Most people struggle to manage their stresses in marriage effectively. And unmanaged stress in one spouse usually escalates stress in the other. But reactions can be complex.
Mother of five and business coach, Alli Worthington, offers two simple steps to help moms break busy in their world so they can refocus on their marriage.
Taking time to rest—physically, emotionally, spiritually and mentally—is in the best interest of you and your marriage. God doesn’t want you to be an empty, exhausted person with nothing to give.
Roadblocks to self-care affect marriages because a spouse who isn’t cared for comes to the marriage depleted instead of ready to give. A marriage thrives when each spouse is seeking his or her own care.
Is your husband moody, angry or fearful? He may have difficulties at work. Dr. Greg Smalley offers practical methods that his wife, Erin, has used to help him navigate these work-related challenges.
We all need relief valves.
Suffering of some sort is inevitable in marriage. When we learn to turn our eyes and hearts to God during those times, we can draw closer to each other as a couple, as well as to our heavenly Father.
It’s easy to let worry creep into our lives. Doing so, though, adds unnecessary stress to our marriage. This devotion gives you and your spouse questions to start a conversation about the topic.
The storms of life had her marriage at risk for divorce, but a timely broadcast showed Barbara a love she’d never known
An often-forgotten side to the gift-giving tradition is that your spouse is sharing something meaningful, possibly as a way to spend quality time together. Learning that is a big part of marriage.