Statistics doom second marriages like Jerry and Kelly’s. Seeking premarital guidance from a Christian counseling ministry was the logical choice to proactively protect their marriage.
Gil and Brenda Stuart brought memories, habits and history into their new marriage. They learned the importance of acknowledging the associated emotions and being able to talk about them.
Most remarried couples can beat the odds of divorce and build a successful blended family if they know how to overcome the unique barriers to marital intimacy in a blended family.
Remarriage may start a clean relationship slate, but it doesn’t wipe away memories and old habits. Your best response to your spouse’s remarriage mistakes may be uncommonly simple.
Suddenly, I was the single father of a 4-year-old Disney princess and a little boy who had just learned to walk.
Because Mike and I were widowed, not divorced, we thought we’d found the easy button for blending families: no joint-custody or child-support hassles.
Couples can find the balance between a busy life and a growing relationship, and they can further enhance their love with these simple, 30-second habits.
The Vaughans and Elliotts understand better than most about the frustration of waiting to find a mate.
In the business of life, couples in blended families often stop connecting through shared leisure time. They simply spend their time on other things. But, wise remarried couples recognize the importance of leisure, and they maximize their fun-factor.
God intended sexuality to be a wonderful gift for married couples. Remarriage presents some unique barriers to sexual intimacy, but each of them can be overcome.