Whatever Bad Happens, I Choose Us
You can’t know everything that’s going to happen in marriage, but you can decide ahead of time how to handle it with the promise in your vows: I choose us.
4 Habits for More Joy in Marriage
The brain magnet has shown that attachment—specifically, joyful attachment—is the most powerful motivator in life. No doubt, joy in marriage changes a home.
Is It the Man or Woman’s Job to Preven...
Mike Pence, among many men, committed to not being alone with a woman in the workplace. Is this offensive to working women who don't have the same option in the male-dominant workforce?
7 Ways to Flirt on Social Media
Sure, social media has been known to ruin a marriage or two. But if used in appropriate ways, it's a tool to actually strengthen your bond.
I Don’t Love Him Anymore
I no longer felt anything for my husband. That thought terrified me--I don’t love him anymore. "Would I be happier with someone else?" I wondered.
Making Resolutions for a Thriving Marriage
Setting goals is important to maintaining a healthy marriage. Here are a few ideas to help you stick to them.
A Marriage License Is Not a Receipt, It’s...
Exchanging one spouse for another isn’t as easy as returning the wrong pair of shoes. Choose wisely from the beginning and forget the return policy.
George H.W. Bush and the Marriage America Ne...
I want my own marriage to resemble the one our 41st president had with his late bride, Barbara.
Not All Millennials Wait For the “Righ...
There’s no doubt that marrying my high school sweetheart benefited us for the better.
Not Another Top-Ten List
You don’t have to look far in order to find advice for how you can improve your marriage. Articles are all over the internet about what you should say to sustain your spouse’s interest, the type of clothes you should wear to appear more attractive, and how you can be even more intimate with your partner.
Not Another Statistic
What was the last negative statistic you heard about marriage? Most of us can quickly cite sources that point to the fact that half of all marriages end in divorce.
Our Fixer-Upper Marriage
My husband and I have learned much about putting our relationship into the hands of the Master Renovator.
A Surprise Celebration
What started as a family reunion turned into a time of intense gratitude for the goodness of God in giving us the years my husband and I have had together
Are You Married and Lonely?
Most people believe marriage is the cure for loneliness, but you actually began battling the dreaded foe of isolation when you drove off on your honeymoon.
My Father’s Secret to Staying in Love
As a wonderful example of a godly husband and father, I've always been able to go to my father for advice about anything.
An ‘Oh, Wow!’ Insight on Marriag...
After one of my messages, a man told me about the turning point in his marriage relationship.
I’m Not Going Anywhere
In marriage we need a love that is faithful to the end—because Christians are a people who lean into the covenant of grace.
3 Things Your Spouse Needs to Hear
These simple, heartfelt statements will deepen your love for each other.
A Tribute to Barbara
As their 40th anniversary approached, Dennis wrote the following letter to his wife.
No Matter What, I Still Do
Every day, good or bad, my husband and I remain committed to our marriage
After 70 Years of Marriage, They Both Died W...
The love story of Kenneth and Helen Felumlee was anything but ordinary
Marriage Secrets From the Real Experts
“Looking back, I’ve caused us a lot of grief simply because I was a bulldozer. Bulldozers are powerful machines.” “I was a very obstinate guy and wanted things to go my way. Unfortunately … I even hate to admit it … I cheated on my wife for about 10 years of our marriage. She never […]
Becoming Best Friends
My friendship with Jim is built on a foundation of 37 years of shared adventures
How Would You Define Love?
This perspective can make your marriage an oasis in the middle of a thirsty culture. It can give you the ability to love for a lifetime.
“I Now Understand That God Truly Wants...
A participant in a pilot showing of The Art of Marriage® shares his experience
I’m Glad They Stayed Together
My parents could have taken the easy way out, but they chose to remain committed because it was the right thing to do.
Tom Brady’s Boo Boo
It's probably going to happen to each of us—in a time of frustration, we’ll say something negative we regret.
Is it Really “Nobody’s” Fa...
If we believe in marriage like we say we do, it's time to start taking responsibility for our relationships.
Things I Take for Granted
When was the last time you thanked your spouse for everything he or she contributes to your life?
The True Story Behind ‘The Vow’
When Krickitt Carpenter emerged from a coma following a car accident, she didn't know her husband. Here's the story behind the film, 'The Vow.'
Speaking From The Heart
"We have realized now that actually Charlie's ALS is a blessing because God has allowed him to be a voice to share His message of hope and encouragement."
Till Death Do Us Part
If you’re caring for an aging or ill loved one, you’ll find encouragement in the lessons learned and lived by former seminary president Robertson McQuilkin.
Enjoy Life With the Woman Whom You Love
It's the little things that remind me how much I enjoy life with the wife God has given me.
10 Ideas: Helping Your Marriage Last a Lifet...
Advice from couples who have been married over 50 years
11 Rules on Marriage You Won’t Learn i...
Here's some practical, counter-cultural advice on how to make marriage work.
After 25 Years, Am I Part of a Dying Breed?
In a world where life hits us hard at every turn we all long for a soft spot with arms that hold, eyes that embrace, and a heart that loves us in spite of ourselves–forever
5 Ways to Keep Your Marriage Covenant
It's time to realize our marriage vows are a covenant—a solemn oath made by a husband and wife to each other and to God. Here are some ideas for making a covenantal commitment a reality in your marriage.
Marriage Is Never What We Expect
I noticed three common themes that developed among responses to a recent series of Marriage Memo articles