Emotional abuse in marriage is one of the hardest forms of abuse to recognize, but unrepentant patterns are the key to identifying it.
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Learn how to identify the two most dangerous expectations in marriage and open the door to a healthy relationship with your spouse.
When my husband and I let go of our expectations about gift-giving, we discovered new ways to feel loved and celebrated
Creating expectations of how life should go can open our hearts up to disappointment. However, if we live with anticipation and expectancy of what is to come, and what God is doing in our lives, we can experience greater joy in the journey.
If you are angry, afraid, resentful, jealous or depressed, the fault may lie in your thinking.
The house and children aren’t solely my responsibility. And the chaos isn’t entirely mine, either. My husband, Greg, is an equal partner with equal responsibility. He’s not simply “helping” me.
It’s easy to keep our character flaws covered up when we aren’t living in the most intimate covenant relationship on earth — marriage. But married life has a way of exposing us.
I’ve yet to meet a married couple who didn’t struggle with unspoken expectations. By learning to talk about expectations in your relationship, you can begin to establish a more satisfying marriage.
Painful wounds can cause us to forget who God made us to be, and we start believing lies that affect what we think about ourselves and how we relate. That’s especially true in how we relate to our spouse.