rest. I closed my eyes, laid down my pole, propped my feet up, and drifted off to sleep. A short time later, I was startled awake by the sound of heavy traffic. …
The clock struck 12 in this couple’s fairy tale marriage, and the glamour vanished. How could theirs be a happy ending?