Aah, Retirement. What could go wrong?
How could we possibly think retirement, changing health, and decline ahead wouldn’t have surprises and challenges like our 40+ years of marriage?
5 Reasons Your Marriage Isn’t as Bad as It Seems Right Now
How do we know in the middle of deep despair if it’s time to throw the house key in his face? Or if we can check our emotions and reevaluate?
The Enneagram and My Marriage
I’m Jenn. I’m a 9. If you’re a 6, like my husband, you’re waiting to decide if I’m knowledgeable about the Enneagram until after you hear what I say.
Balancing Family and Career for the Young Professional Pursuing Both
More stuff means more bills. More bills require more work.The work life balance cycle is as paralyzing as it is addictive. And it is luring every American family.
I Thought Our Debt Was His Problem
I didn’t want to work hard to hand my paycheck over to cover his debt. I wanted to spend my money my way. He is the one who went to college and accrued it!
Sex After Baby: From Her Side of the Bed
I struggled with a lot of fear when it came to sex after baby! I avoided telling my husband that I was wrestling with a lack of desire for quite awhile.
Sex After Baby: From His Side of the Bed
When and how do you get back into physical intimacy with each other after a new baby? As the husband, I have learned 3 nonnegotiables for sex after baby.
“I want sex more than he does!” 4 Tips for the Sexually-Frustrated Woman
1 in 5 women have the higher sex drive. But when our husbands decline–or rarely initiate sex–it leaves us thinking, What’s wrong with him? Or is it me?
If Bill Gates Can Drop Off His Kids, So Can You
When dads share the household responsibilities, it’s a win-win for the family and a win-win for society. Bill Gates, tech guru, and wife Melinda proved it.
When Your Man’s Long Hours Don’t Feel Like Love
Following a Major League Baseball career, my husband’s work led to a new demanding position. So, I came home to an empty house and had dinner alone again.
I Am a Married Single Parent
I am still legally married. But all the things that a marriage typically brings, especially in the world of parenting, do not exist in our marriage.
Kids Are Worth Every Single Penny—and More
At the end of my life, I won’t be sad about what I couldn’t afford. I’ll be thankful for the rich memories and lives we’ve built with our children.
Soothing the Shopping Itch Without Breaking the Bank
Ideas to help you feel like you’re living in luxury without spending much money … or any at all.
Connecting With Your Spouse Through the Busy Parenting Years
When we became parents, our entire universe shifted. What happened to the couple we were?
When Was the Last Time Your Marriage Had a Physical?
You might make sure to head to the doctor each year like clockwork, but when is the last time your marriage had a physical?
Why You Need to Get Away
Spending an entire weekend learning how to communicate, grow in oneness, and love one another better was like hitting a reset to our busy lives.
Marriage Is for Me… Right?
Conflict over money and infidelity might be some of the most common reasons for getting a divorce in our society, but I’d argue that there’s a more common root to most separations:“I’m just not happy anymore.”
The 8 Symbols of Isolation in Marriage
Every day each partner in a marriage makes choices that result in oneness or in isolation.
Who Does the Housework?
How can we uphold what the Bible says about marital relationships and make good decisions about housework?
Why Sex Is So Important to Your Husband
God wired men and women very differently. And a man’s sexual performance with his wife is an inseparable part of who he is.
He Returned Home a Troubled Man
Rusty Mauney couldn’t forget his wartime experience in Iraq. As he found relief in alcohol, his wife, Marsha, began asking God to save their marriage.
3 Keys to Living in Contentment
We can learn to live happily even if we are denied things we consider essential.
A Backdoor to Happiness in Marriage
If you want a great relationship, learn to showcase your spouse.
7 Truths to Remember in Troubled Times
Concerned about economic, political, racial, and moral instability in our culture? Disheartened by struggles in your personal life? Here’s what to focus on when the ground shakes beneath your feet.
2 Steps to Keep Your Marriage From Going Stale
A husband and wife often begin drifting apart so slowly that they hardly recognize it’s happening.
Marriage Always Turns Out Different Than Expected
My wife’s suffering taught us that marriage can bind our hearts together in an unconditional love that our human emotions could never manufacture on their own.
Embracing Your Differences in Marriage
The unique, fresh traits that attracted you to your spouse can become tiresome after you are married.
3 Weeds to Pull From Your Marriage Garden
No matter how much effort goes into a garden, it will all be in vain if you don’t deal with weeds.The same goes with marriage.