Is having fun and intimacy in your marriage essential, or is it extra? Sure, we all like fun and intimacy. But it’s easy to think that other things in our lives are more important—things like work, kids, and chores. But here is the good news: God views fun and intimacy in our marriage as essential. … Continue reading Have Serious Fun
Your marital habits either lead to the connection or the disconnection of your US. How does that statement sit with you? For many of us, it leaves us feeling discouraged. We have other habits we have tried to change and have been unsuccessful, i.e., exercising, eating healthier, staying organized. But marital habits are different because … Continue reading What Does It Take?
You and your spouse are unique. There has never been another US just like the two of you. You may be thinking…ahh we are like a marital snowflake, how romantic. Or you may be thinking…thank God there is not another marriage like ours because we are a hot mess! No matter where you currently find … Continue reading More Moments of Awesome. Less Moments of Awful.
By God’s grace, we can grow in our ability to be vulnerable and transparent with those we love. Author John Powell describes this process in his excellent book, Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am? He lists five levels of communication. Most people start at level five—clichés. We might call this “elevator talk”(“Have a nice … Continue reading Learn to Communicate Openly